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Peter Gordon’s Tomatoes on Toast

Don’t be fooled by that innocuous description. I think these could be life-changing tomatoes on toast, the sort of tomatoes that turn ‘on toast’ from the bridesmaid to the bride. What is it with these Antipodeans and their ability to … Continue reading

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Gazpacho days

Sod the leftovers and the defrosting. Today is going to be one of the hottest days of the year and it is therefore one of the very few worthy of gazpacho. I love this stuff, and not because I’m a … Continue reading

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Tortilla de patatas: a proper Spanish omelette

They have something called a tortilla francesa on cafĂ© menus in Spain and anything less French I have yet to see. Flat like a pancake, usually cooked to complete dryness, it has none of the fluffy, yet rich lightness I … Continue reading

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Tesco’s day four: three ways to bake eggs

Eggs are the ultimate fast food: who hasn’t knocked up an omelette or scrambled/poached/fried some when inspiration is lacking? And, regardless of where you shop for food, they’re likely to stock them. But, useful as they are, they can also … Continue reading

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Fast Food 1: Roast Chicken without an Oven

I set out for work this morning full of good intentions about what I was going to cook and eat tonight. But then my three-hour meeting turned into an eight-hour one and, although it was a very rare meeting because … Continue reading

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