Tag Archives: Mince

Yotam Ottolenghi’s Lamb Meatballs with Fig Sauce


When my friend Debbie of TheLifeEdit blog recommended this recipe, I was sceptical. After all, a meatball’s a meatball, heavens to betsy? Nope. These take meatballs to a whole new … Continue reading


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Smashed Cheeseburger Toastie


I thought I’d nailed the perfect burger until I read this post from the great Dan Toombes aka the Curry Guy. He’s been on a burger tour of his native … Continue reading

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Chorizo and Beef Meatballs with Tomato Sauce


This was a triumph – not my words, but my wife’s – both as a midweek meal and for my wife’s lunch the next day (using the leftovers). In fact, … Continue reading

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Baked Paccheri Pasta with Bolognese and Grana Padano Sauce

Baked Paccheri Pasta

I came across Paccheri pasta during my weekly shop. They are big rigatoni-like tubes that are fantastic for holding chunky sauces, like this best-ever Bolognese, which I make ahead in … Continue reading


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Lamb, Orange & Mint Keema Curry


When I first read this recipe on John Clayton’s Files and Records blog I wasn’t convinced that the combination of lamb, orange and mint would work, but I was spectacularly … Continue reading


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Recipe Shed: Slow Cooker Mince, Marmite and Five-Spice Ragu with Fusili

Well, I guess you’re going to love or hate this dish, but I most definitely believe it will be the former. A teaspoon of Marmite added to the sauce gives … Continue reading


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Recipe Shed: Manchester Rag Pudding (best eaten after beer)

Not so much a recipe, more a work of artisanal art. But still keeping in with the theme of this week’s Recipe Shed: MINCE. This is the great north Manchester … Continue reading


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Recipe Shed: Rustic Three-Cheese Lasagne

I have @DawnLindsell to thank for the first part of this recipe, and my obsession with cheese for the second part. I know most lasagnes are made with a Bechamel … Continue reading


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