Korean Braised Beef Short Ribs

These Korean Braised Beef Short Ribs are a new favourite. The sweet, sour and tangy marinade is pulled together in seconds in the blender and just relies upon 4-5 hours of slow cooking in the oven. Then you’re done! Short ribs are a bit of a modern classic in our house.  We discovered them a […]

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Coconut and Cardamom Rice Pudding

Coconut and Cardamom Rice Pudding

Coconut and Cardamom Rice Pudding

Remember rice pudding at school, chalky rice congealing in tasteless gloop. Well, this rice pudding is exactly like that.  Enjoy! Just kidding, of course it’s not, it’s worse. Just kidding, of course it’s not, it’s amazing! Chuck any preconceptions you have about rice pudding in the bin as I’ve gone for something a bit different […]

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Saffron Chicken and Herb Salad

Saffron Chicken and Herb Salad

Saffron Chicken and Herb Salad

I love all my cookbooks equally. Actually that’s not true at all, I definitely have some that I give a higher regard to more than others.  And some are just plain useless but they might be signed by the author or kept for sentimental reasons.  I continually cull my cookbooks, especially since I’m a bit […]

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Roasted Aubergine and Courgette with Sumac and Herbs

Roasted Aubergine and Courgette with Sumac and Herbs

Roasted Aubergine and Courgette with Sumac and Herbs

Today I was very excited to make a silky warming butternut squash soup.  It was exactly what I was hankering for.  I took the stock out of the freezer last night, leered over the butternut in eager anticipation and fished out the chipotle from the very back of the cupboard.  I used a ladder and […]

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Warm Jerusalem Artichoke, Bacon and Toasted Cobnut Salad

Warm Jerusalem Artichoke, Bacon and Toasted Cobnut Salad

Warm Jerusalem Artichoke, Bacon and Toasted Cobnut Salad

When the ferocious winds are battering down your front door and horizontal rain is attacking your windows so vehemently that you feel you are in the middle of the Atlantic entering the eye of the storm then the last thing you probably think of having for lunch is a salad.  However, due to January diets […]

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Lemon Poached Chicken with Gingery Rice

Lemon Poached Chicken with Gingery Rice

Lemon Poached Chicken with Gingery Rice

Since the New Year I have been laid low by a horrible bug.  Sickness is no fun when you enjoy guzzling yourself silly three or more times a day, especially when you are used to food being the comforter and not the antagonist. A recipe was called for to nurse myself back to health and […]

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