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Slow-cooked meat, simmering soups and lentil dishes you're bound to love. Our stew and braise is all about joyously homely fare.

There's a special place in my heart for gnocchi – done properly, it is a thing of great beauty. I prefer mine to be light pillows of goodness with enough structure so...
Duck and citrus is a classic combination that can’t be overlooked. Don’t be scared of cooking duck, as it’s not really as tricky as people would have you believe....
This is a rich and satisfying Ottoman dish of lamb stew on a bed of aubergine and cheese, and it smells progressively more delicious as it slowly cooks, making it...
Mace is the red, lacy layer wrapped around the seed of the nutmeg fruit. Flattened out and dried, it has a more pungent flavour than nutmeg, and is often used...
One staple ingredient that tends to have a place in my pantry is masoor dal, otherwise known as the red lentil.