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Christmas is Here (Just About)!

Christmas is Here (Just About)!

It’s that time of year again. Shopping trolleys are piled high, cupboards and fridges are bulging. A lot of people will be cooking more complicated dishes or for more people than they have before. My Christmas Category is full of great recipes and ideas for lots of Christmas main-stays, from meats and accompaniments to desserts. […]

Homemade Goose Gravy

Homemade Goose Gravy

Christmas is the time to go to town and make your own gravy from scratch. It’s easier than you think and gives really tasty results. This recipe is for goose, but you can use the same method for turkey or other poultry. Ingredients: Giblets (neck, heart and gizzard, not the liver) Water or chicken stock […]

What to Cook for Christmas: Vegetables

What to Cook for Christmas: Vegetables

This week I’ve already blogged about the meats and desserts to have for Christmas dinner, this post is about another vital part of your meal, the vegetables! Below are some suggestions for vegetable dishes, just click on the titles to link through to my original blog posts. Goose Fat Roasted Potatoes: Christmas wouldn’t be complete […]

Garlic, Ginger & Chilli Pork Fillet

Garlic, Ginger & Chilli Pork Fillet

As I mentioned in my last post, I’m currently on a low-carb, low-calorie diet. Pork fillet is a great cut of meat for such a diet as it’s super lean and reasonably priced. It is, however, fairly bland so it’s a good idea to marinade it. Ingredients: Pork fillet – 1lb/450g (cut in half) Garlic […]

DON’T PANIC! One Week Until Christmas: Tips to Help You Cope

DON’T PANIC! One Week Until Christmas: Tips to Help You Cope

If you’re cooking the Christmas dinner this year why not give yourself the best present of all, an easy time! It’s just one day, it’s not really that much more effort than an ordinary roast dinner, and it is ok to cheat if it’ll make the cook calmer and happier. Anyone that doesn’t like it […]

Slow Cooker Roasted Shoulder of Lamb in Redcurrant Sauce

Slow Cooker Roasted Shoulder of Lamb in Redcurrant Sauce

It’s been a couple of weeks since my last post and I’m still trying to get back into the blogging swing of things. In the final stages of my thesis getting it done was pretty all-consuming, and most extra-curricular activities went out the window. Now I’m trying to remember how I occupied my free time before, […]

Christmas is Coming!

Christmas is Coming!

It’s that time of year again, and if you’re looking for some easy recipes, tips on preparing dishes ahead and classic Christmas recipes take a look at the recipes in my Christmas Category for lots of delicious recipes including Roast Goose, Beef Wellington, Yorkshire Puddings, Chocolate Yule Log and lots of roast meat dishes, vegetables and trimmings!