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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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leftover turkey burgers with shredded sprouts and cranberry relish

leftover turkey burger with shredded sprouts

Thinking about  all the leftover turkey you’re going to have real soon? Time to bookmark some ideas – try my leftover turkey burgers recipe. Leftovers are (almost) my favourite bit – that doorstop turkey sandwich is a great thing. But what about if you fancy something a little different? A burger can be a really obvious choice with leftover turkey from Christmas […]

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home made pork pie

home made pork pie

I’ve eaten pork pies hundreds of times but this was my first attempt at a home made pork pie. It’s really worth the effort. If you are English and reading this you will already know what I mean by the phrase “pork pie”. It has a very definite meaning: a raised, crisp pastry, filled with coarse meat surrounded by a spiced […]

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