Category Archives: Fast food fixes

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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Canteen’s Welsh rarebit

The flip-flops had their revenge. Having called them ignominious yesterday my only pair, a sort of open-air trainer with a good solid sole that is ideal for negotiating London’s pavements and platforms, gave up on me tonight. There I was … Continue reading

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Peter Gordon’s gnocchi with feta and tomato sauce

Salad was my plan today, or something about how to build one with different elements. But oh my, the weather; if it rains much more I think the colour might be washed out of the sky for good. I’m sitting … Continue reading

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Bill Granger’s Greek salad with halloumi

Bill Granger again? Halloumi again? Yes, and I’m not going to apologise because it won’t be long, at least in the UK where it already feels like autumn, before tastes like this seem like a distant memory. This is a delicious mini-tweak to … Continue reading

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Lime and coriander salsa and a failed Nigel Slater recipe

Sometimes the greatest ideas, the most obvious combinations lead to naught. I don’t mind my dinner being a bit rubbish if I haven’t made much effort. But when I have followed a recipe to the letter, not making any substitutions … Continue reading

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Peter Gordon’s Tomatoes on Toast

Don’t be fooled by that innocuous description. I think these could be life-changing tomatoes on toast, the sort of tomatoes that turn ‘on toast’ from the bridesmaid to the bride. What is it with these Antipodeans and their ability to … Continue reading

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Summer survival kit: what you really need for easy everyday food

It struck me this week that I had too little, and yet too much stuff. Too little because, once the shops started to close early, I didn’t have enough required staples to make a cup of tea (milk); too much … Continue reading

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