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Beef stew recipe

This month, we’re looking at preparing celery, and substituting alcohol in recipes. Once you’ve got these two skills under your belt, you can put them into practice with this beautiful beef stew recipe. HOW TO PREPARE CELERY Gennaro shows you how to prepare celery like a pro. It makes the perfect flavour foundation for the […]

We’re serving our salt beef with hot mustard, greens and some cracking Yorkshire puds, but we’ve also give you a killer way to use up any leftovers at the bottom of this feature. For this recipe, you’ll need a 1.6kg kosher brined beef brisket, onions, fresh bay leaves and pink or black peppercorns. Place the Read the full article…

A brilliant baking project – making your own gingerbread is a lovely way to fill the kitchen with wonderfully Christmassy aromas. Have fun building a house together and get creative with the decoration. HOW TO MAKE A GINGERBREAD HOUSE It’s the warming spices that make gingerbread so festive. Nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon and allspice create a Read the full article…

Use this brilliant step-by-step guide for puff pastry, and add the crowning touch to your pies, puds and sausage rolls. INGREDIENTS (makes 600g) 250g plain flour, plus extra for dusting 40g cold lard 160g cold unsalted butter METHOD Mix the flour with ¼ of a teaspoon of sea salt in a bowl, then cube and Read the full article…

This traditional step-by-step sourdough recipe takes you through the stages of making and feeding a flour starter, using a small amount to create a sponge, then kneading and shaping a classic sourdough loaf. Once you’ve got the hang of this failsafe method, you’ll use it time and time again. INGREDIENTS STARTER DOUGH 600g to 1kg Read the full article…

Follow our simple steps for a super-tasty, veg-packed dish great for a midweek supper or a relaxed weekend dinner. The vegetables should be chunky so they hold their shape during the slow cooking. Serve the tagine as the Moroccans do – over some nutty-tasting couscous. INGREDIENTS 400g tinned or 200g dried chickpeas 8 button onions Read the full article…

This recipe demonstrates the key steps of perfect butterflied lamb. We’ve chosen to cook the meat on the barbecue with a Mexican-inspired marinade, but, once you’ve mastered the butchery, you can take this any direction you like! Serve your lamb with a chicory salad and a dressing of hot harissa mixed into cool yoghurt. It’s Read the full article…