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  • Perfect Old Hall Farm roast pork with crispy crackling and beef dripping potatoes

    November 18, 2020trevor44

    This is a delicious recipe in which I share my tips on how to make perfect slow roast pork using Old Hall Farm rare breed pork shoulder, with crispy mustard crackling, beef dripping potatoes, and an apple and mustard sauce. Before I begin, I have to be honest. This was…

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  • Old Hall Farm pork and apricot tagine

    November 11, 2020trevor44

    I love a tagine. I think if I could, I would have it every couple of weeks, it is so good. This is a dish that covers all the bases – sweet, sour, savoury, spiced – in style. You can use any meat but for this, I used some amazing…

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  • Black Dog Apiaries & Bakehouse

    November 1, 2020trevor44

    Found just over the border into Suffolk, Black Dog Apiaries & Bakehouse is owned and run by Mark and Sapphire Mills. Here, Mark combines two of his life’s passions – beekeeping and bakery. His background as a pastry chef and baker means that he understands the many qualities that honey…

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  • The Butcher’s House smoky sausage, chorizo & pepper stew

    October 25, 2020trevor44

    A dish that is perfect for Hallowe’en and Bonfire Night alike, this warming sausage stew is enhanced with chorizo and sweet smoked paprika. I love the warming rich flavours, and this stew delights both children and adults. Perfect served with a jacket potato and greens, although you can add a…

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  • Sweet potato and chorizo empanada puffs (plus leftover frittata)

    October 14, 2020trevor44

    The beauty of this dish is that it uses up leftover ingredients – pastry offcuts, chorizo lurking in the back of the fridge, sweet potato lingering in the vegetable rack, and peas from the freezer. While not a traditional empanada in terms of the pastry used – puff – it…

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  • The Norfolk Foodie – Charlie Hodson

    October 10, 2020trevor44

    Charlie Hodson is one of Norfolk’s biggest characters and over the past years, he has worn many hats within the region’s culinary and charitable channels with great aplomb. Now he is set to take on his greatest challenge as he realises a long-held dream – that of opening his own…

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  • Old Hall Farm pork and cider casserole

    October 7, 2020trevor44

    Pork shoulder is a great cut of meat and as well as making a mean roast dinner, it also lends itself well to a casserole. Shoulder benefits from slow cooking, but this dish takes just two hours on the hob and results in a meltingly tender casserole to warm the…

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  • The Delicate Diner goes to… Brasted’s

    October 4, 2020trevor44

    This year has definitely been the year of cancellations, so it was with great relief that on that ridiculously wet Friday at the end of September, I found myself returning to one of my favourite places in Norfolk, Brasted’s. Known across Norfolk and beyond, Brasted’s has been the backbone of…

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  • Old Hall Farm beef & mushroom casserole with dumplings

    September 30, 2020trevor44

    The ultimate in comfort food, this beef and mushroom casserole has the addition of dumplings, making it a perfect one-pot feast. I used Old Hall Farm’s own Jersey/Angus cross beef in this recipe, and not only did the meat melt in the mouth, the flavour was incredible. Serve with savoy…

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  • My post-MasterChef Interview with Nurtured in Norfolk

    September 16, 2020trevor44

    Nurtured in Norfolk are lovely folk, producing amazing fruit, vegetables, salads, and edible flowers over in Dereham. And they also support MasterChef contestants, interviewing them all after the competition. They interviewed me after my appearance on this world-famous TV show last year, and I just realised that I never shared…

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