1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. Feather blade ragu: A Secret Treat

    Feather blade ragu: A Secret Treat

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    Butchers can be canny beasts sometimes. Insofar that whilst they are more than happy to advise, suggest and select certain popular cuts over the counter; they also have a long history of sneaking and keeping some of the more unknown joints to themselves. Cuts that often have curious names.  Treats like the Pope's Eye, Jacob's Ladder or Shatner's Bassoon. But sooner or...
  7. Ultimate Comfort Foods - #2 Richard H. Turner's Ox Cheek & IPA curry

    Ultimate Comfort Foods - #2 Richard H. Turner's Ox Cheek & IPA curry

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    It’s said that India Pale Ales were brewed to withstand the rigours of being transported from England to India in the wooden-hulled ships of the time. This ox cheek curry makes fine use of IPA and shows off its character. METHOD Preheat the oven to 140°C (275°F), Gas Mark 1 In a large casserole, brown the ox cheeks in...
  8. Ultimate Comfort Foods - #1 Toad in the Hole

    Ultimate Comfort Foods - #1 Toad in the Hole

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    'Old school' cooking is an overused phrase and given the connotations that come with it, with all those memories of drafty canteens, congealed beans, grey mash and pink tubes of unknown origin, it is perhaps something to be avoided. But when it comes to Toad in the Hole, we like to think that this nostalgic comfort food can always be cast in...
  9. Richard H. Turner's Braised Shin of Beef with Macaroni

    Richard H. Turner's Braised Shin of Beef with Macaroni

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    Now that the season is changing, with leaves falling and days getting shorter, we often begin to think more about slow cooking. Which of course is a majestic and simple way to eat. Easy, efficient and delicious.  Wonderful. However, out of all the braising cuts available, shin of beef is perhaps one of the more underrated cuts out there. For warming stews...
  10. Turner & George BBQ Stars

    Turner & George BBQ Stars

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    Now that autumn is slowly creeping in, a lot of people out there will take this as a signal to quietly cover their barbecues up and consign to their grills and smokers to the shed, or garage, for a well-earned rest. However, there are also plenty of folk who will have other ideas and will crack on straight through. Come...
  11. Jill's Seven Hour Leg of Lamb

    Jill's Seven Hour Leg of Lamb

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    The best things in life are often the simplest and this recipe for slow cooking a hunk of lamb is a perfect, fuss-free approach. A dish that can be left well alone in the oven, whilst you go out for a long walk (perhaps down to the pub) and when you return, the smells flooding throughout your house will no-doubt...
  12. Richard H. Turner's Steamed Pork Buns

    Richard H. Turner's Steamed Pork Buns

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    Steamed pork buns, or char siu bao, are a popular dim sum in Chinese restaurants, and these light and fluffy buns are also grab-and-go street food in China. They are sometimes baked and glazed for a crispy result. Method 1. Mix together the pork, hoisin sauce, shallot, pork broth, soy sauce and sesame oil. Chill in the refrigerator for several...