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Mushroom Risotto with Truffle Zest

Mushroom Risotto with Truffle Zest

We recently acquired a bottle of the newest import from Sagra Foods – Sabatino Truffle Zest. A creamy Risotto was the perfect meal for these chilly winter nights. The Truffle Zest was the perfect ingredient to take the dish from average to wow. A small pinch of the zest mixed in with some olive oil…

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Lamb Shank with Harissa and Pomegranate

Lamb Shank with Harissa and Pomegranate

Cold winter evenings call for comfort food. And lamb shank that have been slow-cooked for most of the day, served with a rich gravy, is a great way to feed the soul on a Saturday night at home. Paired with red wine and you have a great night in. The spicy harissa is softened by…

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Spaghetti Bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese

In anticipation of our visit to Remos, they kindly sent a few Italian treats for me to experiment with in the kitchen. I had a recipe all lined up and ready to share until I visited their deli and purchased the Gran Padano cheese that they had on offer. It had been a tough week…

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Coq au Vin – Cooking with Wine

Coq au Vin – Cooking with Wine

Welcome back Kara! And just in time for a chilly weekend, Kara shares a delicious wintery dish that will definitely assist in chasing the chills away. If you missed the previous recipes under the “Cooking with Wine” series then be sure to have a look here “Now and then, it is a joy, to have…

Chicken, Cooking With Wine, Main Course

Rustic red wine and rosemary butter – Cooking with Wine

Rustic red wine and rosemary butter – Cooking with Wine

Welcome back Kara! Here’s the second post in her “Cooking with Wine”series. If you missed part one, have a look here “Wine is sunshine, held together by water” – Galileo Galileo One of the things I have learnt over the years is that there is a very fine line between an average meal and a…

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Duck with Asian Mushroom Broth

Duck with Asian Mushroom Broth

  Duck has hit our grocery store shelves and it’s no longer limited to specialist delis. I always enjoy duck when I order it at a restaurant and I am happy to see it appear on so many more menus. No longer limited to Asian pancakes, duck has taken off (I couldn’t resist) and reached…

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TGIBN – Black and Blue Burgers {Recipe}

TGIBN – Black and Blue Burgers {Recipe}

I heard about Black and Blue Burgers and the name alone intrigued me.  I was keen to make them for one of our burger nights.  Black refers to the black spice and blue refers to the lovely blue cheese layer in the middle. As we only had Ostrich mince in the fridge, I decided it…

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