Monthly Archives: February 2009

Calves Liver with Chorizo and Balsamic Caramlised Onions

Greensmiths the butcher/deli grocer which opened round the corner from work a few months ago has become a regular huant for me and by haunt I mean I stand with my face pressed against the window gazing at produce. Greensmiths … Continue reading

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Forced Rhubarb and Ginger Cake

Found my first forced rhubarb of the season . The term forced sounds a bit barbaric , but I promise its pretty humane simply  rhubarb traditionally  grown in in low darkened forocing sheds and  picked by candlelight to protect younger … Continue reading

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Slow Cook Lamb with Prunes

Home alone tonight and since  the oven was on for a long time today on a low heat making  meringues and  cake. I decided it was sensible to secrete   at the bottom of the oven sealed in a cast … Continue reading

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Roast Pork Belly with Fennel and Apple Sauce

Valentines Day is rampant with commercialism , watching the panicked faces of men buying flowers at St Pancras Station only pushed the point home but this year am tying up our celebration in two great initatives Firstly Purple Love Week … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato and Lentil Curry

Sweet potatoes are making a comeback in the vegebox  though my diets been  meaty recently . This was a quick and delicious dinner which would work well with butternut squash too but the sweet potato held its shape . Sweet … Continue reading

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Chicken Liver Kebabs

The big news for me last week of course wasn’t the snow which prevented me from getting to work for but obviously the news that   doner kebabs are unhealthy , often containing  more than your daily allowance of saturated fat … Continue reading

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