Family Recipes

Entertaining this year? Try our Slow Cooked Beef Massaman Curry

Slow Cooked Beef Massaman Curry by Hugh Junior. When entertaining for Christmas, people tend to over think and over complicate. Whether its a big or small crowd however, a good curry recipe will never let you down. This recipe in particular is perfect if you are stuck for time between all the coming and goings […]
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Christmas Ham – All you need to know

The Christmas Ham A traditional ham whether smoked or unsmoked is the perfect choice if you’ve got a full house this Christmas. My family always cook ours on Christmas Eve so that it can be enjoyed on its own and then there is plenty leftover for the festive dinner the next day. Place your ham into […]
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Gastro Gays’ Chicken and Black Pudding en Croûte

By Patrick Hanlon , Russell Alford. Six-ingredient supper: The food bloggers and social media consultants on their throwback favourite For those days when you have neither the time nor the patience for culinary masterpieces in the kitchen, this is our go-to. It is a fail-safe, simple and straightforward supper , with hardly any ingredients needed […]
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Pork Loin with Dan Kelly Cider Apple Sauce, Smoked Black Pudding, Candied Walnuts and Fried Cabbage

This week for our Wednesday Winter Series, we have called upon Dan Kellys Hand Craft Pressed Cider to help warm us up. No better man. (Read on here if you would like to know more about the man behind this superb Cider.) As you well know, we are huge advocates of promoting what is on […]
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Bone Broth, Asian Style – Winter Series Recipe

Lets warm up those bones … For our winter series this week, we are taking recipe inspiration from the Eastern part of the world. In Asian culture, soups and broths are part of everyday meals. A traditional Japanese breakfast would include a bowl of Miso Soup to warm the body. Chinese restaurants feature a long list of […]
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Slow Cooker Red Wine Beef Stew

Whats better than a warming winter beef stew? A warming winter beef stew with red wine thats what. Winter is well and truly upon us this week, with forecasts predicting more rainfall into the weekend. That means cosy days by the fire with warm and nourishing food to comfort us. The beauty about slow cooking […]
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