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Giorgio Locatelli’s beef stew with peas and potatoes

Cold, isn’t it? I turned the heating on for the first time this week and I didn’t once feel guilty about how early in September it was. And, when the light dips along with the mercury, my thoughts turn to … Continue reading

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‘Sometimes it snows in April’: braised beans with greens

I didn’t think I’d get a chance to share this post before next winter, what with the sun coming out and all thoughts of food turning to asparagus and barbecues. But, suddenly, it’s really cold again and these beans are … Continue reading

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How to feel rich for a quid: peanut-sesame noodles

There aren’t many foods I miss from childhood, nothing remarkable or special to my family anyway. My grandma’s apple pie, perhaps, because we had it, without fail, every time we went to visit. Tuppence-worth of hot chips on a cold … Continue reading

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How to feel rich for a quid: Puy lentils two ways

Lentils were, once, something I avoided. They were red or green and reminded me of primary school, where we stuck dried split peas and lentils onto pictures, and I had no desire to eat them. But in the last twenty … Continue reading

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Made in India’s coriander chutney chicken and Jaipur slaw

The ‘Indian’ cookbook has, for me, always suffered from the ‘too many ingredients’ and ‘ones you can’t get hold of’ problem so I have never owned one. And I’ve always felt that my efforts were not really as good as … Continue reading

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The first soup of the winter: romanesco and cheese

I do love cold weather, or at least I do love it when it’s still a novelty, when all the fabulous autumn ingredients fill my head with possible recipes. I love the abundance of different squash, cabbages and apples, I … Continue reading

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Savoy cabbage and Parmesan soup

There is a moment, about now, when the earth starts to wake up and smell, not in a too-many-dogs-not-enough-flowers way but more in a, well, earthy sort of way. I absolutely love it. I crave light more than warmth so … Continue reading

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£15 week: can it be done and how does chorizo and cider help?

£15 then, a possible feasible budget for two people for a week? Well, yes and no. Yes, because I made four main meals: a) sausage ragu, b) this risotto (not recommended; overwhelmingly rich and salty), c) this cheese soufflé (ALWAYS … Continue reading

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Cold remedy 2: Nigel Slater’s aromatic rice

The ideal response to the end of a cold is a Vietnamese soup like this, a Thai one like this or a curry like this. However, since I didn’t have the ingredients for any of those in my cupboards, I was … Continue reading

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Alpine food for Alpine weather: Recipe Rifle’s Tartafin

The snow may have melted but there is apparently more on the way and you could be forgiven for slathering yourself in duck fat, wrapping yourself in foil and getting in the oven to keep warm. I have thought of … Continue reading

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