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Steak night by Dan Doherty

Pan-fried steak SERVES 8 Preparation time none Cooking time see method, plus 10–30 minutes resting 1kg (2lb 4oz) bone-in rib eye steak 1kg (2lb 4oz) bone-in sirloin steak vegetable oil knob of butter sprig of […]

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Kale, Bean & Winter Roots Soup

My gorgeous friend, florist Nikki Tibbles, has the most beautiful house in the country and I have been lucky enough to spend many weekends there, foraging, cooking and sharing suppers together. She makes a big […]

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Christmas countdown by Gizzi Erskine

I’m not going to pretend that organization is my strong suit, BUT avoiding stress is the key to enjoying the festive period – the idea is to have a good time, not a nervous breakdown. […]

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Christmas turkey pie with all the trimmings

The beloved Christmas lunch shouldn’t be exclusive to 25 December. Now you can indulge at any time of year! Chestnuts, turkey, bacon and sausage meat are encased in a gorgeous golden parcel, which can be […]

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December by Lia Leendertz

THE KITCHEN Cheese of the month – Beauvale Stilton is a winter cheese, and this is the same for Beauvale, a creamy, naturally spreadable Stilton made by traditional Stilton makers Cropwell Bishop in Nottinghamshire. The […]

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Seaweed Broth with Nori Crackers

This broth is a delicious starter to any meal, or when you just feel like a very light lunch or supper. You can add some noodles, rice or tofu if you want a little more […]

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ONE-TRAY SAUSAGE & MASH

A fuss-free way to make sausages, mash and gravy in one tray and no saucepans. Oven-baking the potatoes results in very fluffy, creamy mash. You could speed this up by microwaving the potatoes to start […]

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BREAKFAST SHAKSHUKA

This is my go-to recipe for a lazy Sunday morning. It’s got everything you could want in a breakfast. I love spicy lamb merguez sausages, but if you can’t find them, replace them with uncured […]

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Recipe of the Week: Cinnamon-Spiced Squash & Butter Bean Stew

Definitely the sort of thing Jane would call a “winter warmer”, this cosy, spicy, slightly sweet stew will keep the cold at bay on even the dullest and chilliest of days. If you’re planning on […]

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Top Five Mulled Wines

Looking for the perfect winter warmer? This week, we’re giving you something to mull over with our top five mulled wines and ciders. 1. Heston Spiced Mulled Cider £5.10 The signature taste of this mulled […]

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Snow falling in New York

City lights flicker in the snow and the night unfurls into a fever-dream cinematic sequence. We wander on winter nights through streets dusted with the scattered remnants of the sky’s memories: cloud debris that cushions […]

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Why Emma Hannigan loves the heart of winter PLUS her favourite crumble recipe

The cooler weather and onset of winter doesn’t need to be something we dread, author Emma Hannigan shares her reasons for why she loves this time of year, along with her mouthwatering apple and pear […]

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