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Habas con jamon…broad beans with ham recipe

There’s still tortilla in the fridge, the first of the broad beans are finally starting to appear and, inspired by the Spanish theme yesterday I keep thinking about ‘habas con jamon’ to serve with the leftovers. Habas, or beans, are … Continue reading

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Making it simple: prosciutto, caramelised onions and Parmesan

Elizabeth David is famous for saying ‘faites simple’ and, if you’re forced to shop in the likes of Tesco’s every day or week you have no choice but to do just that. But simple doesn’t mean boring or uninspiring. This … Continue reading

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Surviving Tesco’s day two: halloumi, rocket and roasted tomato salad

Tesco’s Express may seem to be the sort of place where all salad is bagged, or of the iceberg variety, and all vegetables come from Kenya. But I was surprised to see that although it did have those uninspiring mixed … Continue reading

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Every Little Helps? A Tesco-inspired Onion and Cheese Tart

I try and avoid shopping in chains like Tesco’s Express and Sainsbury’s Local mainly because, despite living in a relatively scrappy bit of north London, I am lucky enough to walk past a lot of nicer places on my way … Continue reading

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The Cook Shelf: Recipe Books I Can’t Live Without

If I wanted to teach someone to cook, or how to have the confidence to trust their judgement I would buy them two books: Real Fast Food by Nigel Slater and Don’t Sweat the Aubergine by Nicholas Clee. I bought the … Continue reading

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