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Savoy Cabbage with Pancetta and Fontina

As Thanksgiving accelerates towards us my friends react in different ways to the concept of spending highly charged time with family and in-laws.

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Coq au Vin

Coq au vin is some serious winter comfort food, but with an elegant edge. And it’s sexy in a deep, velvety buttery way – the kind of French way that makes up for it being basically a brown stew.  This … Continue reading

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Coq au Vin, for when it’s really time to impress

A combination of snow, work and being high as an escaped helium balloon on love has meant that Amazing Grace has been rather busy of late, so it was good to meet her for a 2 fingers up to the … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Carbonara

I say spaghetti, but as often as not I use tagliatelle – most usually the fresh egg pasta, which cooks in no time at all, which is precisely why I use it. If I was cooking for friends, or suggesting … Continue reading

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