Food and Drink Recipes

Steak with a mushroom sauce

Tonight I decided I was craving steak and we didn’t have any sauce for it in my grandfather’s house, so I decided to create my own with some ingredients I found in the fridge, the result was amazing so here is the recipe :D

Mushroom Sauce:
Chop up mushrooms, onions and cherry tomatoes, add olive oil into a frying pan and fry until soft. Add some salt, ground pepper and ground mixed herbs and stir. Next, add some lemon juice and white grape juice. When some of the liquid evaporates, stir in some single cream and stir for a few minutes. Take off the heat and put ontop of your meat. I used steak but you could use this on chicken… it tastes amazing!






Steak:
Put into a frying pan with olive oil, season the steaks on both sides with salt, pepper and dried mixed herbs for taste. Fry on one side for 3-4 minutes, turn over for an additional 2 minutes for a medium steak… slightly longer is you like it well done.




Side Salad in a Parmigiano-Reggiano and Herb Sauce:
Fresh Salad, I used watercress, spinach and rocket leaves (but could use any lettuce variety), cucumbers, cherry tomatoes. The dressing was made using 1 cup mayonnaise, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon onion powder, 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, 1/2 teaspoon of dried herbs, 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese and Salt & Pepper which was all mixed together then drizzled on the salad.

Finished Product:
It was yummy, I wish I had more *drool*

Dessert:
This is my grandfather’s favourite ice cream ever and I’ve been eating it since I was a little kid. It’s ultra creamy and great quality! I put 2 scoops into a bowl along with chopped strawberries which were spinkled with some sugar to make sweeter.


& there you go, that is all currently in my tummy and I wish there was more :(

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20 Comments

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    Jacqui
    May 30, 2008 at 10:36 pm

    Looks delicious!

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    Sou
    May 30, 2008 at 10:48 pm

    That looks so painfully delicious Nani!!!!!!!!!!!

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    kOMODO dRAGON
    May 31, 2008 at 6:03 am

    Why DOES THIS LOOK SO GOOD, AND WHY CANT I HAVE IT ?

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    Marzouq
    May 31, 2008 at 9:05 am

    That looks pretty good, and I am damn hungry now in the early morning!

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    nono
    May 31, 2008 at 9:33 am

    *droll!*

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    Ansam
    May 31, 2008 at 10:32 am

    bon appetit
    Looks very delicieux :-P
    I WANT!

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    Natasha
    May 31, 2008 at 2:56 pm

    HEY LOVE! Wow, its been oh so long and I’m just horrid at staying in touch x( I hope everything is going good with you! Did I ever tell you, you can cook my dinner anytime? LMAO. Well love hopefully I might have lifeinpink or a subdomain up soon x) Miss youu!

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    NoNoWa
    May 31, 2008 at 4:04 pm

    Looks scrumptious to say the least :)

    Thanks for helping me figure out what to make for lunch tomorrow!! I appreciate all the help I can get :)

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    Dreamy
    May 31, 2008 at 4:40 pm

    looks neat, good cooker =)

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    ananyah
    May 31, 2008 at 9:58 pm

    @Jacqui – it was!

    @Sou – want some?

    @kOMODO dRAGON – hehehe cause I’m such an amazing cook hehe & I was greedy and ate it!

    @Marzouq – getting my own pay back on you :P

    @nono – double drool!

    @Ansam – yalla I’ll cook it for you one day!

    @Natasha – miss you too! hope your okay! hahaha sure thing!

    @NoNoWa – lemme know how it goes ;)

    @Dreamy – neat and yummy!

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    TAT
    June 1, 2008 at 10:21 am

    looks yummy however don’t like mayonnaise so wont have that salad on the other hand you should cook for me to taste and see if it’s as good as you say :P

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    ananyah
    June 1, 2008 at 12:19 pm

    @TAT – hahahaha maybe, one day :P

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    Ansam
    June 1, 2008 at 2:48 pm

    awwwwww thanks :-* muwaah

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    nannOo
    June 1, 2008 at 10:44 pm

    woooww ..

    first of all amaaazing pix .. trulyy

    and u’re awesome creating that on ur own :D

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    Intlxpatr
    June 2, 2008 at 5:25 am

    I want you to come live at my house!

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    Dodo
    June 3, 2008 at 1:08 pm

    yummy!
    i would add garlic to that :p

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    Ms. Baker
    June 4, 2008 at 7:37 pm

    OMG That looked awesome and I have a pretty good feeling you are a fabulous cook! And your pictures were amazing too. What a wonderful post :)

    I am feeling so very hungry right now…

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    ananyah
    June 4, 2008 at 8:31 pm

    @Ansam – ur welcome :D

    @nannOo – thank you, I learnt from my mom ehhe

    @Intlxpatr – hahaha I’ll just invite you over for dinner instead :P

    @Dodo – I love garlic but it would be too over powering with all the other ingredients.

    @Ms. Baker – thank you dear! it tasted yummy too. yala go grab something to eat :D

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    Hatoun
    June 15, 2008 at 1:02 am

    Hey i was wondering how much lemon juice and grape did u add..i want to try the recipe tonight

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    ananyah
    June 15, 2008 at 1:05 am

    @Hatoun – Around 1tbsp of lemon juice and 2-3tbsp of grape juice. It’s just for extra taste.

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