Tag Archives: roast potatoes

Mallard

January 14th, 2013 I saw some lovely fat mallards in the Farmers’ Market last weekend and then kicked myself for not buying one. A mallard is a large variety of wild duck indigenous to the British Isles, though some migrate … Continue reading

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Australian Roast Lamb

August 7th, 2012 I bought an Australian leg of lamb from the butcher for £12 – Marek assured me that it’s the best in the world, but he did grow up and train as a butcher there. You don’t see much Australian … Continue reading

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Roast Pork Belly

March 29th, 2012 I had dinner at Amaia’s house last week – she roasted an amazing Pork Belly and I cooked some Sprats (which I’d bought from Angel Fisheries that morning) as a  starter. Sprats are an oily fish (so … Continue reading

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Saddle of Venison

March 16th, 2012 I had a really interesting day out yesterday. In the morning I saw the fabulous David Hockney exhibition at the Royal Academy (thanks to Audrey) and in the afternoon/evening I visited Sean at a stately pile in … Continue reading

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Fore Rib of Beef

October 29th, 2011 Last weekend I went to Rick and Su’s for dinner. Rick bought a 4lb Fore Rib of Beef from Waitrose – who do sell very good roasting joints. Note the marbling (little veins of fat) in the meat. … Continue reading

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Boned, Stuffed, Leg of Lamb

July 18th, 2011 The butcher had some boned leg of lamb on special offer, so I bought one to stuff and roast. The bone was removed from the leg without cutting open the flesh and therefore, it had a cavity … Continue reading

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Roast Potatoes

November 28th, 2010 I had pheasant for dinner yesterday and duck today, so I don’t propose doing much in the way of blog duplicates. However, I’ve just realised that I haven’t done roast potatoes here… Roast Potato recipe: Firstly you … Continue reading

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Roast Pheasant at Amaia’s

October 23rd, 2010 I went to a fantastic dinner party for 10 people on Saturday night, chez my friend Amaia. She really went to great lengths to provide us with a feast. The first course was a beautiful, hot and … Continue reading

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Goose

August 22, 2010 A friend of mine offered me a 10 lb Goose recently. She’d bought it at Christmas, hadn’t cooked it and the poor thing had languished in the freezer for a while – she wanted to give goosey … Continue reading

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