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Steak & Mossley Millstone Ale Pie

Serves 6 Preparation time 25mins Cooking time At least 1hr for the filling plus 40 mins for the pieIngredients –HOT WATER PASTRY: for the pie base 250...

Lowri Turner’s Radish, Avocado and Pumpkin Seed Salad

IngredientsFor the dressing: • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil • ½ tsp Dijon mustard • 2 tsp lemon juice • salt and pepperFor the salad: • 8 mixed...

Smoked Trout with Horseradish Cream Dressing

Smoked Trout Fillets with Horseradish Cream DressingServes 4IngredientsFor the horseradish cream dressing • 3 tbsp creme fraiche • 3 tbsp greek yogurt • 1-2 tbsp horseradish sauce,...

Honey and Mustard Glazed Chicken, Chantenay Salad, with Pine Nuts and...

Ingredients • 200g Chantenay carrots, halved lengthways • 2 large skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips • 3 tbsp cold pressed rapeseed oil • 2 tbsp clear honey •...

Duck Breasts with Mandarin Marmalade Sauce

Duck Breasts with Mandarin Marmalade Sauceserves 2Ingredients• 2 duck breasts, weighing about 175-225 g (6-8 oz) each, skin on and scored• 2 tbsp freshly...

Pheasant and Chestnut Sauce

Pheasant and Chestnut Soupserves 4Ingredients • 1 Hen Pheasant • 150g Chestnuts (shelled) • 1½ litres Chicken Stock • 1 Bouquet Garni (thyme, bay leaf, parsley stalk &...

Venison Steaks with Blackcurrant Sauce

Venison Steaks with Blackcurrant Sauceserves 4Ingredients • 4 venison steaks (or small medallions of fillet of beef), weighing about 125-150g (4-5 oz) each • Olive oil, for brushing •...

Poached Venison in a Red Wine and Rosemary Sauce

Poached Venison in a Red Wine and Rosemary Sauce, with Scented Red Cabbage and Parsnip Crispserves 4Ingredients • ¼ red cabbage • Zest & juice of...
Stu Francis

Interview with Stu Francis

If you were a child growing up in the eighties, no doubt you will recall fingerless gloves, The Human League, Walkmans and “It’s Friday,...
Bobby Ball

Exclusive interview with Bobby Ball

Years after we first yelled ‘Rock on, Tommy,’ funny man Bobby Ball reflects on showbiz, marriage, and God.Kids gurning and pulling their imaginary braces...

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