Ingredients

Slow Cooked Brisket Pie

British Pie Week is here again and this slow cooked brisket pie with a puff pastry is just the ticket, especially given the cold snap we’ve experienced the last few days. The filling can be made in advance if you don’t have time to make these beauties all the way through on the same day. […]

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Cauliflower Steaks with Harissa & Roasted Cauliflower Hummus

Cauliflower often has quite a lack-lustre reputation. You might have been forced to eat it as a child, boiled within an inch of its’ life, or parboiled and blanketed with a very tasty, but nonetheless thick coating of cheese sauce. More recently though cauliflower has enjoy a resurgence for it’s integral flavour, which is often […]

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Lamb Chops with a Pea & Bean Salad

Whenever I’m asked about my favourite food, I always talk about lamb chops. It’s the way the fat on the tail end of the chop goes all crispy and sweet, and I know I’m not alone from the way members of many an audience have reacted. It may be a British thing but there is […]

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Nigella’s Flash-Fried Squid with Tomato and Tequila Salsa

So Part 5 of my Christmas cookbook series had to go to Nigella Lawson, and a recipe from her brilliant book At My Table. I know so many people who watched the TV series that accompanied the book, which was brilliant by the way, and as always Nigella can do no wrong. My only fear with writing a […]

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Skirt Steak with Roasted Root Veg Salad

Reading previous recipe blogs you’ll know I enjoy the flavour of the lesser known cuts of steak such as Flat Iron and Bavette, and in this recipe the Skirt steak falls into this category nicely. These steaks cost a little less than your typical sirloin, fillet and rib eye, but eat like a million dollars! […]

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Product Review – Sherwood Wholesale Foods

I’m always humbled whenever a company gets in-touch to say they want to send me product to test. Recently I received a parcel of meat from Sherwood Foods who specialise in supplying butchers shops across the UK with tradition cuts of meat, as well as the more modern US inspired BBQ cuts like Boston butts, […]

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Flat Iron Steak with Herby Cous Cous Salad

It’s no secret that one of my favorite steaks of the last 12 months has been Flat Iron. A relative newcomer to the UK shores, this steak has been popular in N America since the early 2000’s. An unconventional cut this steak is off the forequarter of the beef animal and traditionally was considered too […]

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Carrot & Banana Cake

Who doesn’t love a nice slice of cake, especially when it’s loaded with goodies. Well this cake has 2 for the price of one as it’s a Carrot and Banana cake! Today is International Carrot Cake so I couldn’t help but share this absolutely delicious recipe. I chose to forgo a classic sweetened cream cheese […]

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