Tag Archives: Potatoes

How to re-create ‘Heston Blumenthal Dinner’s’ Sous Vide Chicken Breast with Braised Lettuce

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My wife treated me to the astonishingly stupendiferously incredimazeballs restaurant that is Heston Blumenthal’s ‘Dinner’ in London’s Knightsbridge last week as part of an ongoing birthday present experience. I’m not … Continue reading

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Atul Kochhar’s Sumatran Lamb Kurma

Sumatran Lamb Korma

I’ve adapted this recipe from Atul Kochhar’s wonderful ‘Curries Of The World’ book. His introductory note to this very mild, but tasty, Sumatran Lamb Kurma, goes: ‘The korma, or kurma, … Continue reading

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Monica Galetti’s Organic Roast Chicken Thighs with Fennel and Lemon

Sticky Roast Chicken Thighs with Fennel and Lemon

  All home cooks know that it’s sometimes hard to find inspiration for mealtimes, so when I was sent a selection of recipes by superchef and Masterchef: The Professionals judge … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Sous Vide Duck Breasts with Blackberry Sauce, Chicory and Dauphinoise Potatoes

Just in the nick of time, we snaffled the last of the season’s blackberries from the bushes in our local woods at the weekend. They were nicely plump but quite … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Nigella Lawson’s Cold-Oil Chips – are they better than Heston’s Thrice-Cooked Wonders?

I have raved about the virtues of Heston Blumenthal’s thrice-cooked chips many times on this blog. The method of parboiling the potatoes, then frying them to drive out the moisture, … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Meat-Free Monday Vlog: How to make vegetable pakoras

I’m still getting the hang of this vlogging malarkey. I haven’t learned how to edit them yet – and they are taking an ge to upload to YouTube, so I’m … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Flavours of the Sea: Scallops and White Pudding with Leeks, New Potatoes and Bacon Butter

Let’s start with a confession: I am allergic to fish. It makes my lips blister and throat swell. It’s so bad that I can’t even kiss my missus or I … Continue reading

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