Slow Roast Shoulder of Lamb

This is an absolute classic at this time of year. Tender golden lamb, crispy potatoes and onions, and a delightful wine and redcurrant gravy to finish. And the beauty is that the oven does all the work, leaving you time to relax and prepare yourself for the big event... getting stuck in. Slow Roast Shoulder of Lamb Golden tender shoulder of lamb, served with crisp onions and potatoes and a delightful wine and redcurrant gravy. 2.25 Kg Whole shoulder of lamb1 tbsp olive oil4 cloves garlic (crushed)2 large onions (peeled and cut into large chunks)1 kg Desiree potatoes (or Maris Peer, peeled and cut into thick slices)1.6 L lamb stock (stock pots work well for this recipe)45 g plain flour (three tablespoons)250…

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Winter Warming Cassoulet

Winter Warming Cassoulet

There are few dishes that touch the soul in quite the way that Cassoulet does. A rich, slow cooked casserole of pork, duck, sausage and beans originating in southern France, there's no better way to chase away the cold than to get this in the oven, sit back with the tipple of your choice, and await for this bubbling vat of beans and meat to be ready. Cassoulet A deceptively simple dish, this hearty and warming dish is an autumnal classic Large casserole dishOven 2 400g tinned cannellini beans1 medium ham hock (skin on)500 g pork belly4 Cumberland sausages100 g streaky bacon (chopped)2 confit duck legs (with fat (or chicken thighs for a lighter dish))2 medium onions (peeled, roughly chopped)1 head garlic…

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