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Boeuf Bourguignon with Mashed Potatoes

A an absolute classic recipe using the simplest ingredients at the highest of quality.  Thickening  with beurre manie gives the sauce a velvety smooth texture.

Health: Active compounds in red wine, including polyphenols, resveratrol and quercetin, have proved to have cardioprotective properties. 

Per Serving this dish contains

Calories:  600 Carbs: 30g  Fat: 20g  Protein: 60g

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Chicken a La Crème served with Potato Duchess

Chicken slowly braised in Brittany butter, topped with cream sauce and served with ultra fluffy duchess potatoes. An extremely simple dish to put together with a surprising depth and complexity in its flavour, a great example of timeless comfort food  to share with the ones you love.

Health: Both chicken and Potato are a great for your bodies enzymes, strengthening the immune system and reducing emotional fluctuations.

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Salmon St.Andre

A divine French culinary creation that will expand your pallet and cooking skills. This recipe being passed down to me from a previous owner of a 5 star restaurant has opened my eyes to the reason French cookery is considered some of the best in the world. The ingredients used are rather simple broken down but when combined together create a fish course that could be up their with the best.

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Melt In Your Mouth Chewy Choc-Chip Cookies

If you’ve got a sweet tooth, then these are definitely for you. I promise you have never tasted cookies that are as special as these, having a nice crunch with a chewy centre followed by dissolving in your mouth within seconds makes them dam right addictive. Making what I feel to be the “Perfect Cookie”, feel free to adjust the recipe to find what yours is :).

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Slow Roasted Pulled Shepard’s Pie

My first English post also has to be one of my favorites. Late spring being the start of the lambing season brings the traditional English pie to a whole other level with the addition of using slow roasted lamb shoulder instead of mince just makes it irresistible.

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