Episode 2 - Marie's Roast Beef

Roast beef

Roast Beef


  • 1kg  - 1.5kg piece trimmed beef fillet - Korepe pīwhi
  • 3 tbsp Wholegrain mustard - Kano mātete
  • salt and pepper - Ngao pepa, tote           
  • 6 small potatoes halved -  Parareka
  • 3 kumara cut into 12 pieces          
  • ¼ pumpkin peeled 12 pieces - Paukena
  • 12 small broccolini  - Pūpihi                    
  • 2 tbsp horseradish (from jar - Masterfoods) - uhikura taratara
  • ½ cup firmly whipped Cream -  Kirimi                
  • 200g Butter - Pata
  • 1 tsp Horopito                                   
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped sage - Rauora 
  • 100ml Olive Oil -Hinu oriwa

Method: For Roasting Beef and Vegetables.

  1. Cut all your vegetables to around the same size, mix them with enough olive oil to cover the outsides, then salt and pepper.  Place in roasting dish and roast at 170°C for 25mins. Remove from oven, cover with foil to keep warm.

To cook the meat.

  1. Rub the beef all over with mustard and salt and pepper.
  2. In a pan heat olive oil, enough to seal all sides of the beef, then place the beef in a roasting pan and cook in oven for 15mins at 190°C (use meat thermometer, should read 50°C) – once cooked rest for 6mins.
  3. Boil the broccolini for 2mins in salted water.
  4. Mix together the horseradish and the cream.
  5. Whip butter until soft, add horopito and sage. Roll in cylinder shape with gladwrap and refrigerate.
  6. Place your hot roast veges and broccolini on the plate, place a slice of beef on top, finish by adding a spoon of horseradish cream and a slice of chilled horopito butter.

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