Category Archives: The Guardian

Throw-in-the-oven Ottolenghi chicken (no, not an oxymoron)

Whenever I rave about Ottolenghi, someone always says, without fail, ‘oh I can’t be bothered; he uses too many ingredients’. In the last week alone the mention of his name to a) a real foodie and b) someone not that … Continue reading

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Comforting Ottolenghi cardamom chicken

Winter hasn’t even begun and the weather is already starting to get on my nerves. In my world the only way to counteract the horrors of dark nights, clocks going back and overhearing endless Christmas muzak is by finding glorious … Continue reading

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Salmon with butter sauce…or is that beurre blanc?

It’s Friday, tomorrow is St Patrick’s Day and I was inspired by both of those things to cook this Darina Allen recipe, as spotted in the Guardian. Now, she calls the sauce ‘Irish butter sauce’ but, personally, I don’t think … Continue reading

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Ottolenghi’s grilled mackerel with pesto and courgettes

Doesn’t that mackerel look astonishing? It was such a beautiful lilac pink that it seemed a shame to cook it but, well, needs must when the stomach grumbles. I saw this recipe on the Guardian’s site at the weekend and … 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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Courgette and Tomato Tian recipe

Courgettes and tomatoes are now in season and therefore cheap and this tian is a truly easy and delicious way to cook them both. Tian, as I mentioned last week, is the Proven├žal word for an earthenware dish and, if … Continue reading

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Spinach and raisin tian recipe

All that Tesco’s shopping has sent me kicking and screaming to the South of France, at least in terms of recipe ideas. A tian, according to Larousse Gastronomique is ‘an earthenware ovenproof dish from Provence…used to prepare all kinds of … Continue reading

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