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Meats for Winter
Lamb's Liver, Sherry, Blood Oranges
A quick dinner of lamb's liver, onions, sherry with blood oranges.
Roast Turkey leg with potatoes and tarragon
Rolled turkey leg with potatoes, tarragon and duck fat
Gammon, Butterbean Mash, Kale
Gammon steak, a creamy mash of butterbeans and fried kale
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.
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.
Braised Pork Knuckle, Red Cabbage
Pork knuckles, cooked slowly with apples and red cabbage
Miso Pork with Blood Oranges
Fillet of pork, blood oranges, miso sauce. Quick, lean, refreshing.
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
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
Chorizo and Potato Terrine
Layers of potato and chorizo sausage for a warming winter dinner.
Bread Pudding with Comté and Ham
Hot bread pushing made with taleggio, ham and comté cheese
The traditional raclette ingredients, made into a tart.
Chicken, Oyster Sauce, Mint
Chicken with oyster sauce, pink grapefruit, mint, fish sauce and cashews
Chicken, Soy, Miso, Brocolli
Chicken with miso, soy and ginger and broccoli. A quick dinner.
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
Roast Partridge with Lemon and Artichokes
Partridge, roasted with shallots, Jerusalem Artichokes and Lemon.
Roast Fillet of Beef, Pumpkin Ragout
A rare fillet of beef with a pumpkin ragout with rosemary and juniper.
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.
Pheasant, Sloe Gin, Pears
Roast pheasant with sloe gin, thyme and baked pears.
Beef sirloin cooked with garlic butter and rainbow chard
Oxtail with Fino and Butterbeans
Oxtail, braised for two and half hours with fino sherry and butterbeans.
Beef Cheeks with Prunes
Slow cooked ox cheeks with prunes and sake, kale and celeriac mash.
Oxtail and Onion Soup
A warming slowly simmered broth of onions and oxtail for a winter's day.
Beef and Stilton Pie
A pie for winter with beef, onions and a crumbly Stilton crust.
The ingredients of a traditional faggot packed in crumbly pastry.