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BACON & LENTIL SOUP

Bacon and lentil soup

Recipe is not suitable to freeze. You can use rinsed, drained canned lentils instead of dried; reduce the cooking time in step 2 to 10 minutes. Note
Photographer: Ian Wallace

Osso buco with gremolata

Gremolata is a condiment made with a garlic, herb and lemon zest base. It adds real zing to a meat dish like osso buco and cuts through the richness. Gremolata can be made a day or two ahead and kept in the fridge.
tea-spiced pears

Tea-spiced pears

The dark, smoky flavours of tea and the warm spice of star anise bring out the autumnal sweetness of poached pears.