Category Archives: Riverford Farm Cook Book

Pissaladière: an onion tart that is more appetising than its name

Dreadful name isn’t it? Apparently, according to Larousse Gastronomique, it is named after a condiment from Nice called pissalat and, no, that has nothing to do with overactive bladders and is in fact a type of anchovy purée mixed with … Continue reading

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Glorious, sticky, weeknight pork belly

Yes I know it’s not a lovely photo. But then pork belly, like most cheap cuts of meat, is untidy to look at, a bit lumpen to handle and unlikely to win a beauty contest compared to a fillet steak or … 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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The oven is your friend: roast pork belly with braised red cabbage

If ever there was a week when fast and easy food was required, it’s this one. Most people will be finishing work, or travelling, or writing and buying the last Christmas cards and presents or, poor sods, all of the … Continue reading

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Riverford’s butternut squash and sage risotto

I recently had dinner with a friend who declared that she could never cook risotto properly. And, as we discussed the different methods at the table two more of us disagreed on the timings involved, on the reason for the … Continue reading

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Making the most of the heatwave: tomato and bread salad

It’s the hottest day of the year so far today which means it’s a day for salad or gazpacho as far as I’m concerned and, since I have the ingredients for a variation on panzanella I thought I’d try that. … Continue reading

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