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Mardi Gras Jambalaya

March 4th, 2014 Mardi Gras, also known as Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday and  Pancake Day is an annual Christian feast day, relative to fasting for lent, which starts the next day, Ash Wednesday. To celebrate Mardi Gras, I had originally intended to … Continue reading

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Guinea Fowl

August 13th, 2012 Guinea fowl are a West African game bird that has been domesticated and farmed in Europe since the sixteenth century. They are a fairly mild tasting bird, with a flavour somewhere between chicken and partridge. These birds … Continue reading

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Faux Carbonara

January 1st 2012 This faux carbonara is made of leftovers. I had some duck, ham, stuffing and crème fraîche that needed using up and I fancied something creamy with pasta. This isn’t a real carbonara – see my recipe here … Continue reading

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Chestnut Stuffing

September 27th, 2011 Using my foraged chestnuts, I made a chestnut stuffing for roast chicken. This is much the same as I would do for a regular stuffing, but with the addition of chopped chestnuts. Chestnut Stuffing recipe: 1/2 lb … Continue reading

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Roast Cockerel

12th June, 2011 I roasted one of the happy chicken (see here) on Sunday – I was expecting cockerel to be a bit tough, but since it was only about 4 months old I thought I should try roasting one … Continue reading

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Top Rump Barbecue

June 11th, 2011 I went to Amaia’s yesterday for a barbecue. She has a little private street of workshops at the back of her house and it’s ideal for a barbecue with a large wooden picnic table conveniently situated by … Continue reading

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Return to Fitzrovia

June 4th, 2011 I met Catie at Blacks in Soho, for a wine tasting, organised by Aubert & Mascoli. It turned out to be a very pleasant afternoon – the Genièvrières, a Bourgogne Macon-Cruzillé was particularly good. On Wednesday, somewhere … Continue reading

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