Category Archives: Claudia Roden

It’s salmorejo and gazpacho weather

I’ve never understood the notion of barbecues. Why, when it is already boiling hot, would you want to light a big fire and stand over it getting hotter? No, when it’s 30° (oh, it’s such a treat to write that) … Continue reading

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Ballymaloe and Patatas (well, what else?!)

Three weeks ago I volunteered at the first Ballymaloe food festival, which took place just outside Cork in Ireland. It was a delight: I saw good friends,  watched many an idol (Claudia Roden, Jancis Robinson, Rory O’Connell), found ingredients that I have never seen … Continue reading

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Middle-of-the-week walnut and bulgur pilaf

In the middle of the week, when I am not in the mood for faffing, I often turn to something involving couscous or rice, particularly couscous because it’s so damned fast and, with a bit of soft cheese (usually feta … Continue reading

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Roasted poussin, or chicken, with lemon and sumac

I went to a party to celebrate (rather than, as is more usual, launch) Dan Lepard’s Short and Sweet the other night. It took place in the newest Comptoir Libanais, in South Kensington, a very simple yet striking restaurant, canteen-like … Continue reading

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