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Steak night by Dan Doherty

Pan-fried steak SERVES 8 Preparation time none Cooking time see method, plus 10–30 minutes resting 1kg (2lb 4oz) bone-in rib eye steak 1kg (2lb 4oz) bone-in sirloin steak vegetable oil knob of butter sprig of […]

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Oxtail Cottage Pie

Quite simply, the tastiest, most indulgent cottage pie you will ever eat. Rain is pounding the windows, and a gale is blowing outside. The dog walk can wait while you focus on filling your home with fabulous cooking aromas. The marinated oxtail is ever-so gently braised in the oven so that it falls from the bone, and creamy Duchess potatoes add a layer of extravagance.

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BREAKFAST SHAKSHUKA

This is my go-to recipe for a lazy Sunday morning. It’s got everything you could want in a breakfast. I love spicy lamb merguez sausages, but if you can’t find them, replace them with uncured […]

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OLD FASHIONED

It should come as no surprise that Ian Fleming and James Bond were devotees of this classic cocktail. In its simplicity, it is a drink in which the choice of ingredients is paramount. In Live […]

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Peach Melba with Raspberry Compote & Lemon Shortbread Shards

The esteemed French chef Auguste Escoffier claimed to have invented the Peach Melba in the early 1890s at the Savoy Hotel in London, in honour of the Australian soprano Nellie Melba, who was a guest […]

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Prawn & Coconut Soup

Serves 2 351 calories 16.3g saturated fat 1 tbsp vegetable or groundnut oil 1 hot red chilli, deseeded and chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped a small knob of fresh root ginger, peeled and grated ½ […]

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Top Five Hot Chocolates

As the weather begins to turn, it’s time to rekindle your love for hot chocolate. We’ve put together our list of the top five spots in London for when you need to escape from the […]

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Handpicked: Coffee Shop Tour

To celebrate International Coffee Day next Friday, we’ve rounded up our top five coffee spots in London. Espresso yourself in a different one everyday next week and let us know what you think and drink […]

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Handpicked: Edith’s House

Tucked just off Crouch End high street, Edith’s House is the perfect spot to escape from the hustle and bustle of London. As you step through the door, you’re whisked back in time to a […]

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Top 5: Dan Doherty’s Top 5 Ingredients for Autumn

We asked Duck & Waffle’s Executive Chef, Dan Doherty, for his top five ingredients for Autumn. Jerusalem artichokes Roasted with garlic and thyme, the nutty, earthy flavour gets me every time. Guinea fowl Pot roasted […]

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Recipe: Gizzi’s Harissa Prawns with Cauliflower Couscous & Roasted Vegetables

Gizzi Erskine shares a recipe from her brand new book Gizzi’s Healthy Appetite. Serves 2 Preparation time: 20 minutes, plus marinating Cooking time: 50 minutes (more…)

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Quick-fire Q&A with Penny Vincenzi

My dream holiday destination… The Galapagos Islands. Not only to see the amazing animals and birds, but to actually be where Darwin was when he formed his most important theories. My guilty pleasure… Reading in […]

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