Christian Gott

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Name: Christian Gott
Date registered: May 6, 2015

Latest posts

  1. Spaghetti with Parma Ham and Roasted Garlic — December 28, 2017
  2. Classic Fruit Cake — November 5, 2017
  3. My Murgh Makhani – National Curry Week — October 10, 2017
  4. Kebabs — September 17, 2017
  5. National Beer Day — April 7, 2017

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Dec 28

Spaghetti with Parma Ham and Roasted Garlic

I love garlic, I adore garlic, I cook with absolutely loads of garlic. I could actually employ a full-time garlic peeler, knee deep in discarded garlic husks. A manager I worked with regularly joked I could not cook a dish without garlic, cream and alcohol, including the desserts. BUT I LOATH BURNT GARLIC. I jump …

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Nov 05

Classic Fruit Cake

It is time if you are so inclined to start preparing for Christmas and making your Christmas cake and Christmas pudding. There are a number of great Christmas bakes from around the world such as Weihnachtsstollen or Christstollen or simply Stollen in Germany, the familiar dome shape of Panettone from Italy or the French Bûche de Noël or …

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Oct 10

My Murgh Makhani – National Curry Week

We are if you are unaware in a celebratory culinary alignment of epic proportions it is National Curry Week, Seafood Week, Chocolate Week and National Porridge Day. “Go on”, I hear you cry, “You’ve had all year have you come up with a recipe combining all of these?” Well no. We had porridge for breakfast, …

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Sep 17


You may have already consigned the BBQ to the back of the shed for the year, let’s face it summer has been a bit of a wash out, and hung up your apron but you can still achieve some excellent results under the grill. In a restaurant one of your goals is consistency, you want …

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Apr 07

National Beer Day

It is National Beer Day, well across the pond in the USA it is, but I rarely need a reason to celebrate with a beer or cooking with one. Don’t be afraid to cook with beer, the Belgium’s have made an art of using beer much as the French would use wine. I think almost …

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Mar 21

Seafood Tarts

Spring is in the air so I have a doozy of a recipe for you today, Seafood Feuillettes, deliciously tasty, puff-pastry cases full of delicious seafood in a creamy vermouth sauce. Now before we start I don’t want you to panic at the thought of puff pastry, I’m going to put up my hands up …

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Feb 13

Treat your Valentine – Jersey Oysters Blonde and Blue

If you intend to spend an amorous evening tomorrow with your Valentine you may indulge in an abundance, nay a veritable feast of aphrodisiacs, chillies, chocolate, figs, avocados, bananas and pomegranates to name but a few. There is, however, one foodstuff that features in web searches, recipe books, and people’s imaginations more than all the …

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Feb 08

My Perfect Apple Crumble

As we are in the middle of Bramley Apple Week, you knew that didn’t you, I wanted to give you a failsafe recipe for that most English of desserts the apple crumble, and you cannot make an apple crumble without a Bramley apple. In 1809 a Southwell* resident, Mary Ann Brailsford planted some apple pips …

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