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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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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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The flexible and forgiving tagine

Tagines are fabulous for many reasons. They employ gutsy, punchy flavours in a palette we don’t often sample, they are really easy to cook and very forgiving, they smell fantastic and they are a great use-up dish. The people who don’t … 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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Pomegranate help required!

  If I had listened to my father I would still think that preparing a pomegranate was tantamount to repairing a fine Swiss watch. He insists that although he loves the flavour, the preparation is not worth it. I had visions … Continue reading

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White’s of Ashbourne – the new friendly bistro

Every town needs variety in its restaurants and the disappearance of Carletto’s left a gap in the Ashbourne market. We had the magnificent Dining Room at the top end and stil have excellent takeaways at the other. Lamplight is positioned … Continue reading

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