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Beef Hachee with Red Cabbage

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Hachée is a traditional Dutch stew based on diced meat, and vegetables. Hachee based on beef, onions and acid is a typical example of traditional Dutch cuisine. Clove and bay leaves are added to the thick gravy. It is usually served with potatoes and red cabbage. Ingredients 1.5 kilos of stewing steak 1 tbsp flour 2 […]

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Cottage Pie

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Here’s another dish that the good people of The Netherlands had never heard of until I arrived on the scene. Wilma has given the recipe to many of her friends and family who love it as a mid-week easy to make dish. Ingredients 2 tbsp olive or vegetable oil 350 gms minced beef 1 white […]

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Beef Bourguigon Style

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A mixture of different versions of Beef Bourguigon recipes which I find works best for me. I am not a lover of carrot which is in most recipes but not one from James Martin who I trust because he trained in France. Ingredients 500 gms of stewing beef 2 bay leaves 2 tbsp plain flour […]

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Liver, Bacon and Onions

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Liver, bacon and onions. Love it or hate it.  As a child, I hated it. Now I’m all grown up, this happens to be one of my favourite meals. It’s strange how our taste changes over time. My mother used to make this mid-week when I was a child and I would always enjoy the mashed potato, […]

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Chicken, Mushroom and Bacon Pie

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Nothing is more delicious on a rainy winters night than a tasty pie and this chicken, mushroom and bacon pie takes longer to cook and than a more conventional version, but the flavour is still SO good. Great winter comfort food for a few, or many.This makes enough for 2 pies in 6 inch pie […]

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Slow Cooked Spare Ribs

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If you’re in a hurry, forget this recipe – it takes four hours to cook. You might think that there are far too many ingredients for the sauce, but once tasted you will never make any of the quick versions again. Try this recipe – you’ll love it as the meat just literally falls off […]

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Indonesian Sate

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Forget bunging together some peanut butter and some soy sauce and then dipping some bits of pork in it. This authentic recipe came from a supermarket give away magazine and is the pukka thing. I don’t cook this, my wife does, and let me tell you it takes two days to prepare. But it’s worth […]

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The Full English Breakfast

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The Full English. The Full Monty. A fry-up. Call it what you want, but there are few nations in this world that do breakfast better than the British. Just look at what the French eat for breakfast! Digging into a piping hot fry up is a is an experience that can set you up for […]

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Toad in the Hole

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Toad in the Hole is a classic British recipe and a meaty variation on a Yorkshire pudding when filled with delicious British sausages. … There is no definite origin to the name Toad in the Hole but originally as the dish used sausage meat the finished dish probably resembled toads in the batter. Toad in the Hole   Author: admin Recipe type: Sausages […]

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Sweet and Sour Pork

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Sweet and sour pork is a Chinese dish particularly popular in westernised Cantonese cuisine and may be found all over the world.  It is also common to find the sweet and sour sauce cooked with sliced green peppers, onions and pineapple before it is poured over the meat. but this is more simple. Sweet and Sour Pork   […]

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Pork Shoulder Cassoulet

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I can’t remember where I found this recipe, but I love it. The great thing about it is once you have put all the ingredients together it just bubbles away in the oven. Pork Shoulder Cassoulet   Author: admin Prep time:  15 mins Cook time:  3 hours Total time:  3 hours 15 mins Save Print Ingredients […]

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