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Christmas Goose and why one bird is better than a Russian doll of meat

The trendy young things of Britain are looking backwards fondly to things past and it seems food is no different. The two hot things for Christmas 2015 appeared to be goose and bird-in-bird combinations. I have very little to say … Continue reading

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Lamb meal #7: Lamb breast wraps with hummous

Surprisingly I’ve found a part of the half a lamb which I’ll happily take a detour round. The recipes I looked up on how to cook breast of lamb gave away the clues. Breasts of birds are the prime eating … Continue reading

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Lamb #5: a sneaky leftover tagine

Is there a better ‘leftover roast’ than lamb? I can’t think of another meat which keeps its flavour and texture so well and can even keep on giving the second time around. For me there are two options: a slow … Continue reading

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Moroccan Salmon and Couscous with spiced chickpeas and pomegranate

I’ve talked before about my love of tagines and couscous and the palette of flavours that North Africa has to offer. They can produce quick, easy, tasty, healthy and visually attractive food. I also recently purchased some oven bags. After … Continue reading

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Colman’s Lemon and Dill Salmon – convenience food in a bag

I’m starting to get interested in the roasting bag. I’ve never really used them before but we’ve started buying the prepared kits and I like the concept and the results so far. For those not familiar, the packets are available … Continue reading

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Month Of Solitude Day One – Roast chicken with tabbouleh and Harissa dressing

Day One of the Month Of Solitude begins with a sleety, cold Sunday. After seeing Mrs M off in a taxi I decided to grab a quick breakfast. I’m using MyFitnessPal, Up and Fitstar at the moment and they do … Continue reading

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Roast Chicken and Other Stories by Simon Hopkinson

There are thousands of cookbooks available in book shops these days. Over the years I’ve had my fair share and generally I’ve resorted back to the same few. There is a reason why some books become classics after all. When … Continue reading

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Lamb chops with baked sweet potato and harissa mayo.

Lamb is such a divisive meat. The vegetarians have an excuse for not liking it but the carnivores are a little confusing. Either you eat meat or you don’t – you can’t be happy to eat all slaughtered flesh except … Continue reading

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