Decadent Lamb Shanks in red wine sauce with figs, olives and capers

Prep time: 30mins  Marinating time: 1-2 hours Cooking time: 2.5 hours Serves: 4 Ingredients:4 lamb shanks (French trim optional) we left the meat as is, it gives a lovely flavourPlain flour1 bottle red wine for marinating (we used an inexpensive merlot)1 onion chopped1 carrot chopped1 tbsp each of rosemary and thyme dried herbs2 bay leaves8-10 d...
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Delicious spaghetti marinara 'seafood pasta'

Serves 2-4  Cooking time: 15mins  Prep Time: 5 mins Ingredients:1 packet of dried spaghetti or Tagliatelle pasta (we used spelt)2 tbsp olive oil, separated350g seafood/fish mix, or make your own (prawns, cod pieces, mussels, calamari)2 garlic cloves chopped or minced1 onion, finely chopped (you can buy pre-chopped in your local supermarket)...
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