1. How to bone out a leg of lamb (and stuff it)

    How to bone out a leg of lamb (and stuff it)

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    One of the dilemmas when cooking a beautiful joint like a leg of lamb, is whether to roast it with the bone intact. Or to remove the bone entirely and roll or butterfly. The former is a chef's preference because the bone helps to prevent the meat from drying out and adds an extra element of flavour. But unless you...
  2. Richard H. Turners Beef Wellington

    Richard H. Turners Beef Wellington

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    Probably nothing to do with the Duke of Wellington, as this is very much a 20th-century creation, this is a splendid thing to serve for Sunday lunch if you are feeling ambitious. Most recipes call for a layer of foie gras, which is authentic, if a little grand – so it’s optional here. METHOD First make the...
  3. How to...Spatchcock a Chicken (with a recipe on the side)

    How to...Spatchcock a Chicken (with a recipe on the side)

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    Having had a bit of a brainstorm at T&G Towers, we've decided that it was high time we showed you a few tricks of the trade. Special customer requests, both online and in the shop, are not unusual and we are always more than happy to oblige. However, there are some things that you can do at home and once...
  4. Ultimate Comfort Foods - #5 Braised Scrag of Lamb with Yeasted Cauliflower and Caramelised Shallots

    Ultimate Comfort Foods - #5 Braised Scrag of Lamb with Yeasted Cauliflower and Caramelised Shallots

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    This is the last in our series of 'Ultimate Comfort Foods' for the blog. Well, for the time being anyway. Now that we are speeding towards spring, we've got all sorts of ideas in the pipeline. With nods towards the quicker, more vibrant style of cooking that you associate with longer days and the arrival of blossom and greenery. So more cooking...
  5. Pig’s Head Choucroute by Andrew Clarke

    Pig’s Head Choucroute by Andrew Clarke

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    Now, for some people, this one is going to present a challenge. You may well love to eat meat, consider yourself to be experimental and are always willing to try something new. But let's be honest, the prospect of serving up a pig's head does push the boundaries somewhat. This isn't a case of simply whacking some pork chops on the...
  6. Cow Meets Lobster In a Galician Love Affair With A Sticky Ending

    Cow Meets Lobster In a Galician Love Affair With A Sticky Ending

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    As we head out of the doldrums of a quiet and staid January, no doubt many of you are looking forward to spicing things up a bit, to warm the ol' cockles and bring a bit of luuurve to proceedings. Especially with Valentines Day on the horizon. Cynical hearts will, of course, rubbish the notion of doing something romantic on...
  7. Ultimate Comfort Foods - #4 Richard H. Turner's Braised Pigs Cheeks Picante

    Ultimate Comfort Foods - #4 Richard H. Turner's Braised Pigs Cheeks Picante

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    Over the years, many cuts of meat have come through via restaurants or to the kitchen table, having previously spent a long time in the wilderness, only to be thrust suddenly into the limelight. The classic example is the lamb shank. Shunned for years, it laboured on with the stigma of being a relatively poor piece of meat, both in quality...
  8. Richard H. Turner's Potted Meats and Cowboy Cassoulet

    Richard H. Turner's Potted Meats and Cowboy Cassoulet

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    It's 'Betwixtmas' folks! That odd, no-mans land period between Christmas Day and New Years Eve. Where a large proportion of us will be staggering back to work. Or ruminating indoors, in dressing gown and slippers. Or getting things totally mixed up and doing both. Yes, Betwixtmas is a time of confusion and if you have no clue as to what...
  9. Polly's Christmas Pork Stuffing

    Polly's Christmas Pork Stuffing

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    So, right now, we are in the middle of Christmas Week and for butchers up and down the land, this will be the busiest time of year. From here on in, it's heads down all the way until Christmas Eve. To make sure that all the Herb Fed turkeys, all the Christmas Trimmed Ribs of Beef and all the pigs...
  10. Ultimate Comfort Foods - #3 Richard H. Turner's Beefsteak & Kidney Pudding

    Ultimate Comfort Foods - #3 Richard H. Turner's Beefsteak & Kidney Pudding

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    Steamed meat puddings are traditional British comfort food at its best. Save this for when the evenings are closing in and there’s a chill in the air. The first recipe for steak and kidney pudding appeared in a book by Mrs Beeton, though the dish is far older than the 19th century. METHOD Heat the beef dripping in a...
  11. Hackin Pudding

    Hackin Pudding

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    December has arrived and no doubt, many of you will have spent time this past weekend, putting up the Christmas tree and decorating the house with baubles and tinsel. That 'twelve days before and twelve days after' rule seems to be thrown out of the window these days. But what the hell, eh? If your neighbour is out there, in...
  12. Turner & George Meat Boxes

    Turner & George Meat Boxes

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    The eagle-eyed among you will have spotted that Turner & George are now offering a range of meat boxes. 'Hurrah!' we hear you cheer. For not only have we taken some weight off your shoulders - deciding what to buy can be difficult sometimes - you can now go about your everyday business, safe in the knowledge that you have...