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Pig’s Head (slow cooked)

It’s quite common to see pig heads hanging in London butcher’s shops in early January. Traditionally pigs are fattened up through the warmer months (where crops are plentiful) and then slaughtered in late autumn or early winter. There are very … Continue reading

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Calf’s Head

May 20th, 2011 I was cycling past Cramers (a local butchers shop) on Friday and noticed a calf’s head in the window. I usually look in as I pass, since they are one of the few butcher’s shops which sell … Continue reading

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Brawn

May 19th 2011 Last week I ate at Brawn, with Oli and Catie – the name of the restaurant suggested that it could be my kind of place and I certainly wasn’t disappointed. The interior is clean and white, with … Continue reading

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Sheep’s Head

March 22nd, 2011 I’m sure that most people in Britain are disturbed by the idea of eating sheep’s head, but it’s actually a very popular and tasty dish in most parts of Africa, Europe, Iceland, Norway and all the countries … Continue reading

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