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Cottage Pie with Cheese Crusted Leeks

A few weeks ago I posted my results with Jamie’s Shepherd’s PieĀ and I really enjoyed it. This time I thought I’d go for a Cottage Pie. For those who don’t know the difference, Shepherd’s Pie uses lamb, Cottage Pie uses beef. As I do a lot of Jamie and Delia dishes I thought it only … Continue reading

Chorizo, Chilli & Chickpea Casserole

I hope everyone is currently enjoying the festive period. Things have been a bit hectic at Recipe Tests Towers over the past week but here’s a lovely warming stew that you can have rustled up in no time – well, about half an hour. I took the recipe from a book I was given for … Continue reading

Shepherd’s Pie

It’s a classic of British cooking isn’t it, the superb Shepherd’s Pie. I’m thinking if I should just call this blog – “Cooking with Jamie and Delia” as it feels like all of my recent recipes have been from one of these two giants of English home cooking. It’s probably not the case, so I’ll … Continue reading

Diced Lamb & Dried Fig Pie

While I was doing my shopping last week, I do it on-line for various reasons, I noticed that Tesco actually have their own recipes on their website so I thought ‘why not?’. One that caught my eye was the diced lamb and dried fig pie, Wife loves figs and lamb is my favourite meat. I’ve … Continue reading

Jim’s Steak & Cheese Pie

A few years ago I was at a friend’s BBQ and I was introduced to a lad from New Zealand. As usual my first topic of conversation was food and it was during that conversation where something was mentioned that seemed so obvious and delicious I was almost incensed that nobody had ever put one … Continue reading


There are as many variations of this dish around as you can imagine but they’re all relatively similar and reflect people’s tastes rather than a diversification of the recipe. You see Lobscouse, originally Labskause, goes back to a time when the high seas were the major trade routes and sailors spent months away from home … Continue reading

Dutch Pea Soup – Hearty, Winter Dish

If you know The Hairy Bikers you’ll know they are renowned for their love of hearty grub and that they regularly feature on the BBC. They went to meet a lady called Marika Von Dolen whilst filming their “Mum’s Know Best” series and she gave them a couple of recipes; Dutch Croquettes and Dutch Pea … Continue reading

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