Slow Cooked Beef Shin Ragu with Pappardelle Pasta


Slow cooked beef shin with pappardelle pasta

I happened to come across an article in a recent Jamie Oliver magazine about a new restaurant in London’s Borough Market called Padella and sounded right up my street! Unfortunately they don’t take bookings, so I took Jamie’s advice and joined the queue. After a short wait we were in and warming up with a nice glass of vino. 

The menu is small, but this doesn’t make deciding which delicious dish to have any easier… Eventually I settled on the slow cooked beef shin with pappardelle pasta which was (in my opinion) a taste sensation!  

So as you can imagine, the first thing I wanted to do when I got home was try and recreate this deliciousness.

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Spatchcock Chicken With A Citrus Marinade


The summer is here (almost anyway) and the BBQ season is in full swing, the burgers have been eaten and the sausages (so far) have been edible! Although there are only so many burgers and bangers one can eat, so I have decided to do something a little different this weekend.

Spatchcock chicken with a citrus marinade. –  To start you will need to spatchcook your chicken. Read More…