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Indian Lamb Koftas in ‘Spice Tailor’ Peanut and Tamarind Sauce (National Curry Week October 13-19)

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It’s National Curry Week (13-19 October 2014) and I’ve been inspired by TV chef Anjum Anand’s Spice Tailor chutnis (which is the Hindi word for ‘lick’). This recipe uses The Spice Tailor Peanut and … Continue reading

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Goat’s Cheese and Beetroot Tartlets with ‘Spice Tailor’ Papaya Chutni #National Curry Week 13-17 October

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  It’s National Curry Week (13-19 October 2014) and I’m getting involved with a week of Indian recipes inspired – and facilitated – by TV chef Anjum Anand’s Spice Tailor chutnis (which is the … 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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‘Spice Tailor Mint Chutni’ Tandoori-style Chicken and Minty Coleslaw: National Curry Week (13-19 October 2014)

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  It’s National Curry Week from tomorrow (13-19 October 2014) and I’m getting involved with a week of Indian recipes starting with these inspired – and facilitated – by TV chef … Continue reading

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Australian Wagyu Rib-Eye Steak

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Wagyu steak. It is, beyond doubt, beyond compare.  Such a bold statement would suggest a denigration of other breeds, but this isn’t the case.   A Longhorn, a Shorthorn, a … Continue reading

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Ginger Pig Roast Beef Salad with Wagamama Coriander and Chilli Dressing

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Ginger Pig roast beef: the gift that keeps on giving. This week, I wrote about my experience at the Ginger Pig Butchery Class and the magnificent Cote de Boeuf joint … Continue reading

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‘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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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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‘Spice Drops’ Chicken Masala with Chick Peas and Rocket

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Are Spice Drops the next revolution in Indian cooking? Sorry, what’s that you say? What are Spice Drops? Yes, good question. I’d never heard of them either until contacted by … Continue reading

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Rapeseed Chilli Oil Chicken with Rapeseed Mayo Potato Salad

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  Being an altruistic sort, little gives me more pleasure than to plug the wares of small producers – but only if those products cut muster. There’s no point posting … Continue reading

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Lamb Shank Vindaloo

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This lamb shank vindaloo recipe is adapted from Simon Cave’s magnificent Manly Food cookbook. If your fella’s a foodie, then I urge you to have a look at it. Could … Continue reading

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Very Easy Meringue Nests

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These meringue nests are a doddle to whip up – and they keep for ages in an airtight tin. Use whatever fruit you like to decorate them. The more colourful … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: My Best-Ever Chicken Curry

I have made many chicken curries in my time, going back 20 years when I really fell in love with Indian food on a backpacking trip around the Golden Triangle … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Spicy Crumbed Chicken Breast with Mustard-Mayo Potato Salad

Now that the summer has finally arrived, there’s nothing more finger lickin’ good that this simple spicy chicken dish with hot, tangy new potato salad. I’d like to argue that … 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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