Posts Tagged ‘sides’

James Whelan Butchers: Braised Red Cabbage with Apples and Wine

Thursday, December 19th, 2013 in Recipes, Side Dishes | No Comments »

In recent years this has been an addition to our Christmas feast.  The bacon can be omitted but I don’t advise it. Braised Red Cabbage with Apples and Wine – Printer Friendly Download Ingredients 1 red cabbage 3 tablespoons butter 1 large onion sliced thinly 3 Bramley apples  peeled and chopped into dice Salt and […]

James Whelan Butchers: French Beans with Almonds

Monday, December 16th, 2013 in Recipes, Side Dishes | No Comments »

Beans can be a great addition to any meat dish when cooked simply.  Trouble is, they are often cooked to death, losing colour, taste and most importantly texture.  Beans should be cooked for just a few minutes in boiling water until tender, not soft, and then drained immediately and run under cold water to stop […]

James Whelan Butchers: Leeks with Bacon and Cream Sauce

Monday, December 9th, 2013 in Recipes, Side Dishes | No Comments »

Leeks are possibly the dirtiest of vegetables as they push through the earth bringing lots of grit between the leaves.  The root should be cut off along with the tough green leaves. Leeks with Bacon and Cream sauce – Printer Friendly Download Ingredients 6 leeks 3 rashers bacon chopped Salt and pepper 1 teaspoon paprika […]

James Whelan Butchers: Roasted Vegetables with Cous Cous

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 in Recipes, Side Dishes | No Comments »

This is easy to put together and is a brilliant side dish with any meat and particularly good as an accompaniment for barbecues.  Roasted pumpkin makes this dish special and is a great way to introduce it into the vegetable range.  All vegetables should be cut into cubes or thickly sliced. Roasted Vegetables with Cous […]

James Whelan Butchers: Get Grilling

Thursday, July 4th, 2013 in Foodie Articles | No Comments »

Today the sun is high in the sky and even through the glass I know that these are the kind of afternoons we hankered after on those far too many dismal, overcast days of spring.  It feels like it’s been a long time coming and I just hope that when you are reading this the […]