Tag: Sunday Lunch

Sunday Lunch – Seared Wagyu With Ponzo Sauce

Sunday Lunch – Seared Wagyu With Ponzo Sauce

Wagyu (the literal translation is “Japanese cow”) refers to several breeds of cattle, the most desired of which is genetically predisposed to intense marbling and to producing a high percentage of unsaturated fat. The meat from such wagyu cattle is known for its quality, and demands a high price. In […]

Sunday Lunch – Pig Cheeks Slow Cooked In Sherry

Sunday Lunch – Pig Cheeks Slow Cooked In Sherry

It’s Sunday lunch and we’re slow-cooking pigs cheeks in sherry. This dish originates from Spain and has only a few ingredients. As ever, when combined these flavours are delicious. First a brief introduction to sherry. I am partial to a glass of sherry, this is a hangover ( excuse the […]

Sunday Lunch – Confit de Canard

Sunday Lunch – Confit de Canard

Confit ( confee) is a generic term for various kinds of food that have been cooked in oil or syrup then sealed in fat and stored in the larder or  a dark cool place for several months. Confit  is one of the oldest ways to preserve food and is best known as […]

Sunday Lunch – Chicken Cacciatore

Sunday Lunch – Chicken Cacciatore

It’s Sunday Lunch and we’ve got some chicken pieces. We’re moving away from the more traditional Chasseur and Coq Au Vin today and heading straight to Italy and a classic hunter-style stew, packed with flavours and cooked on a low heat for an hour or so, so that the aromas of oregano […]

Sunday Lunch – Spicy Pulled Lamb

Sunday Lunch – Spicy Pulled Lamb

Pulled is a method of cooking  meat where, what would otherwise be a tough cut of meat, is cooked slowly at low temperatures, allowing the meat to become tender enough so that it can be “pulled”, or easily broken into individual pieces usually with two forks. Pulled pork is probably one of […]

Sunday Lunch – Lancashire Hotpot

Sunday Lunch – Lancashire Hotpot

Sunday lunch in the winter time means big rib-sticking stews and casseroles to keep the cold out and warm us from the inside. The Lancashire Hotpot, increased in popularity by the soap character Betty Turpin in Coronation Street with her version of this iconic British dish.It was served daily in […]

Sunday Lunch – Boeuf Bourguignon

Sunday Lunch – Boeuf Bourguignon

Boeuf Bourgignon is obviously from the French department of Burgundy or Bourgogne in French.  The stew celebrates its Charolais cattle, which are highly regarded for their distinct taste, low-fat content, and gentle temperaments. The creamy white Charolais,  found around the Charolles region in southern Burgundy, are used extensively in the […]

Sunday Lunch – Ox Cheeks Braised In Red Wine

Sunday Lunch – Ox Cheeks Braised In Red Wine

No  doubt this is something I should keep to myself, but ox cheeks are exceptionally delicious, incredibly inexpensive and extraordinarily easy to cook. You can buy it for around £4.50 per kilo, and one cheek (around 750g, or £4) feeds about 6 people. There is just one problem! If you […]

Sunday Lunch – Mustard Crusted Halibut

Sunday Lunch – Mustard Crusted Halibut

Halibut are flatfish in the family of right-eye flounders, the Pleuronectidae. The genus they belong to is Hippoglossus. The name is derived from the words haly meaning holy and butt, meaning flatfish and is so-called because of its superior flavour and texture which made it the most popular fish to […]