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Meats for Winter
Chestnut and cranberry stuffing
Pork, cranberry and chestnut stuffing for Christmas
Chicken with Berbere spices and labne
Baked chicken with mustard, Berbere spices and labne
Sausages with spinach cannellini
Sausages with creamed spinach cannellini beans
Chicken and Artichoke soup
Chicken soup with artichokes, thyme and lemon
Pork and halloumi balls
pork meatballs with lemon, herbs and halloumi cheese
Chicken wings, beanshoot and mango salad
Chicken wings with muscovado & chilli, beanshoot salad
Pork meatballs with fennel and juniper
Pork meatballs with juniper and lemon, sautéed fennel
A Terrine of Pork and Cranberries
A coarse terrine of pork with apricots and cranberries
Pork Meatballs, beetroot and sauerkraut
Pork meatballs, beetroot and sauerkraut with sour cream
Chicken, purple sprouting and soy
Roast chicken thighs with purple sprouting and soy sauce
Duck with Sweet Potato
Roast duck legs with rosemary-salt and sweet potatoes
Roast Pork, Cabbage and Green Olives
Roast loin of pork with green olive roasting juices and cabbage
Bones, Beans and Broth
A warring, post Christmas soup of bones, beans and pesto
Ham with Cider and pickled cabbage
Ham with cider, fried artichokes and pickled cabbage
Pork with Sherry and Judion Beans
Pork, cooked on the bone, with Oloroso sherry and Judion beans.
Chipolatas, mushrooms, thyme
A quick stew of chipolata sausages and mushrooms
Roast Pork, Date and Bacon Stuffing
Roast pork, stuffed with sausage meat, dates and smoked bacon.
Roast Pork and Red Cabbage Sandwich
Toasted ciabatta with roast pork, red cabbage and marsala roasting juices.
Miso Pork with Blood Oranges
Fillet of pork, blood oranges, miso sauce. Quick, lean, refreshing.
Braised Pork Knuckle, Red Cabbage
Pork knuckles, cooked slowly with apples and red cabbage
Pork, Parsnips, Onion
Pork chops with Parsnips, red onions and stock
Pig's Cheeks with Apples
Slow braised pig's cheeks with apples and cider. Kale and celeriac mash.
Tamarind Pork Ribs with sesame
Pork ribs, tamarind, ginger, soy and chilli. Sweet, sour, a little hot.
Pork bone broth, rhubarb.
Sweet pork ribs simmered in broth. A flash of raw rhubarb.
Gammon, Fennel, Beetroot
Gammon cooked with sautéed fennel and crushed beetroot
Gammon, Butterbean Mash, Kale
Gammon steak, a creamy mash of butterbeans and fried kale
Sausage and Bacon Pudding
A steamed pudding for a cold winter's day. Sausage and bacon steamed Pudd.
Sausage, Cranberries, Batter
Toad in the hole with sausages, marmalade and cranberries
Black Pudding, Celeriac Mash
Baked black pudding, apples and creamed celeriac
Bread Pudding with Comté and Ham
Hot bread pushing made with taleggio, ham and comté cheese
The traditional raclette ingredients, made into a tart.
Lamb's Liver, Sherry, Blood Oranges
A quick dinner of lamb's liver, onions, sherry with blood oranges.
Roast Lamb, aubergines, yoghurt.
Leg of lamb, roasted with rosemary, on a bed of aubergines that soak up the roasting juices.
Roast Lamb, Butter Beans and Spinach
Roast shoulder of lamb with coriander and rosemary. Creamed Butter beans.
Lamb belly boulangere
Breast of lamb, potatoes, stock, thyme. Cooked long and slow.
Barnsley Chop, Mushroom Sauce
A double lamb chop with a classical dark mushroom sauce.
Chicken, Oyster Sauce, Mint
Chicken with oyster sauce, pink grapefruit, mint, fish sauce and cashews
Chicken, Leek and Prune Pie
A deep-filled, golden crusted pie with chicken, leeks and prunes.
Chicken, Soy, Miso, Brocolli
Chicken with miso, soy and ginger and broccoli. A quick dinner.
Chicken, Parsnip and Chickpeas
A frugal casserole of chicken, chickpeas and parsnips
Fried Chicken with Ginger, Yuzu dip
Crisp, fired ginger chicken with a sharp yuzu dip.
Guinea Fowl, Haggis stuffing
Roast guinea fowl, stuffed with haggis. Baked swede and potato.
Duck with Damson Gin
Duck breasts roasted with juniper, sugar and damson gin. Duck fat potatoes.
Duck with Duck Fat Potatoes
Potatoes cooked in duck fat with roast duck and pickled cabbage
Duck Confit, Pickled Cabbage
Slow cooked confit of duck, crisped in the oven, with crisp pickled red cabbage.
Grilled Partridge with Clementine and Thyme
Partridge, split and marinated in wine with clementine and thyme.
Roast Partridge with Lemon and Artichokes
Partridge, roasted with shallots, Jerusalem Artichokes and Lemon.
Pheasant, Sloe Gin, Pears
Roast pheasant with sloe gin, thyme and baked pears.
Roast Turkey leg with potatoes and tarragon
Rolled turkey leg with potatoes, tarragon and duck fat
Beef sirloin cooked with garlic butter and rainbow chard
Roast Fillet of Beef, Pumpkin Ragout
A rare fillet of beef with a pumpkin ragout with rosemary and juniper.
Beef Cheeks with Prunes
Slow cooked ox cheeks with prunes and sake, kale and celeriac mash.
Beef Ribs, Okra, Tomatoes
Made for Stormzy, a beef rib and okra soup-stew
Beef Short Ribs, Potatoes, Onions
Slow cooked beef ribs, potatoes, thyme and onions
Oxtail with Fino and Butterbeans
Oxtail, braised for two and half hours with fino sherry and butterbeans.
Oxtail with Smoked Garlic
Braised Oxtail, smoked garlic and root vegetables. Mashed 'Neeps'.
Oxtail and Onion Soup
A warming slowly simmered broth of onions and oxtail for a winter's day.