Today, cooking for others. Actually I made this on Saturday night and cooked it for another 3 hours on Sunday as the last time I made stew for guests, it didn’t have long enough in the pot and it was too watery. The recipe is from the re-printed ‘Plats du jour’ (originally published in1957, reprinted by Persephone Books in 2006) by Patience Gray and Rosemary Boyd – a birthday present from someone lovely.
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