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Cook the perfect Beef Brisket and pull it with a fork | National Dish Recipe

Cook the perfect Beef Brisket and pull it with a fork | National Dish Recipe

Some people find roasting and cooking beef a real challenge, ending up with a disappointingly tough result, especially a beef brisket. All that is usually missing though, is a little patience and foresight. Brisket is a cheap (although annoyingly, that is changing) cut of meat […]

Have an indoor fruit BBQ for the kids | National Dish Fun Recipe

Have an indoor fruit BBQ for the kids | National Dish Fun Recipe

It’s getting cold, although you could be reading this when it’s warm, doesn’t matter, this recipe is well fun. The kids and their buddies will love you for this, plus it will get them eating more fruit. It’s really easy. By the way, you need […]

How do you cook Poussin? | Corn fed spatchcock Poussin with fennel | National Dish Recipe

How do you cook Poussin? | Corn fed spatchcock Poussin with fennel | National Dish Recipe

  Poussin is a french word used exactly the same in English, which does not necessarily make this a french dish, so I have credited both countries. But – how do you cook Poussin? Also known as Spring Chicken, Poussin basically means ‘young chicken’, which […]

Sweet and Sour Chilli Mango Chicken | National Dish Recipe from South East Asia…maybe

Sweet and Sour Chilli Mango Chicken | National Dish Recipe from South East Asia…maybe

– we’re not 100% sure where this dish might originate. I accidentally made it up, but that’s not to say it doesn’t exist. So in actual fact this could be a South East Asian ‘influenced’ English dish – Changlo food! You saw it here first. […]

Would you bet on yourself to lose weight? | DietBet diary post 2

Would you bet on yourself to lose weight? | DietBet diary post 2

This is the second of two posts for my DietBet Diary – click here for DietBet Diary 1 Would you bet on yourself to lose weight? I have and it’s going… I am now 2 weeks in to my bet and things are going well, […]

Would you bet on yourself to lose weight? | DietBet diary post 1

Would you bet on yourself to lose weight? | DietBet diary post 1

This is the first of two posts for my DietBet Diary – click here for DietBet Diary 2 How much would you gamble on yourself to lose 4% of your body weight in 4 weeks? That’s what I am about to find out. I’ve invested, […]

Roasted flap of Lamb with rosemary and garlic | National Dish Recipe of a boned rolled shoulder of lamb

Roasted flap of Lamb with rosemary and garlic | National Dish Recipe of a boned rolled shoulder of lamb

Roasted flap of lamb doesn’t sound particularly appetising, but it is stunning. A shoulder of lamb is a fine cut, but when you buy it de-boned and rolled, it looks gross and would fool anyone in to thinking it’s a shit cut….wrong. Cooking it in […]

Indian dry spiced crispy duck breast with char-grilled peach, crusted paneer and hot green salad of spinach, peas, asparagus and beans | National Dish India

Indian dry spiced crispy duck breast with char-grilled peach, crusted paneer and hot green salad of spinach, peas, asparagus and beans | National Dish India

There aren’t lots of recipes around for Indian crispy duck. Most of you will know that Indian cuisine isn’t all wet curries, quite the opposite. The country is huge and the cuisine incredibly regional. I am partial to a Dhansak, and when I was in […]

How do you make a healthy burrito? | Chinese crispy duck cauliflower rice burritos | National Dish

How do you make a healthy burrito? | Chinese crispy duck cauliflower rice burritos | National Dish

  How do you make a healthy burrito when they contain both bread AND rice – it’s a challenge? Compromise – in this case, the rice – which unfortunately messes up the gluten free option.  Use our simple recipe for the cauliflower rice. Add to […]

Italian pesto crusted Cod with Asparagus in Parma ham | Bacalao con pesto y espárragos en jamón de Parma | What is the national dish of Italy?

Italian pesto crusted Cod with Asparagus in Parma ham | Bacalao con pesto y espárragos en jamón de Parma | What is the national dish of Italy?

Pesto is as Italian as it comes, it’s lovely stirred through pasta, but we don’t eat that shit here. Spread it on a chunky cod fillet, you won’t miss the heavy carb. Serve it with another couple of classic Italian treats, Parma ham, wrapped around asparagus […]