Monthly Archives: September 2009

Slow Cooked Spiced Lamb Shanks with Dates

This was a definite result a sticky brown sauce  from dates and caramalised onions  and the meat from the shanks falls off the bone . Lovely with mashed potatoes or some fluffy cous cous. Slow Cooked Spiced Lamb Shanks with … Continue reading

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Fresh Brown Crab with Crusty Bread & Mayonnaise

Simple is good , and you couldn’t get any simpler than last nights dinner , brown crab with lemon mayonnaise and crusty bread. It has been years since I had whole fresh crab and they have been calling to me … Continue reading

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Roast Shoulder of Lamb over Boulanger Potatoes

A few months ago we visit the National Trusts Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire , we took the opportunity of visiting  Hardwick Park Farm run by Richard and Clare Aldis as part National Trusts  share farmers on the estate the rare … Continue reading

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BBQ Tapas, Razor Clams , Baked Figs and Sardines

I thought that BBQ season was over but yesterday it was so hot and sunny ,  we had  BBQ grazing food Razor Clams with chorizo and garlic Smokey Sardines Figs with ham and goats cheese Each course smallish bites cooked … Continue reading

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Carrot and Poppyseed & Beetroot and Ginger Cake

I knew I was getting old when despite the warm weather at Green Man I abstained from my usual cider and developed an obsession   Tea and Cake stall- Cafe Dish who could resist tea in a proper up scones, ginger … Continue reading

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Fruits of the Forage

I have been laying down the stocks of wild autumn fruits ,  the fruits of a little foraging, some of my tips for a little feminine foraging Foraging for wild fruits is fun if a little injurous , why do … Continue reading

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St Pancras Sourced Market and Foodie Fortnight

Stations in England are not known as destination for good food  true outisde of London it’s Upper Crust and Mcdonalds , in London they sometimes stretch to a Pret a Manger or Paul. However St Pancras is the exception I … Continue reading

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Chard and Cheese Tart

I am home alone this weekend which means eating , sleeping and after a couple of glasses of wine manic cleaning which leads to clearing out the fridge.  I find tarts or quiches are a great way to use up … Continue reading

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Grey Mullet with Tomatoes and Celery

I went to the market intending to get some lamb shanks or another slow cook meat, for an autumnal meal but by the time I got to the market the weather had turned sunny and bright and I was in … Continue reading

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Tofu and Chinese Mushroom Stir Fry

I have been foraging properly picking  sloes and  rosehips but these require preperation, so  something quick and what is quicker than stir fry using  a little jelly ear fungi which grows on the elder trees around here.  I have a … Continue reading

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