Category Archives: Salsa and sauce recipes

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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Basil oil

My basil plant is starting to look a little leggy and unhappy. Chuffed as I am that I have managed to keep it alive for several months (probably due to the fact that I bought it from a garden centre … Continue reading

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Salbitxada…or tomato and almond pesto by another name

Is this easy? Yes. Delicious? Absolutely. Unpronounceable. Without a doubt. But I would just concern myself with the first two; you need to know what it tastes like not what it sounds like. Salbitxada comes from the Valls area of … Continue reading

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Cauliflower (or broccoli) with bagna cauda and chilli

Yes, yes I know, two posts about cauliflower in a week is too much for anyone. But it’s staring at me from the fridge, it needs eating and, having thrown a rather ridiculously large piece of watermelon away I’m loath … Continue reading

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Gremolata or how not to waste a lemon

I have always loved lemons. When I was little, so I am told, I used to grab any little piece of one and suck out the juice. I still do it now because I love their sharp taste, the way … Continue reading

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Herb and butter pasta sauce

For the nights when you are hungry for more than toast, but beyond cooking, this is a perfect solution. All you need is some butter, some fresh herbs (I confess, I got mine from my window ledge, but every supermarket … Continue reading

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Chilli jam recipe

I seem to be on a flavour kick this week; the sweetness of baked spinach on Monday, the brightness of all those herbs yesterday and now, a chilli ‘jam’. Immensely versatile, this is not really a jam at all, more … Continue reading

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