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Beef Casserole

I had some leftover roast beef and decided to use it up by making a casserole. I do like buying larger than necessary joints of meat, because they cook more evenly than a small joint, you get to use the … Continue reading

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Partridges – Pot Roasted

January 23rd, 2013 The Red-legged Partridge is small game bird introduced to Britain from mainland Europe  – it’s particularly common in France and Spain. The shooting season for partridge is a month longer than for pheasant and runs from Sept 1 – … Continue reading

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Pheasant in Mushroom and Cream Sauce

January 11, 2013 A friend of mine sent me the above recipes a couple of days ago. I had a brace of pheasant in the fridge and thought both dishes sounded worth trying. However, I couldn’t help thinking that mushrooms should … Continue reading

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Leek and Potato Soup

February 25th, 2012 Since it quite cold out, there’s still room for a few more hearty soup recipes. The name soup comes from vulgar Latin (suppa – bread soaked in broth) which by the Sixteenth century had become soupe (in … Continue reading

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Fried Rice

February 11th, 2012 I had dinner with Niko and Kiki this week – we all took it in turns to chop and stir things. Bacon was fried with chopped onions until it went crispy, before adding green beans, mushrooms and baby … Continue reading

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Steak and Black Truffle

November 27th, 2011 The morning after Homage to Cataluña we were a bit tired to say the least. I rummaged around the fridge looking for something fortifying to cook for brunch and came across a black truffle, quail eggs and … Continue reading

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Rolled Marinaded Lamb

November 5th, 2011 I went to a dinner party at Amaia’s last weekend. She bought a boned leg of lamb and marinaded it in a mixture of chilli, coriander, garlic, lemon and olive oil, for several hours. I bought two … Continue reading

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