Category Archives: Mince and red meat

Mince and red meat

Sticky marmalade glazed ham

Sponsored post I love serving up a stickily glazed ham over Christmas, it just feels so festive and is such an easy meal. You can eat it hot with roasties or mash, or cold with a selection of salads or … Continue reading

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Steak and ale stew with mustard and thyme dumplings

I was thrown down the challenge by Morrison’s of coming up with my perfect British beef dish, using fresh seasonal ingredients. It’s to┬ápromote their new range of fresh beef from traditional British breeds including Shorthorn, Hereford and Aberdeen Angus. The … Continue reading

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Pork, chickpea and chorizo stew

When you have a baby and are stuck in a timewarp of sleepless nights, feeding and changing nappies, cooking meals really are the last thing on your mind. So the nicest present I think you can give a new mum … Continue reading

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A trip to Jimmy’s Farm and lots of great pork ideas

I spent an intensely sunny and carefree day at Jimmy Doherty’s farm just outside Ipswich this month, meeting his pampered livestock and getting a masterclass in getting the most out of cooking pork. I’m sure many of you have watched … Continue reading

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Cowboy Stew

I bought new pans at the weekend, a VERY exciting moment for a kitchen geek such as myself. Matthew was in a rare ‘let’s spend some money’ mood, so I capitalised on it and made a dash for the kitchen … Continue reading

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Meatballs with tasty tomato, thyme and bean sauce

I’ve not done a sensible supermarket shop for a few weeks, so this meal was born out of a rummage in the freezer and storecupboard. I love making tomato sauces, but trying to get the balance of flavours right can … Continue reading

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Winter entertaining – cocktails and curry

I had my university friends over for dinner at the weekend – it was originally meant to be festive drinks in town, but I suggested a cosy dinner at my place would avoid the seasonal mayhem and expense of central … Continue reading

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