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Pork shoulder souvlaki with red onion relish

Pork shoulder souvlaki with red onion relish

I must confess, I quite like to have a kebab from time to time. I know it is not healthy, junk food etc. Don’t judge me, man got to have his weaknesses. It is my guilty pleasure, almost a tradition to have one after a night out. However, my kebab days are pretty much over. Since I am now a responsible parent, going out for a night of drinking is rather impossible. Having a decent sleep seems much more appealing…

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Ox cheeks in red wine

Ox cheeks in red wine

As Ned Stark used to say (when he still had head on his shoulders) “the winter is coming”. Shorter days and colder weather is a perfect time to cook all kind of casseroles and stews. Hearty, warming and full of flavour, these kind of dishes are just ideal for the long, cold evenings. Several months ago I published a post about beef steaks. As prime cuts steaks often take the limelight. Whilst I love steaks, I am also a big…

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Best pizza dough

Best pizza dough

Who doesn’t like pizza? The ultimate comfort food. You can have it with just about any topping you like. For me however the topping is just part of the deal. The real secret of a delicious pizza is in the base. I must admit that it is difficult to find even a half decent pizza in the UK. Especially when it comes to take aways. Most of the time I get doughy, underbaked pizza bases soaked in grease. Definitely unpleasant….

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Sea bass with mango and chilli sauce

Sea bass with mango and chilli sauce

The weather this summer is fantastic. Every weekend feels like you are on holidays. It is just amazing! Simply perfect for outdoor cooking. But even I can eventually get bored with barbeque. It’s hard to believe, isn’t it! To have a break from the constant charcoal smoke I decided last weekend to cook inside. I wanted to stay with the summer theme though. And what is more summery than exotic fruit such as mango. Combine it with chilli and the…

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Fish pie

Fish pie

Few weeks ago I published photographs my wife’s fish pie on my instagram and facebook pages. It intrigues several of my followers and I promised to prepare a recipe for this dish. Apologies for the wait but your patience is now being rewarded. Last weekend I cooked fish pie for dinner according to my wife’s strict instructions and I am now ready to share her secret. This is a great dish for using spare bits of fish after filleting. Filling…

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