British Beef Wellington

Ingredients for Beef Wellington (serves 4):  250g chestnut mushrooms, chopped very, very finely 25g porcini mushrooms, rehydrated 2 shallots 100ml dry white wine 60g prosciutto 100g pork liver pâté, optional 700g beef fillet – middle cut 300g ready-made puff Pastry sheet 1 egg, beaten   Instructions to make Beef Wellington: Season the beef with salt and black pepper. Fry for a few minutes until evenly … Continue reading British Beef Wellington

Stop Hijacking Jesus, Progressives!

BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN In a recent interview with Italian journalist Eugenio Scalfari (after past indiscretions Scalfari’s reporting is generally not to be trusted), Pope Francis was said to have uttered the following words: “It has been said many times and my response has always been that, if anything, it is the Communists who think like Christians.” Whether the Pope said these words or not, his … Continue reading Stop Hijacking Jesus, Progressives!

Countryside Access – The Country Trust

EDITORIAL The Forgotten Countryside is not a meme created by those who inhabit Britain’s countryside to hit the Government and other politicians with. It is a genuine complaint. Far too often over the years we have been saddled with bureaucrats who rarely set foot in the countryside, city-dwelling journalists who cast aspersions on countryside dwellers, effortlessly calling them yokels, bumpkins and grockles, and a BBC … Continue reading Countryside Access – The Country Trust