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Heston Blumenthal’s Slow Roast 42-Day Aged Lincoln Red Beef

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I was walking past a butcher’s window the other day when I saw the most magnificent display of purple, almost black, aged foreribs of beef hanging in the window. At … Continue reading

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Heston Blumenthal’s Braised Pork Belly with Crackling

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Weekends are for cooking. This is a fact. So what better way to take up the entire weekend than by cooking a Heston Blumenthal masterpiece: Braised pork belly with crackling. … Continue reading

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Dads’ Dining Club review: Heston Blumenthal’s The Fat Duck

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Many years ago, when I had fewer responsibilities than I have today, and a job that paid enough for me to indulge my every whim and fantasy, I went to … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Umami Butter Roast Chicken

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Transform an ordinary roast chicken into an umami-packed sensation. Umami is the famous Fifth Taste that detects savouriness and certain foods are packed with it. I’ve made a spiced butter, … Continue reading

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Classics with a Twist: Chilli Con Carne with Black Bean Sauce

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There are three twists to this class chilli con carne recipe. The first is to use chunks of braising steak instead of mince. The second is the addition of spiced … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Green Chilli Corn Muffins

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These savoury corn muffins are great for breakfast with crispy muffins, but they’re also fantastic for mopping up spicy gravies, like the sauce in a chilli con carne. I’ve, er, … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Heston Blumenthal’s Ultimate Beef Burger with Parmesan Mushrooms

I’ve made some fine burgers in my time but while out shopping the other day the words ‘Ultimate Beef Burger’ caught my eye, not least because it was preceded by … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Nigella Lawson’s Cold-Oil Chips – are they better than Heston’s Thrice-Cooked Wonders?

I have raved about the virtues of Heston Blumenthal’s thrice-cooked chips many times on this blog. The method of parboiling the potatoes, then frying them to drive out the moisture, … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: In search of…Poulet de Bresse – the red-crowned king of chickens

My family eats a lot of chicken. Always free-range, often organic – pricier than battery birds, but a price worth paying for a clear conscience.   This stance was reiterated … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Heston Blumenthal’s 18-hour Sous Vide Blackened Pork Belly

This is the simplest and most effective recipe I’e ever done – though you have to have a Sous Vide, so not for everyone, I guess. You could always invest … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Heston Blumenthal sous vide rack of lamb with Gordon Ramsay herb crust

Mums only deserve the best, so I’ve combined these recipes from two of the best chefs in the land for this superlative Mother’s Day treat: herb-crusted rack of lamb with … Continue reading

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Listography: 5 favourite cookbooks

I love this challenge from Katetakes5’s Listography this week. Let me re-phrase that: I LOVE THIS CHALLENGE. As a former cookery magazine Editor and virtual owner of the Recipe Shed, … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Heston Blumenthal’s six-hour roast beef

This is the simplest recipe for roast beef you will ever try – and also the best. It comes, of course, courtesy of Heston Blumenthal. This is low-temperature cooking, which … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Heston Blumenthal’s Braised Chicken

This is a deep, rich, luscious beast of a dish. A classic winter warmer. The chicken falls of the bone and the sauce is so unctuous you could spread it … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Heston’s Chilli Con Carne

From now on I’m linking the Recipe Shed up to @Maris_World  Linky #FoodieFriday. Why not pop over for some other ideas.  Heston Blumenthal’s recipe for Chilli Con Carne is one … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Chicken & ham pie with Heston Blumenthal’s sprout leaves and glazed carrots (and a nice cup of tea!)

This week’s Recipe Shed is dedicated to Ben from MutteringsofaFool. He got a Pieminster book for Christmas and is keen to show off his skills. Meanwhile, I got Heston Blumenthal … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed Vlog: How to cook the perfect steak…Heston Blumenthal-style

This is my second vlog, and as you can tell, I haven’t quite got the hang of it yet, but I will persist. In this vlog, I’m demonstrating how to … Continue reading

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#Gallery: Inspirational People

The theme of Tara Cain’s  Gallery this week is INSPIRATIONAL PEOPLE which has inspired some of the post moving posts you will ever read on her Sticky Fingers blog. Bloggers … Continue reading

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