Monthly Archives: April 2014

Chicken, Chorizo and Roast Tomato Risotto

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The key to a good risotto is to watch it like a hawk and keep adding stock until the rice is to your desired texture. Although this takes a little … Continue reading

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Suckling Pig Vindaloo

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I recently had the most astonishing Suckling Pig Vindaloo at a restaurant called Gymkhana in London’s West End.  It was nothing like the mouth-singeing vindaloos of my youth: this had … Continue reading

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‘Brixton Village’ Moo Ping with Roasted Chilli Sauce

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This blog has never pretended to be ahead of the trend, but I do now this for a fact: street food is where it’s at right now. Why pay over … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Ragu’ Creamy Tomato and Bacon Sauce for Pasta Bake

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It feels like an admission of defeat to say that I have found these Easter holidays incredibly challenging. My three kids are growing and growing – and their appetites are … Continue reading

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Lurpak Food Adventures: T-Bone Steak with Tarragon, Lemon and Pink Peppercorn Butter

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This is the third recipe I’ve developed using Lurpak’s Clarified Butter from its new Cook’s Range. Last week I made Indian-Spiced King Scallops, then Potted King Prawns. They were delicious, … Continue reading

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Lurpak Food Adventures: Potted King Prawns with Pink Peppercorns and Tarragon

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Here is my second endeavour for the new Lurpak Cook’s Range Food Adventures challenge: a meatier version of potted shrimps: chunky King Prawns potted in fragrant spicy Lurpak Clarified Butter. … Continue reading

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35-Day Aged Cote De Boeuf Cooked Sous Vide

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Nothing in the world makes me happier than when my wife’s happy. And that saying about ‘the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach’ equally applies to my … Continue reading

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Indian-Spiced King Scallops in Lurpak Clarified Butter #FoodAdventures

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I’ve been a fan of Lurpak butter (slightly salted, for me) since long before the adverts featuring Douglas, the little trombone player, made us smile with his attempts to steal … Continue reading

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