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Silky Veal & Prawn Pasta with Garlic Saffron Cream Sauce

In Blog, Main Courses On December 9, 2013 10 Comments

Leading on from my last recipe post featuring stuffed veal, I am continuing to experiment with various cuts from my 5kg selection box that I purchased from my… Read More »

Stuffed Veal Escalope with Brie & Bayonne Ham

The Real Deal Veal – Stuffed with Brie & Ham

In Blog, Main Courses On November 25, 2013 24 Comments

There is something of a stigma attached to veal. Many people are skeptical about how veal is farmed and have horror stories of baby calves in dark crates… Read More »

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A True Spanish Tortilla (with Black Pudding)

In Blog, Starters On November 20, 2013 24 Comments

The title of this post might seem a little confused. A true Spanish tortilla is made with sliced potatoes and eggs. You may or may not add onions… Read More »

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Tartine with Bacon, Goats Cheese & Caramelised Red Onion

In Blog, Main Courses On November 10, 2013 10 Comments

It feels as though I have been cooking a lot of really epic meaty meals lately. Sweetbreads, Oxtail, Beef Cheeks…all completely delicious but quite laborious in execution. I… Read More »

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Rustic French Style Beef Cheeks & Lentils

In Blog, Main Courses On November 5, 2013 18 Comments

Here in Gascony, they like their food robust and hearty. No nonsense nourishing dishes are quite typical. The origins of the cuisine come from the peasant farmers who… Read More »

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The Tale of the Elegant Oxtail (Deluxe Cottage Pie)

In Blog, Main Courses On October 28, 2013 17 Comments

Another week, another chance to experiment with interesting ingredients. You all know me by now…I just can’t help myself. Lurking around in my freezer were some chunks of… Read More »

Stuffed Swedish Meatball Meatloaf

Stuffed Swedish Meatball-Meatloaf Thingys

In Blog, Main Courses On October 20, 2013 24 Comments

The best meatballs in the whole world are of course the Swedish variety. It is a fact. (I am in no way biased being half Swedish…I am just… Read More »

Veal Sweetbreads & French Style Peas & Baby Gem Lettuces

Mastering Scary Ingredients – Veal Sweetbreads

In Blog, Starters On October 15, 2013 10 Comments

When I first moved to France, I would see ‘Ris de Veau’ on many a menu and I had no idea what they were. My Mother-in-Law warned me… Read More »

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Paupiettes de Chou Frisé (Stuffed Parcels of Cabbage)

In Blog, Main Courses On September 22, 2013 15 Comments

‘Paupiettes’ are basically little stuffed parcels of varying types. Common here in France are Paupiettes de Veau – where veal scallops are flattened until nice and thin and… Read More »

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A Fond Farewell to the Glut – Salmon & Courgette Lasagne

In Blog, Main Courses On September 15, 2013 21 Comments

Last week it felt like Summer was dragging it’s feet and Autumn was only just peeking through. Fast forward seven days and I am wearing my slippers and… Read More »