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Daube de Boeuf and Two European Reds

The daube is quite robust; it’s easy to forget that even quite far south in France, summer nights can be chilly and a robust meal, especially for a farmer, is essential. And here we are in a cool British May. … Continue reading

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Cold Snap Comfort – Meat Balls and Tempranillo

Following an unseasonably summery April, the air temperature has fallen and our stomachs demanded more sustaining fare – meatballs and pasta with a side salad as a hopeful invocation of the coming summer. I am trying a number of very … Continue reading

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Beef Casserole with a Red from Navarra

There are a lot of recipes for beef casserole and in a cold English winter you’re likely to test the full repertoire. Tonight’s was apparently straightforward except for the finish, a combination of celery strips, orange zest and walnuts added … Continue reading

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