Category Archive: Stew

Nov 30

Braised red cabbage and sausages

Cabbage is a vegetable with great potential. Unfortunately, that potential was normally squandered in our kitchen. This was partly due to my husband’s reluctance to cook it, eat it, or speak of it. Something to do with being forced to eat vast quantities of unseasoned, boiled cabbage in his youth I believe.

Aug 16

Oxtail stew in a slow cooker

Today was one of those slow cooker days. I spotted an oxtail hanging in the butchers window and decided, seeing as August is behaving more like November, it was time for a no-fuss, slow-cooked, comforting oxtail stew.

Jun 24

Old England clam chowder, super-quick!

Despite spending a few months in New England in my youth, I never took the opportunity to sample their renowned clam chowder. Ten years on, the nagging regret made it’s way through the murky depths of my subconscious and I started haranguing the local fishmonger to get hold of some fresh clams.

Feb 10

Rustic ox tongue stew with red lentils

My foray into culinary experimentation with offal continues with this beautifully rustic recipe for ox tongue stew.