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Tournedos Rossini

Have we all had enough chocolates? I have not had a single chocolate Easter Egg. But that's fine, because I ate other chocolates in other shapes.

I thoroughly enjoyed the Easter break after what seems such a long three months since the Christmas break. Life seems busier than ever and I have not had much chance in indulging in my passion for cooking.

But since a couple of weekends ago, the cooking fairy has returned and I've tried a couple of recipes I really like. Tournedos Rossini was a great success, especially if you live near a good butcher. The cooking is simple, but the taste mile is long.

120-170g of beef fillet per person
a slice of bread about the same width as the meat each
50g of duck liver pate per person
25g of butter

250g of fresh spinach
1 clove of garlic
25 g butter

1 medium onion sliced
250 ml beef stock
300 ml Madeira
25g butter
a sprig of thyme

Slice the onion and fry in pan with 25g butter until translucent (about 5 minutes) then add a sprig of thyme, the M…