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October 2017

Lime marinated flank steak with a touch of Thai

Flank steak is a cheaper cut of meat that still delivers quite a flavour hit when prepared properly. Taken from the abdominal area of the animal, the meat needs to be tenderised and preferably marinated to get the best out of it. This Thai-inspired recipe with lime is a fantastic way to use flank steak [...]

September 2017

Cooking the perfect steak according to Gordon Ramsay

One of the world’s most talented chefs has published a video showing how to make the perfect steak. Promoted on his Facebook page, Ramsay shows us how to cook an amazing steak that seems a little flashy first time round but when tasted is absolutely delicious. The video was published back in July and I [...]

How to smoke steak – A beginners guide

I was fortunate enough to go to a barbecue at a friend’s house during the summer and have barbecued smoked steak. It was amazing. Only recently had I the time to catch up with him to find out how he did it. Smoking meat is primarily an American thing but it is slowly gaining ground [...]

August 2017

Top tips for barbecuing steak this August bank holiday

The final bank holiday of the summer is almost upon us and the Met Office says it’s going to be a good one. I thought now would be a good time for some top steak tips. Summertime is barbecue time and if this weekend is indeed going to be sunny, it may be the final [...]

Steak salad with lime and ginger dressing

I am a big fan of citrus flavours and of ginger so when we were trying out this recipe in The Stone Grill kitchen the other day I got quite excited. It combines a good piece of steak, an innovative salad with a very flavoursome dressing. It ended up not working out for the menu [...]

July 2017

The Stone Grill’s method of reducing food waste

Food waste is getting a lot of national attention. At last some say and I am among them. As a restauranteur, it is my responsibility to provide excellent food to my diners but do it responsibly. That means securing great quality fresh food but also using it in the most efficient way possible. The drive [...]

Sizzling summer skirt steak with herb salad recipe

While I would happily eat steak all year round, and do, summer is a particularly good time to enjoy our favourite meat. The sun is shining, you can grill or barbecue, eat socially with friends in the garden or al fresco wherever you like. Brits value their summer like no other nation so it’s only [...]

June 2017

Five of the best sauces for your steak

Sometimes, a steak is best served on its own with some sides and seasoning. Other times, a good quality steak sauce can elevate that steak into something truly special. Those that say a good quality steak, cooked well doesn’t need a sauce are right. But so are those that say a good quality, well balanced [...]

Rib-eye steak with chunky chips

One of my favourite dishes of all time is steak and chips. While not the most adventurous dish out there, it is certainly one of the most tasty and universally appreciated. Despite becoming more mainstream, steak is still a treat. Reserved for special occasions, dinners out or for when someone is coming for dinner. Regardless [...]

May 2017

How to barbecue a steak perfectly every time

This bank holiday weekend is supposed to be a good one in parts of the country. With it being the last one before August, there are going to be lots of barbecues being used over the coming few days. Which usually results in burnt offerings to hungry people. Burning perfectly good steak on the barbecue [...]