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Lamb koftas

Easy lamb koftas

Considering how often I cook meatballs, it’s a surprise even to me that I’ve never made lamb koftas. I’ll always order them off a menu and so I went hunting online for some recipes – this is a mix of several. First either finely chop or food-processor half an onion, a clove of garlic and […]

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Faggots on the plate

Faggots – the butcher’s recipe

Faggots and peas for tea has been a recent discovery. They were a favourite of my dad’s for a Saturday lunch but I always thought they were pretty grim. On a whim about a year ago I tried some from the butchers at the local market – they’re amazing! This weekend they didn’t have any […]

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Czech spice pork fillet

[tweetmeme source=”easyteas” only_single=false Here’s a quick recipe for the Czech spice mix from the previous post. It’s hardly a recipe really, just an example of how I use it. Pork fillet is on our menu most weeks for curry, casseroles, pies or cut into steaks, as it is here. I like that fact that […]

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Weekend breakfast – Eggy Pikelets

[tweetmeme source=”easyteas” only_single=false I really look forward to weekend breakfasts, but I’m always on the lookout for something a bit different to the usual full English. I remember seeing Jamie Oliver use crumpets in an eggy bread/French toast recipe with a pile of fresh chilli – probably a couple of years ago now but […]

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Top Five Easy Teas of 2010

[tweetmeme source=”easyteas” only_single=false I had a new year’s email from the nice chaps at WordPress this week with lots of useful facts and figures about my blog. I sort of keep an eye on the stats I see in terms of how many people are reading, but I don’t really have much of an […]

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Slow Roast Moroccan Lamb

Slow Roast Moroccan Lamb

Shoulder of lamb (and pork, for that matter) is one of those cheaper cuts that becomes amazing if it’s slow-roasted. This Moroccan-style lamb is absolutely stunning – I can say that in all modesty cos it’s not my recipe. It’s one from a recent Olive from the Doukan restaurant in Wandsworth. I’ve tinkered with it […]

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