Slow Cooked Leg of Lamb – A Classic Greek Recipe

Slow cooked leg of lamb fills your home with mouthwatering aromas. It’s one of winter’s great pleasures when it is cold outside, and you have a slow roasted leg of lamb gently cooking away in the background while you potter around. Not sure how to slow cook a leg of lamb? It’s easy! Our recipe runs you through it step by simple step. If you always wanted to try cooking lamb, this is the perfect recipe to start. You’ll definitely … Read More

How to Make Easy Truffle Mushroom Risotto

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Truffle mushroom risotto starring porcini mushrooms ticks all the boxes. Easy to make with affordable, gourmet ingredients like dried porcini & truffle oil. A visit to the magnificent, Modena market in the Emiglio Romagna region, maybe the greatest of Italy’s food bowls, was the inspiration for this simple dish. There we saw the best array of fresh, porcini mushrooms you could possibly hope to find. Large and attractive to the eye, as well as being meaty, earthy, and with an … Read More

Why This Simple Prawn Laksa Recipe is the Best

Our simple prawn laksa recipe brings this SE Asian classic dish right to your table. Enjoy the exotic flavors in this simple yet rich delicious noodle dish. Laksa, I’m not sure there is a South East Asian meal I enjoy more than a good laksa. Exotic flavors, easy seafood (traditional) or chicken stock base, fresh herbs, vegetables and spices, the crunch of bean shoots and those great Asian greens on top. There’s much to like about laksa! Many people shy … Read More

How to Make Easy Romanian Meatballs in a Soup

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Romanian meatballs have a well-deserved reputation and today we feature them in an easy to make soup. Throw in an array of healthy veggies such as celery, carrots and bell peppers and you have the basis for a hearty Romanian meatball soup. It’s a meal which you can dress up with a garnish or two! I find making soup one of the great pleasures of winter, especially when it is cold and windy outside. The aroma of gently simmering soup … Read More

How to Smoke Your Turkey for the Festive Season

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Today, at Compass and Fork, we put the spotlight on smoked turkey, as cooked in the smoker, to help celebrate the festive season. Here is everything you need to know to smoke your turkey perfectly! A little more work, maybe, than roasting your festive-season turkey in the oven, but the extra rewards make this a great reason to go the extra mile and use a smoker to cook your turkey. And here is how to smoke your turkey so it … Read More

Chicken Larb from Luang Prabang

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Today, we feature an Asian salad great served warm or cold, featuring so many of those great South East Asian herbs and spices that combine so well in a salad. Chicken larb is usually associated with Thailand but it is just as popular in Laos and possibly even superior to the Thai version. Chances are you may not know a lot about Lao cuisine. Laos flies under the radar behind adjoining neighbors Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and China. Naturally there is … Read More

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