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Gingered Puy Lentils for when the weather turns

Sometimes you can’t beat an old favourite. The weather recently took a turn and mentally I craved something a bit more autumnal rather then “summer fresh”.   A recipe I keep going back to is the rather fabulous gingered puy … Continue reading

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What makes a ‘local’ – Harringtons on the Hill

Its nice to have a “local” restaurant – a place which you can afford to go to quite often, where the welcome is good and where the food is pretty decent too. Its a place where you can take friends … Continue reading

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Fabulous modern British cuisine (and just right on the ‘ponciness’) – Carter’s of Moseley

  For my wife’s birthday I planned a surprise day of events beginning with lunch. She loves good food she also wants to eat healthily and doesn’t want to worship it in the process. The word she uses to describe … Continue reading

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Crusted Cod with lentils

As I mentioned in my recent monkfish adventure, I’m not a regular fish cook. I am fond of seared tuna and flakey white fish but any filleting should be avoided. This is how I came to cook one of my … Continue reading

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Fish and Chips forever

There’s been fish and chips sold together in Britain since the 1860s. The first mention of chips of potato being deep fried, if Wikipedia can be trusted, comes from A Tale Of Two Cities by Charles Dickens. The fried fish … Continue reading

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The British fascination with fish’n’chips

Fish and chips are the archetypal British fast food and I love them. Following on from the debate about Hoppin’ John I was trying to think of a really good British equivalent. Deep fried potato accompanied by deep-fried white fish … Continue reading

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