Tag Archives: Bill Granger

Perfect, never-bore-of-it, granola

If there is one thing I make all the time, one thing that I can, just about, do without a recipe, it’s this granola. I wrote about it four years ago, on my first food blog, and it suddenly struck … Continue reading

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The £15 week: sausage ragu with thyme and caramelised onion mash

After Monday’s post I had a Facebook exchange with a friend about how to eat better for less. I mentioned to him that I’d been spending about £15 per week on food, even though I’m staying in, and therefore cooking … Continue reading

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A sticky-sweet roasted chicken that will change your life

God this is good; so good that it has jumped my list of things I want to blog about and moved into pole position and I have to share it NOW. This is one of those recipes that belongs in … Continue reading

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Peter Gordon’s roasted butternut squash with chilli butter and poached eggs

Already dismissed this as some hippy-dip-shit student food which you wouldn’t deign to eat? Ah, don’t be misled. The Antipodeans know how to do brunch (try Lantana or Granger & Co if you don’t believe me) and brunch dishes, as far … Continue reading

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Vietnamese lemongrass chicken: medicine in a wok

Despite this blog’s positive transformation of my cooking and shopping habits I still have days when I can’t be bothered, usually in the dark of winter when I’m feeling a tad melancholy, or work has been uninspiring or, like tonight, … Continue reading

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Poached chicken with rice and ginger and spring onion oil

I seem to be a little obsessed with two things right now: poaching meat and the flavours of spring onions, coriander, ginger and garlic. That’s possibly because poaching is simple yet, when you combine it with such herbs and spices, … Continue reading

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Tofu and spring onion omelettes

Tofu is something I rarely eat, except in a Szechuan or Cantonese restaurant, mainly because I have no idea how to cook it. But, having noticed a) that the Chinese supermarket on the corner stocks three different types, b) that … Continue reading

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Perfect fried rice

After last night‘s very northern, wintry food, I wanted something different tonight, something that would use up the leftover cooked chicken yet taste completely fresh. I was, as ever, expecting a lot. At first I thought of risotto but that … Continue reading

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Perfect steamed rice

Once upon a time I was quite good at cooking rice. I never even thought about the process, it seemed so simple: in a pan with some cold water, bring to the boil, cook for ten minutes, check every so … Continue reading

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Vietnamese salad recipe

The good news, at least as far as I’m concerned, is that the bug is starting to lose its grip. The bad news is so is the good weather. Blue sky has given way to grey clouds, a drop of … Continue reading

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