Archive for December, 2014

2015, upcoming events

2015, upcoming events

Dear all   As 2014 comes to a close I’m already deep in planning for 2015.  It’s going to be a very busy year with moving house as well as doing lots of new things. Something I’m aware of is that using the first come, first served system for booking events can be a little […]

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Christmas Dinner Terrine

Christmas Dinner Terrine

My take on a “traditional” xmas dinner.  This works well as a starter or light lunch, it gives you turkey, pigs in blankets, sprouts, cranberry sauce, roasties & gravy.   Quantities all depend on the size of your terrine mould really so I’ll leave those to you. Mix 50-50 turkey mince & sausage meat Heavily […]

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Gravlax

Gravlax

Gravlax   This tends to be a “party piece” for me, one of those dishes that doesn’t seem to work if you scale it down for two-four people.   Serves lots as a nibble at the beginning of a party, ideal with shots of frozen vodka (Finlandia naturally!)   One whole salmon, skin on, cut […]

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Bright Green Soup

Bright Green Soup   A favourite chez Drunken Butcher, this can be fairly light & vegan to more substantial with addition of chicken stock & pesto/cheese – all up to you.   Start by going to your local greengrocer and buying the following (this recipe makes loads but it freezes well)   Couple of white […]

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Steak & Ale Pie

Steak & Ale Pie

Once again, not so much a recipe as a sequences of processes.  Uncooked this’ll hold for a couple of days in the fridge so you can make it over the weekend and come home to an amazing supper. Braising steak in large chunks Dust with seasoned flour & fry in batches until crisp & golden […]

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