Monthly Archives: November 2015

A winter warmer: Alsacian baeckeoffe

I discovered baeckeoffe when I lived in Strasbourg for a year and, whereas other students headed mostly for Paris or the south, I headed east, not because I was particularly imaginative but because I had friends there. It did my French accent the … Continue reading

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Roasted cauliflower and hazelnut salad

I love a winter salad; I particularly love a winter salad that makes the most of a vegetable that was once, at least in the UK, only known for its affinity with cheese but, these days, is very much lauded beyond … Continue reading

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How to feel rich for a quid: make cheese #1

Cheese, she says. I can hear the sighs from here. But cheese isn’t all the hard stuff, only produced by those wearing hairnets and plastic shoes. It can also be the likes of this labne, or ricotta, or paneer, soft cheeses … Continue reading

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Clarke’s 30 Ingredients and baked chicory with cream and garlic

Every so often a cookbook comes along that blows me away. And, being a publishing type, to blow me away it has to tick a lot more boxes than the recipe one. Apart from at least five things I want to … Continue reading

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