Tag Archives: Red Wine

Woodcock on toast

Every now and then I feel like getting my hands bloody and cooking a meal totally from scratch, including all the gruesome stuff you would usually leave to your butcher. It seems only fair, as a carnivore, to go through … Continue reading

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Three Christmas suppers, some snow and a lot of oxtail stew

Hello everyone. Don’t worry, we haven’t frozen to death in our gardens, we’ve just been run off our feet with Christmas suppers and their attendant duties. Ever since last year’s excellent adventures in Brixton and Shoreditch, we’ve been looking forward … Continue reading

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Best beef stew

I wanted to draft this before going on holiday so that you’d have something ideal for these increasingly bitter nights while I’m away. It’s confusing to be packing summer clothes and sunscreen at the same time as writing up a … Continue reading

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Ultimate veggie chilli

Last week I had the pleasure of hosting 8 lovely ladies for a weeknight supper and long overdue catch up. When I’m feeding lots of people on a school night and I want to join in the conversation rather than … Continue reading

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Chicken, chorizo and white bean casserole

There have been a lot of stews, casseroles and curries cooking in my kitchen recently. I have to admit that salad has not featured very heavily during the cold snap*. After trudging home in the sludge, all I’ve been craving … Continue reading

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Leftover Christmas ham and 3 cheese macaroni

When I ordered the Christmas ham from John at Smithfield’s Butchers I specifically asked for ‘a small one’, to which he replied ‘no problem, love’… I suppose a 9kg leg of gammon may have been considered petite in the court … Continue reading

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