Lamb shanks with Moroccan spices and pomegranate molasses. I love cooking lamb shanks and with another cold spell forecast for the United Kingdom this is a great recipe for chilly weather. The secret to any recipe for lamb shanks is to cook low and slow ( it will adapt easily for use with a slow-cooker ) and to ensure there are plenty of aromatic ingredients to add layers of flavour to the finished dish.
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Seasonal Eating – Great Recipe Ideas to Cook this February
Seasonal Eating – Great recipe ideas to cook this February. After a really long slog January 2023 is finally behind us. The days are slowly beginning to lengthen and we can look forward to the early signs of spring. So what to eat? Well it’s definitely still time for lots of hearty dishes. My type of cooking. Lots of sustainable, seasonal soups and stews and proper puddings. But February is also time for some indulgent cooking for a loved one on St Valentines Day. Flipping up piles of pancakes on Shrove Tuesday and perhaps even relaxing with a glass or two to celebrate Global Wine Day.
Chinese Baked Whole Fish with Ginger and Spring Onions
Chinese Baked Whole Fish with Ginger and Spring Onions. A whole steamed or baked fish is served at the end of the Chinese New Year Feast. It symbolises an increase in prosperity. In Chinese dialect fish 鱼 Yú, sounds like the word for surplus. In China it is believed if you can save something at the end of the old year, you will make more in the next. 年年有余 Niánnián yǒu yú May you always have more than you need!
Chicken Forestière – a classic taste of Autumn
Chicken Forestière – a classic taste of Autumn. It is Autumn again, and possibly my favourite time of year for cooking, as it’s the season of stews and casseroles and proper puddings. Chicken Forestière is a real favourite and is packed full of the autumnal flavours of mushrooms, thyme, and garlic. My recipe is made…