Tag Archives: David Lebovitz

A New Year’s brunch: Ottolenghi’s shakshuka

When I was a teenager there was one recurrent theme about Christmas: even though the house was full of snacks and free booze, by December 27th I was desperate, frantic even, to get out of the house and pay to … Continue reading

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Summery socca

You’ve probably never heard of socca. I hadn’t until a year ago when I found it in one, then two, cookery books, both written by Francophile North Americans (David Lebovitz and Dorie Greenspan). It is a chickpea (gram) flour pancake … Continue reading

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Friday Night Fixes: feta-basil crostini and anchovy dressing for green vegetables

My cooking life has, rather unexpectedly, been turned upside down by renovations that don’t even touch the kitchen. ¬†A new bathroom. moving the washing machine and new doors would, in most people’s houses, not even stroke the edges of the … Continue reading

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Salted caramel butter sauce…oh and chocolate prune cake

I don’t make dessert very often. I never make it for myself, since a square of chocolate or, erm, a handful of Haribo usually suffices, so I only ever practise on my unwitting guests. As a result I don’t really … Continue reading

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Possibly the best, certainly the easiest, biscuit recipe in the world

I first came across a recipe for croquants in Dorie Greenspan’s book and it sounded too good to be true: thrifty, fast, easy. Then in her friend David Lebovitz’s book Ready For Dessert¬†I saw another, but this time in grams … Continue reading

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Holiday, heatwave and health…

I’m back, or at least half back. I seem to have left my health on the other side of the Atlantic and have spent the four days since my return coughing, spluttering and eating nothing but paracetamol (that’s acetaminophen to … Continue reading

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