Tag Archives: Umami

Spanish Chicken, Chorizo, Lemon and Potato Bake with Umami Dust

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For my birthday recently, my (literally) oldest friend Mark bought me a hamper from the Spanish food aficionados, Brindisa. It was packed with Iberico ham, charcuterie, cheeses and piccante (hot) … Continue reading

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Sous Vide Chicken Breast Stuffed with Haggis, Black Pudding and Umami #5 Taste Paste

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I’ve gone umami-daft in the Recipe Shed just lately. As you foodies know, umami is the fifth taste sense (after salt, sweet, bitter and sour) that identifies savoury notes in … Continue reading

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Fillet Steak with Bone Marrow Melt and Gentleman’s Relish

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I had my friends Ray and Sara over for dinner at the weekend and wanted to treat them to something extra special. Sara, in particular, loves her steak, so the … Continue reading

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Farmhouse Breakfast Week: Umami Breakfast with Bacon, Mushrooms and Lancashire Cheese

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Aside from the weekends, I never eat breakfast. It takes me all my time to get my three kids up, washed, packed and walked to school – but only after … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Sirloin Steak with Miso Mushroom Sauce

    Miso is a thick paste made with fermented soybeans. It is incredibly savoury and goes fantastically with umami-rich ingredients, such as beef and mushrooms. I’ve used a sachet … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Steak & Chips with Marmite-Stilton Mushrooms

The secret to the success of this recipe was to not tell my wife there was Marmite in it – she hates the stuff. But for me the oozing black … Continue reading

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