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Cornbread with chilli and spring onions

Cornbread with chilli and spring onions

    Ingredients 2 large eggs 375g plain flour 225g cornmeal/polenta flour 4 tsp baking powder 100g white sugar 450ml milk (may need a bit more) 110g melted butter small tin sweetcorn, drained bunch of spring onions – sliced finely chopped chillis – up to you as to how much and how strong you use […]

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Whiskey for Pudding

Whiskey for Pudding   Somewhere between a trifle, a posset and an alcoholic’s dream, this came about after I was thinking about taking the British love of boozy puddings as far as I could – so I did.   Take one normal sized Madeira slab cake, remove the crusts and dice the cake into 1-1.5cm […]

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Super Melty Cheese

Super Melty Cheese

Super melty cheese   The whole point of this is that it’s not good for you, it doesn’t contain any top quality cheeses.  This is as far away from Colston Bassett as you could imagine.   This is to be used on burgers, poured over chilli, nachos and pretty much anything else.  Preferably eaten alone […]

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How to run a supper club

How to run a supper club

I was asked (via Twitter) about how to run a supper club, so here are a few pieces of advice.  If you’ve got any of your own then please comment below and I’ll add them in as appropriate (with credit naturally). How do you run a supper club? Firstly you’ll need;   a venue agreement […]

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Long Drink

Long Drink

The Finnish are famous for many things Moomins, stunningly beautiful ladies, amazing drivers, design and saunas, but another of their national treasures is not so well known. This is known as Long Drink (Lonkero) – a fantastic combination of grapefruitade and gin. This is a staple in every Finnish bar and utterly delicious & refreshing. […]

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Butcher’s Challenge

Butcher’s Challenge

So… Taste Tradition have thrown down the gauntlet. We’re looking for other butchers or meat suppliers to enter in a taste off during the afternoon of Aug 15th. The deal is:   Each butcher provides the following A ribeye steak ½ lb of their sausages 2 lamb chops A “butcher’s speciality” something unique to their […]

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3000 Followers Competition

3000 Followers Competition

A Bespoke Drunken Butcher meal   This prize offers the following. A meal for up to 8 people either at your house (Manchester area) or at mine in Whalley Range. The date will be whatever is mutually convenient. The added benefit of coming to mine is that there’s no need for you to do any […]

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Complaints

Complaints

  A couple of quotes to start with;   “Complainers are rewarded for complaining. Indicative of the victim culture in which we live, people have not only come to expect something for nothing, but are then rewarded for how loudly they can ventilate their sense of having been victims of fraud.” – John Ridley   […]

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A couple of upcoming events

A couple of upcoming events

First time, first love?     This event is exclusively available to people who’ve not been to one of my supper clubs before. It consists of some of my favourite dishes from the past 3 years of supper clubs, pop-ups & special events.   Devine Intervention  ***  Chilli & soy pork cheeks  *** Bourbon cured […]

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