Tag Archives: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Shove-in-the-oven chicken with tarragon and tomatoes

I have my lovely friend Tony to thank for this. He was on his way to cook for a crowd a few weeks ago, and came clutching a copy of this recipe from the excellent Three Good Things by Hugh … Continue reading

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How to eat well, whilst working full-time, in five steps

Those who read this blog regularly will know that for most of its existence I have been freelance, working a maximum of four days per week, generally from home. Which has meant that cooking for both the site, and for … Continue reading

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HFW’s Love your Leftovers ribollita

I absolutely hate waste, so half my miniscule fridge is full of scraps of this and that which I can’t bear to chuck. Until now, I rarely managed to use many of them up before the inevitable rot set in but, … Continue reading

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Three Good Things: squid, roast potatoes, chilli

I am a little sceptical, often with good reason, about cookbooks that sell themselves on a gimmick (e.g. a certain number of minutes; a limited number of ingredients). And I therefore had a bit of an aversion to Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s Three Good … Continue reading

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Dukka: party food par excellence

The weather is changing, my heart is lifting with it and my thoughts are turning to entertaining. Well, actually, they’ve already turned that way since I had my London Loop companions round last night and some of my Antic Disposition … Continue reading

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HFW’s Mexican chorizo: a dream storecupboard ingredient

Once upon a time chorizo came cured and in slices. It was something you had on toast for a tapa and struggled to pronounce. Then, a few years ago, a new form of chorizo appeared on our shores: a cooking … Continue reading

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Making Vegetables Sexy: Riverford’s Vegetable App

There has been a lot of chat about vegetarian-only cookery books recently, partly inspired by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s newest offering but also resulting from the financial and ethical requirements of our age: properly bred meat is expensive and who has £14 … Continue reading

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Celeriac and apple soup and Sarah Raven’s Garden Cookbook

Although I am sure that a) if there was never another cookbook published, we would have plenty of recipes for several millennia, that, b) a bit like stories, there are only so many techniques and recipes that anyone can invent, … Continue reading

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Lovely, simple blue cheese tart

One of the banes of living alone, or of cooking for one or two, is leftovers. Most of the time a recipe for four or six can be scaled down to two or three but, when it comes to baking, … 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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