Tomato and balsamic beef casserole

Ingredients (serve 4) 2 tablespoons olive oil 800g beef chuck steak, trimmed, cut into 3cm pieces 3 medium carrots, peeled, chopped 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 420g can tomato soup 2 cups beef stock 1 cup dried lentils Method Heat oil in a large, heavy-based casserole dish over medium-high heat. Cook beef, in batches, for 5…

Italian beef rissoles with fresh tomato salsa

Ingredients (4 servings) 750g beef mince 55g (¾ cup) fresh breadcrumbs (made from day-old bread) 150g bought chargrilled capsicum (bell pepper), drained, thinly sliced 40g (¼ cup) pitted olives, thinly sliced ¼ cup finely shredded fresh basil 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 egg, lightly whisked 1 red onion, halved, finely chopped Salt & freshly ground…

Male menopause: Myth or reality?

Aging-related hormone changes in men — sometimes called male menopause — are different from those in women.  Understand signs, symptoms and treatment options. Hormone changes are a natural part of aging. Unlike the more dramatic reproductive hormone plunge that occurs in women during menopause, however, sex hormone changes in men occur gradually. Here’s what to…