Category Archives: Meat main courses

Balsamic and red wine beef stew

Now there’s an autumnal¬†edge to the weather, it’s only natural to long for some proper comfort food and this rich beef stew in a thick red wine and balsamic vinegar sauce is just the job. I used half shin and … Continue reading

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BBQ butterflied leg of lamb with tahini yoghurt sauce

This BBQ lamb is a total crowd pleaser for weekend friends and family gathering. Charred and delicious on the outside, pink and juicy on the inside, it’s perfectly complemented by the tahini yoghurt sauce. I serve it with piles of … Continue reading

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Roasted garlic risotto with fillet steak

When I saw James Martin make this dish on his new cookery road trip TV series set in the USA, I just had to make it! The risotto is a standard white risotto recipe but the addition of golden, roasted … Continue reading

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Braised chorizo sausages and vegetables in harissa sauce

This is one of those super-easy to make one-pot suppers that takes very little time to prepare, cooks in about an hour in the oven, and tastes totally delicious. I buy my chorizo sausages from my butcher, David Hubbard, although … Continue reading

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Spicy lamb and pepper stew with aubergine mash

This has to be one of my favourite¬†dishes from the Rick Stein series he did on Eastern Mediterranean cookery. I’ve made it a few times now and adapted the recipe ingredients and method slightly by using e.g. tinned rather than … Continue reading

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