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steak sandwich

steak sandwich

It’s British Sandwich Week! If you needed an excuse to celebrate, rather than have a limp ham sarnie push the boat out and have a proper steak sandwich. Don’t just stop there: get decent bread, some onions, some mushrooms, some greenery and slap some lovely sauce on it. In this case I used one of Heinz’s new sauces: a creamy […]

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bread and dripping rolls

bread and dripping rolls

There’s food that makes the generation above me turn misty-eyed: liver and onions, jam roly-poly, pickled eggs… Bread and dripping is another. That is, a slice of bread smeared with a slick of grease rendered from the Sunday roast and rescued cold from the pan. Creamy white fat speckled with pepper on soft bread… I don’t share that same nostalgia, […]

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top rump roast beef

roast top rump beef

Here’s the thing: this was supposed to be about fore rib of beef. The Flintstones style piece of meat with the rack of bones around the side. It was to be my birthday treat, a deluxe cut I’d never cooked myself. But could I find it in any supermarkets? Nope. So I dejectedly chose a top rump roast joint instead. […]

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