Butchers Sausages with Braised Puy Lentils, Buttered Cabbage and Caramelised Onions

We're rightly proud of our sausages, and like any great ingredient, sometimes it's the simplest dish that really shows it off. But, as any good cook will know, the simpler the recipe, the harder the execution. There's really no where to hide with this one. But trust us, it really is worth it. The peppery lentils, with all the flavours from the vegetables and the bacon, are the perfect base note. Add to that the creamy savoy cabbage, the beautifully sweet onions, and the rich red wine sauce... it's sausage heaven! Butchers Sausages with Braised Puy Lentils, Buttered Cabbage and Caramelised Onions Deceptively simple, this dish brings together peppery lentils flavoured with garlic and bacon, our fabulously versatile sausages and creamy caramalised…

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Chunky Oven Chips

Chunky Oven Chips Healthy and tasty chips, without the deep frying 4 large potatoes, Maris Piper or Desiree (approx 1kg)2 tbsp oil, vegetable, olive or groundnutsalt for seasoning Peel the potatoes, then cut into large chips. Rinse under cold running water until they run clear, then blanch in a large pan of boiling water for three minutes. Drain well, and cool on a large tray until they stop steaming, then chill in the fridge for approx 30 minutes.Heat the over to it's highest possible setting, ideally about 250C, 230C fan, gas mark 9. Preheat a large, lipped, baking tray. Put the chips into a bowl, drizzle with the oil, and toss them around until well coated, then season well. Turn onto the…

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Deep Fried Triple Cooked Chips
Triple Cooked Chips served with Rib Eye steak, onion rings and tomatoes

Deep Fried Triple Cooked Chips

Who doesn't love a proper deep fried chip? Obviously we all know we need to be careful how often we indulge ourselves, but it really is the perfect side to a special occasion steak, a crispy meat pie, or simply on their own with a sauce for dipping! Deep Fried Triple Cooked Chips The classic deep fried chip, and still the best 4 large potatoes, such as Maris Piper (approx 1kg in weight)sunflower oil (for frying in fryer)beef dripping (optional)salt to season Peel the potatoes, then cut into thick chips. Rinse the chips under cold running water until it runs clear to remove starch.Add the chips to a saucepan of cold water, seasoned with salt, then bring to a gentle simmer. Simmer…

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Sausage Rolls

Golden brown, and still hot from the oven, Sausage rolls are one of the great joys of the British bakery, and a firm Christmas favourite. This recipe is quick and straightforward because of the shortcrust pastry, ideal for a boxing day buffet! Sausage Rolls Is this the British snack to end all snacks? Crispy, golden pastry surrounding our choice sausage meat and apple sauce 2 bramley apples (peeled and coarsely chopped)1 tbsp lemon juice100 g caster sugar1 tsp mixed spice150 g unsalted butter (cold, cut into small cubes)50 g lard (cold, cut into small cubes)400 g plain flour2 large egg1 splash milk1 tbsp olive oil1 small onion (peeled and diced)1 sprig fresh sage (leaves picked and chopped)1 clove garlic (peeled and diced)1…

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Sausage and Pumpkin Risotto
Super Tasty Pork Sausage and Pumpkin Risotto

Sausage and Pumpkin Risotto

Risotto is a fantastic midweek dish. Quick and easy to make, minimal preparation, and it's a great chance to use up on the left over veggies rolling around in the drawer. This version uses seasonal pumpkin, but adds a bit of a twist with the pork butchers sausages. But don't let that put you off, this one's an absolute winner. Sausage and Pumpkin Risotto Unctuous and smooth, a super tasty risotto that will taste like you've pulled out all the stops, rather than being the super cheap meal it is. large, heavy bottomed pansmall frying pan 8 butchers sausage2 tbsp olive oil2 small onions (finely chopped)400 g pumpkin (or butternut squash, chopped into 1cm cubes)2 small carrots (peeled, in half length wise,…

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