Tag Archives: chilli

Pheasant Chilli

It is said that chilli con carne (chilli with meat) comes from Texas and is most definitely not Mexican, however, if you check the history books, you’ll see that Texas was settled by the Spanish and later became part of … Continue reading

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Pork and Chickpea Stew

I had some leftover roast pork and started to cook a stew with chickpeas. I’ve cooked this kind of dish lots of times and went to check my recipe post …but there was nothing! I thought I’d better write one, … Continue reading

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Spatchcock Pheasant with Harissa

January 27th, 2013 Having eaten a large amount of roast pheasant recently, down to the fact that they are currently cheap and quite delicious, I thought I’d try something different with this one. To spatchcock a bird, put it breast … Continue reading

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Goose and Lamb Pie

January 2nd 2013 On the 30th December I had some leftover goose and lamb, not to mention stuffing, which needed eating. There was far too much to eat in a couple of sittings and to be honest I’d had enough … Continue reading

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Venison Chilli

October 18th, 2012 I had a cold this week, which gave me the imputus to try out a recipe for chilli, which I’d made up in the back of my mind. For some reason I though that diced venison would … Continue reading

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Fried Green Tomatoes

October 9th, 2012 I had lunch with Rick and Su on Sunday. They still had a few tomato plants laden with fruit and at this time of year there’s no chance that they will ripen. I came home with a … Continue reading

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Hai Ha

July 31st, 2012 I had dinner with Catie at Hai Ha, a Vietnamese restaurant in Hackney last week. Hai Ha is generally referred to as Mandy’s (after it’s owner) and it was the first Vietnamese restaurant on Mare Street when it opened … Continue reading

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