Monthly Archives: September 2014

‘Ginger Pig’ Roast Beef Masterclass

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If you’re a beef lover (and if you’re not, what are you doing here?), I have a few questions for you: 1. What’s the difference between a fore-rib and a … Continue reading

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Can you cook fillet steak from frozen? Yes…here’s how…

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Have you ever thought of cooking a steak from frozen? It sounds like madness, doesn’t it? Sheer lunacy. But according to this article, the results are better than if you … Continue reading

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A glut of garlic? Make garlic confit

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I returned from our family holiday in France recently with a string of garlic bulbs bought from an artisan market. These were young bulbs, still a bit green at the … Continue reading

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Miso Pork Belly

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Granted, this isn’t my finest effort on the looks front. In fact, it looks positively inedible, doesn’t it? In double fact, I almost threw it in the bin because it … Continue reading

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Himalayan Salt-Aged Fiorentina Steak

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Meat lovers are all too familiar with the benefits of dry-ageing a great piece of beef. The enzymes in the decaying process break down the connective tissue in the muscle … Continue reading

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Sticky Chinese Pork Spareribs

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Fancy something to gnaw on this weekend? You will not find a finer grawing opportunity than these magnificent sticky Chinese pork spareribs – guaranteed. I’ve tried many recipes for ribs … Continue reading

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Roasted Garlic, Tomato and Chill Sauce for Pasta, Chicken or Pork

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I brought back a big string of garlic bulbs from our holiday in France recently – and now I’ve got to use them! This recipe for Roasted Garlic, Tomato and … Continue reading

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KFC-style Chicken Nuggets

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According to my wife, the search is over. This is THE best recipe for chicken nuggets she has ever tasted, and who am I to argue with she Who Pays … Continue reading

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