Tag Archives: chestnuts

Braised shallots with pancetta and chestnuts

I only make this very special dish once a year at Christmas. It’s perfect with any roast meat but we love it with roast goose and I use any leftovers to make my goose cassoulet for supper after Boxing Day. … Continue reading

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Chestnut and chorizo soup

This is one of those homely and rustic Spanish soups that’s just perfect for a family lunch over the holidays. Make sure you buy an extra bag of chestnuts for your Christmas store cupboard, keep some chorizo in the chiller … Continue reading

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Roast goose with all the trimmings

If you’re feeding a lot of people, turkey is the obvious choice for Christmas. This year, however, with the prospect of a smaller ‘Covid Christmas’ menu to plan, you might like to try something a bit different and treat yourselves … Continue reading

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Parsnip and chestnut purée

I created this recipe quite by accident one day but I’m so glad I did as it has quickly become a firm favourite. I had made a parsnip Dauphinoise but the cream split while it was in the oven and … Continue reading

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