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Fragrant Butternut Squash, Chickpea, Apricot & Date Stew

In by Wild Thyme Deli and Kitchen

The benefits of a plant-based lifestyle for humans and the environment are recognised across the globe with various activities. What better month to be talking about the environmental benefits of following a plant based diet than when world leaders are meeting in Glasgow for the COP25 climate summit.

Now, we know veganism isn’t for everyone, and that’s fine! However, there is no denying an excellent plant-based dish means you’d never miss meat. Why not try Wild Thyme’s Head Chef, Leah’s, fragrant butternut squash, chickpea, apricot and date stew.

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The Pure Stock Co Parsnip Soup

In by The Pure Stock Co

A lovely versatile autumnal soup that can be dressed up or down according to your taste or the occasion. This recipe shows you the basic method of how to make a parsnip soup with a simple garnish of crispy bacon & parsley. Blended to a smooth velvety consistency with a splash of cream it is the perfect, indulgent dinner party starter. For a vegetarian option make with vegetable stock and garnish with a sprinkle of cumin powder.

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Beef Short Ribs

In by The Pure Stock Co

A delicious, melt in the mouth recipe for a relatively cheap cut of meat. The slow cooking breaks down the natural gelatine in the ribs to create rich & silky sauce.

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Shin of Beef Tacos

In by The Pure Stock Co

The Pure Stock Co has developed this recipe in collaboration with Veysey’s Butchers in Cullompton to provide an alternative filling for your tacos, using a highly underrated and versatile cut of beef. The combination of coating the meat in a lightly spiced rub and slow cooking in pure beef stock creates an amazingly tasty beef filling. Load your taco and go!

(Serves 4 to 6)

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Harry’s BBQ Pork Ribs

In by Food Drink Devon

Baby back ribs are taken from the back of the pig and are generally shorter, and less fatty than the belly ribs. They weigh approximately 1kg and include about 10-13 curved ribs.

To prepare the meat for rubbing you will need to remove the membrane; this can seem fiddly but is vital. There are some great YouTube tutorials out there to help you!