- 3 shallots, finely sliced
Related to the onion (as opposed to being a younger version of it), shallots grow in clusters at…
- 1 garlic clove, crushed
- 2 tsp juniper berries, roughly ground with a pestle and mortar
- 2 tbsp olive oil
Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
- 25g butter
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- 500g Brussels sprouts
The quintessential Christmas dinner veg, Brussels sprouts are throught to have been cultivated…
- 300ml vegetable stock
In a large frying pan, gently cook the shallots, garlic and juniper in the oil and half the butter until soft and golden – about 10 mins.
Add the sprouts and stock and simmer for 10 mins until sprouts are just tender and syrupy. Stir in the remaining butter with some seasoning and serve.