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Roast Coquelet with Fig and Cranberry Stuffing

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Have you tried a coquelet? Quite possibly. It’s simply another term for ‘poussin’ – or young chicken to ordinary folks like us.  They’re widely available but I sourced these from … Continue reading

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Smoked Crispy Chicken and Watermelon Salad

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This is a very impressive dinner party starter: light and refreshing, smoky and sweet. I got a smoker for my birthday so I’m like a kid in the toy shop … Continue reading

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Have you tried…Iberico Pork Secreto?

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Pork, for me,  is only worthwhile if the tougher cuts of the animal are used (shoulder, belly, cheeks, the leg, at a push), which are then slow cooked.  It’s the … 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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Exotic Meats’ Taste Challenge: Wildebeest Fillet Steak Salad with Four-Spiced Chilli Oil

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To give you an idea of how tasty this Wildebeest Fillet Steak was, I asked my wife halfway through our meal what she thought of the meat.  “Delicious,” she said. … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Thai Beef Salad

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  This recipe is inspired by a barmaid called Helena at my local pub. She has become a recent follower of my blog and suggested I cook a Thai beef … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Simple Gammon Salad with Mozzarella and Basil Oil

  I’ve used leftovers from this recipe for Simplest Cooked Gammon Ever to make this delicious salad. There are so many different flavours and textures going on that you can … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Steam-Poached Ginger Chicken with Baby Gem, Nectarine and Mint Salad

Enjoying the weather? Unbelievable isn’t?  Perfect for a light lunch with fresh, fruity and zingy flavours. This is that perfect lunch. There’s a lot going on with the combinations of … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Creamy Chicken Korma Salad with Rocket, Swiss Chard and Fresh Mint

My wife relaxes at the weekends by planting and nurturing vegetables on our 20 square foot roof terrace. This doesn’t produce a huge harvest – enough for a couple of … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Japanese seared steak salad with ginger and fresh coriander

Whenever my wife gets together with her colleagues, they head for Wagamama’s where she has a seared steak salad with ginger. It sounds delicious so I’ve tried my own variation … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Roast Chicken Caesar Salad

I’m not a huge salad fan, but I love creamy, cheesy Caesar salad for the precise reasons that it’s creamy and cheesy. However, I’ve always found chicken Caesars rather dry … Continue reading

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