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Pheasant with Fennel

Here’s my last pheasant dish of the season, an adaptation of a Clarissa Dickson Wright recipe – here’s her inspirational comment: In my days as a pheasant farmer, I was interested to see how energetically the pheasants savaged the fennel in my garden. Game … Continue reading

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Chestnuts

September 24th 2011 I’ve been foraging for chestnuts this week, scouring Hampstead Heath twice and finding only the tiniest nuts (too small to cook and eat). Today, cycling through Hyde Park, I got lucky, coming across a group of 5 … Continue reading

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Poacher’s Pie

August 13th 2011 I went to the butchers, yesterday, to buy some lamb for Sunday roast. I also wanted something hearty to last me for a couple of days and they had some pie veal, ready prepared. Veal’s very good, … Continue reading

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Blackberry Tart

August 8th 2011 I couldn’t help noticing ripe blackberries in the back yard and thought I should make an effort to cook with them, especially since they are one of my favourite fruits and very seasonal. I don’t have a very sweet … Continue reading

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Sardinas

July 23rd, 2011 I bought sardines as an appetiser, again from Angel Fisheries. I wrote about them here, about a year ago, but they looked so good yesterday, that I couldn’t resist photographing them again. Sardines are rich in omega-3 … Continue reading

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Beef Cheeks

July 1st 2011 I was delighted when I walked into the butchers and they had about a dozen beef cheeks (also known as ox cheeks) on special offer. They weighed about half a pound each, so I bought two. Beef Cheeks … Continue reading

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Celeriac Balls

September 24th, 2010 The summer turned to winter today, or autumn at least, but it is the day after the harvest moon, so perhaps that’s to be expected. One of my favourite and quite underrated autumn/winter vegetables is celeriac. It’s … Continue reading

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