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Fillet Steak with Wasabi Butter and Triple-Cooked Chips

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Friday night is Steak Night in Housedad Towers. It might sound boring to do the same thing every week, but when one reaches a certain age, routine keeps you sane. … Continue reading

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Fillet Steak with Bone Marrow Melt and Gentleman’s Relish

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I had my friends Ray and Sara over for dinner at the weekend and wanted to treat them to something extra special. Sara, in particular, loves her steak, so the … Continue reading

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A Great Gift For Father’s Day: Simon Cave’s Manly Food

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If you are a man who loves to cook, or are married to a man whose Nirvana is the kitchen, then food writer and blogger Simon Cave’s ‘Manly Food’ cookbook … Continue reading

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Posh Chicken, Chips, Mushy Peas and Chip Shop-Style Curry Sauce

Posh Chicken, Chips, Mushy Peas and Chip Shop Curry Sauce

Whenever I go to visit my dad in Manchester, I always make a point of going to the local chip shop. It has fantastic memories for me because when me … Continue reading

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Kangaroo Medallions with Tarragon & Mustard Sauce

Kangaroo tournedos with Tarragon & Mustard Sauce

In Australia, kangaroos are not domesticated for farming but instead range freely on grazing land before being harvested for their meat. The finer cuts – fillet, loin, rump – can … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Sirloin Steak with Miso Mushroom Sauce

    Miso is a thick paste made with fermented soybeans. It is incredibly savoury and goes fantastically with umami-rich ingredients, such as beef and mushrooms. I’ve used a sachet … 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: Steak & Chips with Marmite-Stilton Mushrooms

The secret to the success of this recipe was to not tell my wife there was Marmite in it – she hates the stuff. But for me the oozing black … 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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