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Rabbit and Mustard

Rabbit is not an indigenous British species, it’s thought that they were brought here by the Romans or Normans, to farm for meat and fur. Over the last millennium, rabbits have become a real pest – they can have 3 … Continue reading

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Pig Cheeks

October 25th, 2012 It’s definitely the time of year when you start to crave thick, unctuous casseroles and mashed potato. Pig cheeks fit the bill perfectly – when braised in stock for several hours they literally melt in your mouth. I’d … 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 on special offer. They weighed about half a pound each, so I bought two. Beef Cheeks recipe: 2 beef cheeks … Continue reading

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Onion Platzel

June 16th, 2011 I was way out east today (well as far as Brick Lane) and feeling hungry at lunchtime, thought of Beigel Bake once again. Since Lee reccomended the onion platzel, the last time I posted about Beigel Bake, … Continue reading

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Steak Diane

October 30th, 2010 I stayed with some friends at the weekend, who have a beautiful house overlooking Brownsea Island, Dorset. On Saturday, Pat made an exquisite supper. The first course was a large Portobello mushroom, baked in the oven with … Continue reading

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Osso Buco

September 18th, 2010 Osso Buco is braised shin of veal. The Italian translation means bone with a hole, as the veal shin is cut crossways into 1 inch chop like pieces, each having a bone in the centre containing bone … Continue reading

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