Category Archives: chestnuts

meatloaf / stuffing

Jamie’s Family Christmas featured a recipe for stuffing which, as soon as I saw it, thought would make for a comforting and nourishing meatloaf. I wasn’t far off but I roasted it too quickly – a slower roast next time, so the juice doesn’t get wringed from it. Meatloaf: 500g pork shoulder Grated nutmeg Grated zest of an orange handful […]

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maple sprouts with lardons and chestnuts

Yet another ode to the sprout. This one is my king of sprout recipes, decreeing that anything inedible to some can be rendered palatable if paired with bacon. I wouldn’t be without these on Christmas day; salty, sweet, chewy, with the greenery providing an excellent foil for all that indulgence. Merry Christmas! Maple sprouts with lardons and chestnuts: About 20 […]

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chorizo and chestnut soup

A stomping Winter warmer here, inspired by a posting by Food Urchin, in turn plucked from the pages of the Moro Cookbook. Food Urchin is a jolly good blogger. Very entertaining, passionate about his food and nothing if not pragmatically resourceful, as he attempts to be fed daily by generous foodsters. A post of his popped up containing Two Soups, […]

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