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Here’s a really easy way with gnocchi. Add to a quick cheese sauce made with Gorgonzola, add a few chives and that’s it. Use a good Gorgonzola (I’ve used the excellent cheese made by Tosi),
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 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.
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 revived British classic
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.
These are possibly the poshest tinned peaches you will ever eat. They’re not only delicious, they’re beautiful.
Inspired by Franco Manca’s merguez sausage starters, I made my own merguez, but as a meatball.
One of a series of easy and flavoursome half hour family recipes using 10 ingredients.
Gravy may not seem like a sauce – but it’s every bit a sauce, in all but name…
Dad’s Vietnamese summer rolls with nuoc cham dipping sauce is a must learn. A tasty salad in a roll just waiting to be dipped in a beautiful nuoc cham!
Chermoula is a North African marinade and sauce. It tastes great and is very versatile – like a spicy salsa verde that can be used for roasting any fish and white meat.
Food-for-free and foraging is the way. A diverse recipe to make your own rosehip syrup. Full of vitamins and goodness, try with yogurt or even rice pudding.
Thinking about lunch already! Here's a nutritionally rich alternative to eating meat, this salad is an excellent wa… https://t.co/rX3YlVC2ka