The last Sunday before advent is the traditional date in the UK to get the family together and take turns with the sticky, messy & fun task of mixing up the Christmas pudding ingredients. ‘Stir up Sunday’ is a perfect way to bring some festive tradition to the family home and start the excitement of Christmas in November (If your kids need further encouragement!)
Available all year round, wild rabbit is leaner and tastier than the farmed variety although much less gamey than Hare. It’s rarely found in supermarkets, but most good butchers will be able to easily obtain one or two for you. Ask them to joint them. This recipe is a classic Italian slow braised stew, served here with pappardelle but you could also use this ragu as a base for lasagne or a rich rabbit ‘shepherd’s’ pie
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We used to make these cookies to serve with coffee at my restaurant, although I’m pretty sure just as many were troffed by the waiting staff when I wasn’t looking! I love the way the sugar coating ceases up and crackles as the cookies start to bake. This photo is on our Alia food photography background.