Tag Archives: red wine

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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Steak and mushroom pie

Not much beats a proper home made pie and this steak and mushroom pie is ‘the King of pies’! Thick chunks of beef in a rich gravy with mushrooms and a crisp pastry lid, it’s quite easy to make and … Continue reading

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Garlic roasted belly pork with Florentine lentils

Crisply roasted belly pork has to be one of my favourite meat dishes. Flavoured with garlic and slowly roasted in the oven, it’s simply delicious with these tiny lentils cooked in the pork juices and a little red wine with … Continue reading

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#WeLikeWine – Comtesse Saint-Hilaire Montagne Saint-Émilion 2012

To the other side of Bordeaux in south-western France lies the famous and picturesque town of Saint-Émilion where merlot, rather than cabernet, tends to dominate the claret blends. This Comtesse Saint Hilaire Montagne Saint-Émilion 2012 available from Co-op stores is crafted … Continue reading

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Red wine braised shoulder of venison

This show-stopping recipe takes very little time to prepare and, as it cooks all by itself in the oven for a couple of hours while it fills your kitchen with a wonderful aroma, you can get on with something else. … Continue reading

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