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This is part of a series of really easy dishes – this one only take as long as the pasta does to cook. They’re perfect for a quick supper after work or lunch or tea with the kids.
This is a staple of the Basque region of Spain. It seems in every way a bit foreign or difficult. But it’s basically fish in a parsley flavoured sauce. It’s a good recipe to learn as you can swap around the ingredients endlessly to suit your taste and budget.
Another ‘leftover’ from an Easter anti pasto and another recipe worth posting.
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…
Kohlrabi has a faint taste of coconut. It’s crisp and crunchy, so I thought it would be perfect in an Asian salad.
A dinner to remember!
Venison is a rich, lean, healthy and very tasty meat. A small haunch cooks very quickly and is a great alternative to beef.
Pete always liked my Asian-flavoured sweet glazed ham. So here is a version based on five-spice flavourings.
A simple 30 minute Italian Classic.
A revived British classic
This is one of the best ways to enjoy artichokes. I got these artichokes from Kingston Market – they’re fresh in from Italy.
These Mexican-style meatballs in a smoky chipotle sauce are a great antidote to the coming Christmas fare.
Sausages and seasonal squash make a great combo. Here they are served with sage and onion gravy to make a perfect autumn supper.
With this bangers and mash recipe, the sausages and potatoes are replaced with chorizo and seasonal butternut squash mash and the gravy is replaced with a Spanish pepper sauce.
A delicious salad of fresh vegetables, typical of those grown in my childhood home!
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