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A côte de boeuf is a basically a monster steak with a bone in, or a French version of a rib of beef. But however you want to describe it, it is a wonderful piece of beef. Cook it simply and serve with chips and salad – and my no-split, light and easy béarnaise sauce.
This is the style of pork that you see hanging from the windows of Cantonese restaurants.
Yaki soba is a Japanese noodle stir-fry. Soba noodles are made with buckwheat, but yaki soba are uses egg or wheat noodles.
This is part of a series of really easy dishes – this one takes as long as the rice does to cook. It’s perfect for a quick supper after work or lunch or tea with the kids.
This is one of the best things I have made. A moment of serendipity, just when you can’t imagine what to cook, something rather good comes out of nowhere…
Pete always liked my Asian-flavoured sweet glazed ham. So here is a version based on five-spice flavourings.
I was blown away by a nduja pizza I had in London. So naturally, I bought some the next time I was in my Italian deli…
Here is a very grown-up way to use sweetcorn. The salad starts life as a herb and sweetcorn pilaf. So if you like sweetcorn make the pilaf and use it as part of a hot meal – or use it in this salad.
This famous Indonesian fried rice dish is great for breakfast, brunch or lunch.
This is an authentic take on a famous Thai dish. As it is it makes a great starter or light lunch or supper. But you can bulk it out with rice noodles, pak choi and beansprouts if you want to make a more filling complete meal.
“Super simple, and very easy 30 Minute American Style Chopped Salad for two with under 10 ingredients.”
This was my lunch – but it was so good I thought I’d do a quick photo and recipe!
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