coq au vin

As you’ll know if you read our blog regularly, we love our Cookbook Supperclub. Call it what you will but its a great way of having a girls night in, without it costing us all a fortune. We share food, wine and lots of laughter, it’s our modern day take on the dinner parties of…

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sirloin steak with lemongrass

Our Spring cut from The Store was sirloin steaks. To be honest their steak is so good you need do very little with it, a bit of seasoning and a sear in a hot pan is fine by us. However, with it being Spring our minds are turning towards our gardens, freshness and a vibrancy…

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pork belly – chinese style

Quick dinners don’t need to be boring and repetitive. I’m always looking for something new to try, with great flavour that the entire family will eat. After a hectic day I don’t want to be stood in a kitchen for an age to get that meal on the table. This dish was perfect after a cold day…

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asian inspired beef shoulder

This quarter’s challenge from The Store saw us coming up with a recipe for beef shoulder. Shoulder is full of meaty flavour and lends itself well to a slow braise, a great cut for the winter months when a warming rich stew is what you want. Coming up to the festive period this is an…

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pork wrapped in bacon with sage

Michelle and I were talking about food for a change and she mentioned that she had a really healthy sage plant growing in an old whisky barrel. I think sage and I immediately think pork, the two work so well together. This brought to mind a really quick, but impressive dish that I often make…

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