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Pig’s Head (slow cooked)

It’s quite common to see pig heads hanging in London butcher’s shops in early January. Traditionally pigs are fattened up through the warmer months (where crops are plentiful) and then slaughtered in late autumn or early winter. There are very … Continue reading

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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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Pheasant and Rabbit Casserole

While cooking my Arroz de Faisán y Conejo, I realised that I’d have two carcasses and meat leftover. So as not to waste anything, I put it all in a cast iron casserole with an onion, 2 carrots, a stick … Continue reading

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Pheasant Curry

December 8th, 2013 As pheasant is cheap and easily available in Britain at this time of year, I though it was about time that I made a pheasant curry. First of all, the pheasant needs to be poached with vegetables … 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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Goose and Lamb Pie

January 2nd 2013 On the 30th December I had some leftover goose and lamb, not to mention stuffing, which needed eating. There was far too much to eat in a couple of sittings and to be honest I’d had enough … Continue reading

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Lamb and Harissa

August 9th, 2012 I had a couple of suppers from my Australian lamb and sandwiches for lunch, but I still had about 2 lbs of tender meat left on the bone. I wasn’t feeling much like shepherd’s pie and there … Continue reading

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