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Month: May 2017

Goat’s Cheese and Cherry Tomato Cous Cous

Goat’s Cheese and Cherry Tomato Cous Cous

I love the smooth creaminess of goat’s cheese, and it adds a rich depth to this salad. This is a fantastic summer lunch – so quick and easy to throw together, with fresh punchy flavours. Enjoy out in the sunshine with a glass of homemade lemonade. Ingredients: 100g cous cous 125ml chicken stock (preferably made with organic stock cubes) 125g goat’s cheese, crumbled Handful of cherry tomatoes, quartered 4 spring onions, chopped Handful of fresh herbs – such as basil…

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Slow-Cooked Shoulder of Lamb with a Puree of Wild Garlic and Caramelised Onions

Slow-Cooked Shoulder of Lamb with a Puree of Wild Garlic and Caramelised Onions

It was my birthday last month and, unusually, I decided I didn’t really feel like cooking. Having not long before created a three course Mother’s Day meal, I decided to take it easy on my birthday and that we’d all go out to the local pub the night before. We had a great meal at The Harbourmaster in Aberaeron (it’s a fantastic place, definitely one to put on your visiting list if you head this way), and I then thought why not…

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Dauphinoise Potatoes

Dauphinoise Potatoes

This may be getting a bit close to the Irish stereotype, but I really love potatoes. Smooth creamy mash, buttered new potatoes, hot chips sprinkled with flaky sea salt, crispy roasties, fluffy baked potatoes…. But dauphinoise are something else – they also hit my other weak spot, cream. If an item on a menu is served with dauphinoise potatoes, then it pretty much guarantees I’ll be choosing it. It’s very simple to put together – the key to cooking them…

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