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Category: November

OK, so it’s not Christmas yet, but this dish doesn’t have to only be served with your Christmas dinner, it is perfect with bangers and mash or a Sunday roast.  It can be made a few days in advance and reheated.

Serves 6

 Ingredients

 50g butter, plus extra to serve
1 red onion, finely chopped
1 cinnamon stick
¼ tsp ground cloves
¼ tsp ground nutmeg
1 red cabbage, cored and cut into irregular chunks
1 sharp eating apple, finely chopped
3 tbsp muscovado sugar
150ml balsamic vinegar
2 tbsp cranberry sauce read more

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A good, traditional soup, perfect for the winter evenings.

Serves 4

Ingredients

25g butter

2 large leeks, finely sliced

1 onion roughly chopped

250g potatoes, peeled and roughly chopped

750ml vegetable or chicken stock

300ml milk

Salt and pepper

Method

 Melt the butter in a large saucepan, add the leeks, potatoes and onion.  Stir well so they are covered in butter.  Cook over a low heat for aboutr 15 minutes, until the vegetables are soft, stirring them constantly to stop them becoming brown.  Add the vegetable or chicken stock and milk.  Bring to the boil, then turn down the heat and simmer gently for approx. 20 – 30 minutes until all the vegetables are tender.  Season to taste.  The soup can be served like this or blended if you prefer a smoother texture. read more

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