Tag Archives: shallots

Hassleback squash

I usually roast butternut squash in chunks but roasting it whole in this hassleback style is a lovely variation. It looks special and makes a great centrepiece for vegetarian guests or as a side dish for roast and BBQ meats. … 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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Chicken risotto with mushrooms and bacon

I very rarely eat rice these days as it’s pretty high in carbs. So, when I do, I want it to be something really delicious and this really is! I usually make it when I’ve roasted a chicken for another … 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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