Category Archives: chefs

Superb slow-cooked Nehari beef curry

A Simon Hopkinson recipe that may get easily overlooked as it uses a packet spice mix as the base for the sauce. Put your foodie concerns aside – this is a superb curry and will fill the house with ‘genuine’ … Continue reading

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Pappa al pomodoro

Image by WordRidden via Flickr I’ll admit it – I’ve seen this recipe in just about every italian cook-book I own and always skimmed over it giving it little consideration.(And I can’t believe I’m alone in this!) It’s hardly surprising … Continue reading

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Pumpkin pie

It’s getting cooler and the pumpkin we planted before summer has yielded 2 large, flat pumpkins. One has been pureed with spices to be turned into Gnocci – the other is destined to become a pie – a first attempt … Continue reading

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Alinea At Home

Terrific blog from a super-foodie who is cooking her way through the Alinea Cookbook, sharing techniques and recipes as she goes. Quality writing. Alinea At Home.

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Vietnamese prawns with coriander and rice noodles

Image by Chewy Chua via Flickr from Rachel’s Favourite Food… Rachel Allen’s Vietnamese dish shows off the contrasting flavours of a sweet dressing with salty fish sauce and fiery chillies. Ingredients 700g shelled tiger prawns, deveined 2 tsp finely grated … Continue reading

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A free-range future

If you’ve seen the Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall programmes on TV you may be interested in signing up to show your support for the free-range campaign. In his own words… The Chicken Out! campaign I feel so strongly about our chickens that … Continue reading

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Kitchen bad boys?

Image via Wikipedia Reading about food is as much of a hobby as preparing and cooking it. My Christmas list will usually have 2 – 3 suggestions – normally recipes from my favourite chefs. However during the last 2 -3 … Continue reading

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