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Hare Ragu with Pappardelle

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I’ve got another new butcher on the block – Paul Cramer, in Camden, north London. I stumbled across him as I was wandering around waiting for my son to finish … Continue reading

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Crispy Spatchcocked Quails

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I love a game bird, and these beauties come from my good friend Bob The Butcher. They’re wonderfully succulent, but to tenderise them even more, as well as infusing them … Continue reading

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Christmas pies from Pieminister

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  As much as I love a nice pie, pastry isn’t my forte. Even the ready-made, shop-bought stuff can be too much of a faff. So I was delighted to … Continue reading

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Game on! Tandoori Grouse and Venison Curry (National Curry Week, October 13-19)

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    Game on! Yes, a play on words. That’s the kind of shed this is. We toy with the language, we play with the nuance. We are a shed … Continue reading

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Sous Vide Chinese Deep-Fried Quails

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I bought these little beauties in Aldi near where my dad lives in Manchester, although he wouldn’t eat them because the fiddly bones would stick in his false teeth! I … Continue reading

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Pat Chapman’s Tandoori Pigeon Breasts

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This recipe comes from curry king Pat Chapman’s ‘Indian Restaurant Cookbook’, one of the first cookery books I ever bought. It is so stained and splashed with spices and crusted … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Roast Grouse Wrapped in Smoked Bacon with Hazelnut Sauce, Roasted Celeriac, Beetroot and Spring Cabbage

  I’d been trying to get hold of some grouse to cook ever since the Glorious Tweltfth but drew a blank at my local butcher’s and farmer’s market. But then … Continue reading

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