On an icy cold day there’s not much that comes close to the comfort given by a warm plate of saucy stew.
Other than the joy that comes with eating it, cooking up a pot of this rather humble staple will leave you with feelings of nostalgia while simultaneously warming your kitchen and filling your house with lingering aromas.
Don’t be fooled by the seemingly humble nature of stews – there lies an art to perfecting it. Key factors includes perfectly braised onions that will ensure you start it off with a bang, cheap cuts of meat also work best as these are the ones that release the most flavour.
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Here a few versatile stew ideas to see you through the chilly days.
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