The Cooks Larder Blog

9 Benefits of Goat Meat & Why You Should Be Eating More

Many of us still consider goat meat to be an unusual delicacy that is only ever enjoyed when dining in a Middle Eastern or Indian restaurant. Some people believe that goat meat is a tough, barnyard meat that is somehow less desirable than beef, pork or lamb. Well in this article we are going to […]

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The Perfect, Yorkshire Valentine’s Day Menu

Unsure about what to cook this Valentine’s day? Resist the temptation of an off-the-shelf supermarket meal deal. Opt for something a little more romantic & flavourful this year.  We don’t have the option of heading to one of our favourite restaurants this year. But we can still cook up a meal for two at home […]

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Why You Should Be Eating More Rabbit

Rabbit meat is lean and packed full of proteins, vitamins, minerals and other great health benefits. Its flavour is often compared to chicken, but what does rabbit actually taste like? Well, delivering a sweet, gamey flavour, the taste of rabbit is more intense than your everyday chicken. It has a pleasant texture that makes it […]

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Brussels Sprouts are not just for Christmas

The humble sprout is often overlooked as a staple vegetable that can be enjoyed throughout the year. Many keep Brussels sprouts isolated to the Christmas day meal and rarely serve up these versatile ‘mini cabbages’ for any other occasion. Well, we are looking to put an end to that and to open your eyes to […]

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Speedy Rhubarb Fool

A super easy and super quick recipe that is a must-try during rhubarb season. This recipe was originally created by Jamie Oliver and has been adapted slightly to based on our experience in making it time and time again. Serves: 2/3 Preparation Time: 20 Mins Cooking Time: 20 Mins Total Time: 40 Mins Ingredients For […]

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Rhubarb and Sticky Stem Ginger Crumble

A must-try delicious crumble that makes the most out of the wonderful produce available during rhubarb season. This recipe was originally created by Jamie Oliver and has been adapted slightly based on our experience in making it time and time again. Serves: 2/3 Preparation Time: 20 Mins Cooking Time: 50 Mins Total Time: 1 Hour […]

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Yorkshire Forced Rhubarb

9 times out of 10, buying fruits and vegetables during their natural season will ensure the flavour and quality is at its absolute best. Yet, there is an exception to this rule and that is Forced Rhubarb. Forcing rhubarb to grow outside of its natural season makes the vegetable (Yes rhubarb is a vegetable, not […]

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Top 8 Tips for a Stress-Free Christmas Dinner

Christmas is one of the most magical times of the year. But for many of us, that magic comes at a cost. And that cost is stress. The kids are off school, the weather has turned, guests are popping round at less than ideal times, presents need to be bought, decorations need to be put […]

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The BEST Yorkshire Pudding Recipe

With Christmas Day fast approaching, we thought we’d go that extra mile to help you out.  So, we spent the weekend creating what we think is the BEST Yorkshire pudding recipe that you can use to impress your guests on Christmas Day.  Now, some people say that a Yorkshire pudding doesn’t belong on a Christmas […]

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