Tag Archives: shallots

Roasted garlic risotto with fillet steak

When I saw James Martin make this dish on his new cookery road trip TV series set in the USA, I just had to make it! The risotto is a standard white risotto recipe but the addition of golden, roasted … Continue reading

Posted in Meat main courses, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Perfect strogonoff

We had a wonderful joint of rare roast beef at the weekend and, unusually, there was a fair bit leftover – time for a cheat’s stroganoff for supper! I trimmed my rare beef into thin strips and added them to the … Continue reading

Posted in Meat main courses, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Aromatic pork with ginger and soy

This is probably one of my favourite far-eastern supper dishes. Don’t be put off by the long list of ingredients, it’s all available from most supermarkets these days and the cooking method is very simple – prep and then braise … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pigeon Cottage potato salad

I make potato salad all year round, depending on what potatoes are in season. You need firm waxy varieties that don’t disintegrate when cooked such as baby new potatoes, Anya, Ratte, Pink Fir Apple or Charlotte. I sometimes make potato … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Recipes, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Goose fat roasted pork chop supper

When there’s just two of you and you want a delicious, easy, relatively fast and low maintenance supper, this is the perfect choice: oven roasted potatoes, shallots and pork chops in goose fat. It takes about an hour, uses just … Continue reading

Posted in Meat main courses, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment