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Burns Night Supper Menu

I don’t think you need to have been born a Scot to celebrate Burns Night on January 25th – I’m not from Scotland but I was born on St Andrew’s Day, patron saint of Scotland, so that’s my tenuous link … Continue reading

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Gratin dauphinois

There are many recipes for this classic French dish that is so perfect with roast beef but this is my favourite version. The mixture of milk and cream makes it lighter than one made with 100% cream and is easier … Continue reading

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Tavas – Cypriot braised beef with potatoes, tomato and oregano

Tavas is a popular dish from the island of Cyprus that is incredibly simple to make and full of robust Mediterranean flavours. The Cypriots often use cinnamon in savoury dishes; they sprinkle it on chicken skin and over potatoes before … Continue reading

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Calves liver with onion gravy and bacon

Liver is one of those real Marmite ingredients. You either love it or hate it but it’s always been a favourite of mine, even as a child. Perhaps this meltingly tender calves liver dish served with beer and onion gravy, … Continue reading

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