Category Archives: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Three Good Things: squid, roast potatoes, chilli

I am a little sceptical, often with good reason, about cookbooks that sell themselves on a gimmick (e.g. a certain number of minutes; a limited number of ingredients). And I therefore had a bit of an aversion to Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s Three Good … Continue reading

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Making Vegetables Sexy: Riverford’s Vegetable App

There has been a lot of chat about vegetarian-only cookery books recently, partly inspired by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s newest offering but also resulting from the financial and ethical requirements of our age: properly bred meat is expensive and who has £14 … Continue reading

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Lovely, simple blue cheese tart

One of the banes of living alone, or of cooking for one or two, is leftovers. Most of the time a recipe for four or six can be scaled down to two or three but, when it comes to baking, … Continue reading

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Failure…

A long time ago I was a lectrice in Nantes; what that means in practice is that you teach French university students how to speak English. In as far as we knew how to teach anything, being barely more than … Continue reading

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HFW’s Fish Fight app and simple fried mackerel with garlic and bay

I’m a bit late today and for that I apologise. It’s mainly because I spent yesterday defrosting the fridge and, well, I was a bit overwhelmed with breadcrumbs, bits of unrecognisable protein and some half-thawed coconut milk. My appetite was … Continue reading

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Plum tomato, mint and caper salad

I started my leftover-defrost-declutter process at the weekend not with a recipe but with a rather wasteful trashing of the large, by-now-unhappy-looking, piece of watermelon. So that salad idea was out. Then I made Bill Granger’s honey and garlic chicken again (lovely, but I think … Continue reading

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Puy lentil salad with goat’s cheese, spinach and pine nuts

Comfort food isn’t something I often associate with the summer. It’s a description I tend to use for sausages and mash, roast dinners and bowls of soothing Thai chicken soup. But sometimes I crave a particular taste, a particular combination … Continue reading

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