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Rustic French Style Beef Cheeks & Lentils

In Blog, Main Courses On November 5, 2013 18 Comments

Here in Gascony, they like their food robust and hearty. No nonsense nourishing dishes are quite typical. The origins of the cuisine come from the peasant farmers who… Read More »

Mejadra from Jerusalem by Yotam Ottolenghi

Jerusalem & Being Ottolenghi Obsessed!

In Blog, Main Courses On March 22, 2013 32 Comments

Recently something has taken hold of me, I seem powerless to fight it, I find myself preoccupied with it, I am talking to everyone about it all the… Read More »

Duck with Fig Sauce, Lentils & Chard

Duck Breast with Fig Sauce, Lentils & Chard

In Main Courses On October 26, 2012 1 Comment

Start by scoring the skin of your duck. Score the skin length ways and then across to create a lattice of scoring.  Season your duck really well on… Read More »

Awesome, Authentic Curries

In Blog On February 15, 2012 10 Comments

My brother in law makes a damn good curry. It’s a treat to be invited over to their place for a curry night and I always know I… Read More »


Masoor Dal (Uttar Pradesh-Style)

In Main Courses On February 15, 2012 0 Comments

Wash the lentils and soak them in water for 30 minutes. Chop 3 garlic and put to one side. Chop the remaining 2 and keep them separate. Bring… Read More »

Time is what we want most, but…what we use worst – William Penn

In Blog On October 3, 2011 3 Comments

I have decided to put together a few of my favourite mid-week dinner recipes. I cook…a lot, I love food and cooking does make me happy. However, I… Read More »

Roast Chicken and Lentils

Roast Chicken & Lentils

In Main Courses On October 3, 2011 0 Comments

Heat oven Fan 180C/200C/Gas 6. Drizzle your chicken with a little olive oil and rub into the skin. Season well with plenty of salt and pepper. Cut the… Read More »