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Ottolenghi’s ‘double’ couscous salad

Couscous is something I have always loved, ever since I first tried it in France as a teenager. Along with gazpacho, a vaguely original attempt at the whole shebang (veg, meat, harissa and semoule) was one of the first things … Continue reading

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Summer’s end: roasting the tomato glut

Apparently this has been the coolest UK summer since 1993 though, weren’t we lucky, even if it was wetter than 2010 it wasn’t as wet as 2007, 2008 or 2009…I am not yet in socks every day, nor is the … Continue reading

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Roasted tomato, garlic and goat’s cheese tart

Tons of tomatoes, a bit of forgotten puff pastry left over from last week’s anchovy tart and plenty of herbs on the balcony made me start thinking about another tart. And it seems I’m not the only one: both David … Continue reading

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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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Plum tomato, mint and caper salad

I started my leftover-defrost-declutter process at the weekend not with a recipe but with a rather wasteful trashing of the large, by-now-unhappy-looking, piece of watermelon. So that salad idea was out. Then I made Bill Granger’s honey and garlic chicken again (lovely, but I think … Continue reading

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Making the most of the heatwave: tomato and bread salad

It’s the hottest day of the year so far today which means it’s a day for salad or gazpacho as far as I’m concerned and, since I have the ingredients for a variation on panzanella I thought I’d try that. … Continue reading

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Roasted tomato and asparagus with basil purée, Parmesan and bacon

June 2011, apparently, has been colder than March. Which means that sometimes though salad seems more seasonal, soup starts to look vaguely attractive. Last night I had it all planned: my friend was coming to stay, I’d got lots of … Continue reading

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