Tag Archives: Simon Hopkinson

Half a nose to half a tail – the Kenilworth Lamb

It was back in November 2015 that I bought half a lamb from the rather wonderful Kenilworth Free Range. The box I collected was surprising for its weight and variety. For £70 I’ve fed over 50 generous plates of food … 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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Friendly food when nothing else will do

I brought my ill daughter back from uni yesterday evening. It’s a shame but being able to cosset your kids and give them food, shelter and warmth is something parents love to do. We were back in time for dinner and thoughts … 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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Herbs: The non-gardener’s allotment

No matter how big the space available I think I would always like to have a herb garden. As someone who can kill most plants on sight I have long given up hope of being able to fill a vase … Continue reading

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