Pork Braised in “Milk” with Sage & Polenta

Braising pork in milk is a traditional Italian method of cooking pork that results in meltingly tender meat. This recipe deviates a little from the classic version by using a combination of creme fraiche and stock instead of milk, hence the quotation marks in the title above. Using a mixture of creme fraiche and stock … Continue reading

Slow Braised Chickpeas with Cavolo Nero

It’s nice after all the excesses of the festive season to post a vegetarian dish that’s certainly hearty enough to have as a main meal but which I also love to serve as a side dish. It does contain a small amount of pancetta but it can easily be omitted and I must say this … Continue reading