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Grilled cod with savoy cabbage and bacon

We have a new fishmonger who brings his van to the village on Fridays now so I thought I’d try out his wares. I bought a fabulous piece of thick cod loin fillet and it was just delicious – way … Continue reading

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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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Coq au vin blanc

I always used to make coq au vin with red wine but I find this white wine version more elegant and it doesn’t overpower the delicate flavour of the chicken. The sauce is so delicious that you could make it … 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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