Hi, I'm Phil

Through his teachings Phil’s objective is to inform and inspire his clients to prepare, cook and serve meals to restaurant quality - yet at a fraction of the restaurant prices, in their own homes.


Eating out at restaurants and enjoying the quality food prepared by professionally trained chefs is a luxury and a privilege. "My aim is to send the message that preparing, cooking and serving such meals are well within the average home chef's capabilities. It is all about having the skills, knowledge and confidence to do so."

Expert Teachers

Phil Strasser is a qualified chef. Throughout the many years he has been teaching cookery he has installed skills, knowledge, and, importantly, confidence into his students. Phil’s aim is for his students to create restaurant quality meals, in a systematic and timely manner, without the restaurant quality prices, in their own homes.

Ready to eat meals

Philby’s Fine Foods is developing a menu range of dishes to tie you over on a weekly basis.

Wholesome, generous portions – value for money and delicious meals to your door!

Feeding a few of you or having a dinner party?
Philby’s has the solutions!

Speciality Products

Includes speciality items like Phil Strasser famous Poppy Seed Salad Dressing, frozen pre-cooked meals for you to keep at home ready to eat at your convenience.

Also for sale are recipe books like "YOUR MEAT MATE" written my Phil available in e-book for instant download and soft-cover version with free gift.




What's inside?

  • What to look for when purchasing meat
  • What is meat and why does it behave the way it does
  • The different cuts of meat of the different land animals.
  • What cookery methods are best for these cuts and why
  • The 4 main cookery methods – roasting, grilling, pan frying and braising are covered step by step so that the home cook gains the skills and knowledge to create these restaurant quality meat dishes.
  • Delicious beef, veal, lamb, pork and goat recipes
  • Phil’s pork crackling tip
  • Phil’s magic marinade
  • Sauces – simple sauces that the home cook can adopt straight away to add to their meat meal.
  • At the end of the book is a ‘In a nutshell’ section as a very brief summary of the preceding sections