Category Archives: stew

Goan fish curry

This is adapted from a recipe in Rick Stein’s Fruits of the Sea – only we didn’t have conger eel or tamarind – though if Waitrose do a line of ‘ESSENTIAL conger eel’, I wouldn’t be entirely surprised. This is … Continue reading

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Summertime suppertime

It feels like summer is almost here, so while I was tidying up the garden I got a lamb stew on the go. It’s a bit like this one that I made a while back, with a few twists. For … Continue reading

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Easy Moroccan lamb with couscous

This is pretty easy and so so tasty. half a leg of lamb or 800g lean diced lamb 1 tbsp olive oil 400g tin of chopped tomatoes 400g tin of chickpeas cinnamon stick small packet of ready-to-eat apricots roughly chopped … Continue reading

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Pork Braised in Cider and spices

This recipe from Waitrose Kitchen magazine was utterly delicious. I’d use half the amount of star anise next time, and I substituted a small amount of nutmeg as I didn’t have any mace. I fished out the bay leaves, cinnamon … Continue reading

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Chicken & Veggie Cous Cous

We have one veggie in our house so we often cook ‘split dishes’ – they start out the same and then get split in two at some point in the cooking process when meat is added to one pot and … Continue reading

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Beef stew

I made this for tea: This is a great, easy, delicious stew – just fry some onions and sage in a casserole, bung in some diced stewing beef, root vegetables (I use parsnips, swede, carrots, potatoes), red wine and … Continue reading

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Granny Jean’s Hotpot

This recipe comes from my Mum. Lancashire Hotpot is traditionally made with lamb, but this hotpot variation calls for beef. – Some diced stewing steak. About 500g. – Potatoes – loads. – One onion. – Half a pint of red … Continue reading

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