Tag Archives: Dan Lepard

How to feel rich for a quid: make cheese #2 and palak paneer

If labne‘s not your thing, or you want something a little more sturdy that you can cook with, then perhaps try making paneer. Common to south-east Asia, it’s a cheese that is difficult to buy yet really easy to make. Easy … Continue reading

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Bad Seed bread

My mission to bake better and easier bread continues apace and this week I found a magic ingredient. Many moons ago, when I was younger and idiotically naïve, I worked in a bar in Paris, which is probably the most … Continue reading

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Bertinet bread

If we are starting on the basics, then there is no more basic foodstuff to make, or learn to make than bread. I have always been a bit rubbish at it and envy my friends who can churn out soda … Continue reading

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Christmas begins…

Today has been a day devoted to food. I am spending Christmas with friends, so I thought I’d better make some contributions. First I soaked fruit for the second Dundee cake of the week (Delia’s), made mince pies (Delia’s mincemeat; … Continue reading

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Birthday treats: Dan Lepard’s pear turnovers

A little off-piste post today. It’s my birthday and, well, it’s all about the treats. First, a little light baking: Dan Lepard‘s delicious and never-before-tried sugar-crusted pear turnovers. Easy-peasy and just yum with a homemade latte. No, I didn’t spend … Continue reading

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Short and Sweet’s goat’s cheese and celeriac tart

Do you ever have nights when the cooking goes horribly wrong? So wrong that you find yourself a) with no appetite left and just having a drink instead, b) trying to rescue the overdone, the tasteless or the unrecognisable or, … Continue reading

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Dan Lepard’s pumpkin and cider farls

When you work on something that’s nearly 600 pages long, you are often very enthusiastic about the initial chapters (Bread and Cakes; hurrah), but completely fed up by the time you get to the final ones (Desserts and Supper; boo). … Continue reading

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