Slow Braised Leg of Lamb in Red Wine Gravy

Spring has sprung once more, and while at the time of writing it’s unlikely you’re going to be spendin time at any family gatherings, there’s still no reason you and your household can’t get together and enjoy the beautiful, rich flavour of a slow cooked lamb.  It is of course the time of year where…

Beef and Barley Casserole

Pearl Barley is one of the most grossly underused carbs in the culinary world.  Its texture is comparable to a slightly more al-dente risotto rice but with a fluffier exterior.  It both provides a wonderful filler and helps thicken the sauce to a luxurious consistency.

Boar in the Cave (Deconstructed Toad in the Hole with Mushrooms)

Introduction When trying to think of a clever name for this Deconstructed Toad in the Hole, I looked into the origins of the original’s name…and discovered it’s pretty much just nonsense.  With that in mind I simply scaled up the sizes and went for a more relevant animal. This dish essentially uses loose sausage meat…

The Guesscipe Roast Dinner

    Introduction Whilst I originally conceived this recipe as merely detailing how I like to Roast a chicken, I realised that preparing a roast is much more than that.  Besides the technique, it’s all about balanced timings, and the ingredients working together.  At least, when I prepare a roast the Chicken is dependent on…