Lentil, bean and pea cassoulet with a perfectly fried egg and harissa creme fraiche

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Comforting, meaty (yet meatless!) hodge-podgey casseroles are my jam at the moment. For dinner with sausages (have now sampled Linda’s veggie version and can report that they’re pretty good) or like this at breakfast/brunch with a fried egg and some hash browns, ooh and buttered white bread to mop up the sauce… it’s delicious. Basically, […]

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Slow-cooked ox cheek goulash

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In celebration of my ox cheek goulash recipe being published in Voucherbox’s new e-book, I’m re-sharing it with you lovely lot. The team at Voucherbox wanted to create a collection of 22 recipes that didn’t break the bank, and I was more than happy to let my low-cost goulash recipe out into the world. Did […]

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Red wine-braised lamb shanks with cheesy polenta

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Oooooooh it just sounds hearty and winter-appropriate, doesn’t it!? I hadn’t cooked lamb shanks before this recipe, but I’ve eaten my fair share and I think they’re utterly underrated. When they’re cooked low and slow like here, they’re just as good as slow-cooked beef and have heaps of flavour. And you don’t have to treat them […]

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