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Lamb Vindaloo

Before the foodie police come after me, let me start off by saying that while you see Vindaloo – the curry, not the godawful wretched football song released in 1998 – on pretty much every Indian menu in the country, it’s not actually Indian in origin. The Vindaloo was a dish made by the Portuguese settlers in Goa and was called Carne de Vinha d’alhos (which is literally translated as…

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Moussaka

Moussaka confused me when I was a kid. I thought it was basically lasagne but with Aubergine instead of using sheets of pasta. But as I got older and wiser… well, older… Iwh of course learned that while there are similarities, the origins and flavour profiles are completely different. While they both used ground meat, Moussaka uses lamb as opposed to beef and, because of it’s Middle Eastern origins, it…

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Doner Kebab

We’ve all been there. You’ve gone for a night out, the “quick one” after work has turned into a big drinking session, and you’ve got that craving for a dirty kebab, which then you wake up with stuck to your face then next morning after you pass out in it. Oh. Oh… so that’s just me then? Anyway, despite the Doner Kebab’s stereotype as something you grab after a boozey…

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Slow Cooker Lamb Shanks

To paraphrase Brick Tamland from the movie “Anchorman”: I love Lamb. It might be my favourite meat, which is saying something as I don’t think I’ll ever meet a, erm, meat I didn’t like. It’s wonderful in a roast, fantastic in kebabs, and amazing in a curry. But, like any meat, it has to be cooked perfectly or it can be as tough as old boots. One of my favourite cuts of…

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