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World Steak Challenge 2017

Best steak in the world? Here’s the answer from this year’s World Steak Challenge in London – where I got to help judge and have a taste of it and 16 of the other runners up. Last week I sat … Continue reading

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Tom Hixson Masterchef Challenge | Recipe Index

To help you browse all my Tom Hixson Masterchef Challenge posts and recipes, here’s a list with links to all of them. Continue reading

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Recipe: Bone Marrow Burgers with Buttermilk Béchamel

My third and final recipe for the Tom Hixson Masterchef Challenge is an especially meaty dish: bone marrow burgers with buttermilk béchamel. Continue reading

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Recipe: Grilled Sausage Dogs with Alabama White Sauce and Jalapeños

Here’s the second recipe for the Tom Hixson Masterchef Challenge: grilled sausage dogs with Alabama white sauce and jalapeños. Continue reading

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Recipe: Picanha with Hemp Seed Chimichurri

First up from my recipes for the Tom Hixson Masterchef Challenge is pichanha with hemp seed chimichurri. Continue reading

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Tom Hixson Masterchef Challenge

Before putting my blog on hiatus and hitting the road for an extended stay in the States, I had the chance to participate in an epically meaty endeavour: the Tom Hixson Masterchef Challenge. Now back in town and posting again, I’m craving the opportunity to share my creations with you. Continue reading

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Carno-Bonanza-Blitz

It’s been a mightily meaty few weeks for me. I’ve learned how to make Buffalo wings like they do at Orange Buffalo (one of my favourite London street food traders); attended a rare chilli masterclass cohosted by London BBQ School and World of Zing; obtained Kansas City Barbeque Society accreditation and got to sit in as a KCBS judge at London’s first ever Grillstock BBQ festival … and I’ve loved every juicy minute of it. Continue reading

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Cultured Beef: Are We Ready for Lab-Made Meat? (Great British Chefs)

The small burger patty was made of 20,000 muscle strands grown in laboratory at Maastricht University in the Netherlands by Professor Mark Post, MD PhD, at a cost of €250,000 (a bill fronted by billionaire Google co-founder, Sergey Brin). Continue reading

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A Beefy Visit to Smithfield Market with Tom Hixson & Co (Great British Chefs)

There’s a good chance that if you’ve recently enjoyed a cut of USDA Prime beef at a London steakhouse or cut into a sumptuous mound of bife de lomo at one of this town’s many Argentine restaurants, your steak found its way to your plate via Tom Hixson & Co of Smithfield Market. Continue reading

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Tasty Kids’ Stuff for Grown Ups @ Lazybones, Farringdon

A Ms Pacman table or a Donkey Kong console in the corner would complete the fun times effect, but Lazybones gets bonus points (with some caveats) for its easygoing and tasty menu. Continue reading

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Butchery Classes at the Ginger Pig (Great British Chefs)

With two decades in the business and five butcher shops throughout London selling rare breed meat reared across more than 3,000 acres of the North York Moors, The Ginger Pig is one of the best known and most highly respected bands of butchers in all of Britain. Offering classes that allow the public behind the counter and the chopping block demonstrates confidence and a refreshing nothing-to-hide approach to promoting the quality of their products. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Yesterday and Today

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Game Season Menus at Some of London’s Top Restaurants (CheapOair)

British game season has begun and even if you’re planning a city-only visit to London, you can get in on all the delicious action … if you know where to dine. Here’s the low down on a few London restaurants with special … Continue reading

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Living as a Mixed Couple – Vegetarian and Meat Eater (Great British Chefs)

I eat meat, but my partner doesn’t. She’s vegetarian (sometimes eats fish and seafood as well as the occasional bite of especially yummy pork products when they’re on my plate and within polite spearing distance of her fork) … She’s got … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Sausage

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London Goes Big for Breakfast and Brunch (OneTravel)

London Goes Big for Breakfast and Brunch OneTravel, Nov 26, 2011 For a particularly ravenous start to your day, here are a few top recs for an equal parts high quality/high quantity breakfast (and brunch) in London … READ MY … Continue reading

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