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Bill Granger’s Greek salad with halloumi

Bill Granger again? Halloumi again? Yes, and I’m not going to apologise because it won’t be long, at least in the UK where it already feels like autumn, before tastes like this seem like a distant memory. This is a delicious mini-tweak to … Continue reading

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Lime and coriander salsa and a failed Nigel Slater recipe

Sometimes the greatest ideas, the most obvious combinations lead to naught. I don’t mind my dinner being a bit rubbish if I haven’t made much effort. But when I have followed a recipe to the letter, not making any substitutions … Continue reading

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Three-month fridge defrost and a Riverford broad bean, feta and mint salad

I have banned myself from food shopping this weekend since I still have a ton of ingredients to use up from last week’s ill-advised farmers’ market run. And, as I can no longer see into the ice-box of my fridge, … Continue reading

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Sublime sorrel sauce for salmon

My health has recovered and with it my hunger and, as is often the case after a few days of enforced fasting, I want certain things. Like, and I know it’s odd, salmon with sorrel sauce. Sorrel isn’t something easily … Continue reading

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Ottolenghi’s roasted aubergines with saffron yogurt

When I want a new idea for the relatively mundane, I turn to Ottolenghi. Whether the chef, the restaurant or the cookbooks, it is, for me, a name synonymous with reinvention, particularly of vegetables. There is no limp lettuce or … Continue reading

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Herb and butter pasta sauce

For the nights when you are hungry for more than toast, but beyond cooking, this is a perfect solution. All you need is some butter, some fresh herbs (I confess, I got mine from my window ledge, but every supermarket … Continue reading

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For the days when…puttanesca recipe

…you want summer sunshine and there is only rain. …you’re so late home from work that even the cats won’t speak to you. …you’d quite like to go out for a drink but you’re too tired to organise it. …you … Continue reading

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