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Cookbook Confidential

Prawn & Coconut Soup

Serves 2 351 calories 16.3g saturated fat 1 tbsp vegetable or groundnut oil 1 hot red chilli, deseeded and chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped a small knob of fresh root ginger, peeled and grated ½ […]

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Hot and Spicy Chilli Chicken

This week we are featuring a recipe from Chetna Makan’s new book. Chilli chicken is very popular in India, where it is mostly eaten with fried rice or chow mein. Beware – this is one […]

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London Food Month Pictures

Last Sunday saw us gather in Foyles Charing Cross Road for a few talks, a few tastings and a lot of gin, with some of London’s best food & drink writers. Take a look at […]

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CENTRAL TEXAS BEEF SHORT RIBS

SERVES: 6–8 | PREP TIME: 15 MINUTES | COOKING TIME: 6–7 HOURS | RESTING TIME: 1–2 HOURS SPECIAL EQUIPMENT: WATER SMOKER, 4 LARGE HANDFULS MESQUITE OR OAK WOOD CHUNKS, SPRAY BOTTLE FILLED WITH WATER, INSTANT-READ […]

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Recipe of the Week: Kanelbullar

KANELBULLAR – cinnamon buns Fika is a social institution in Sweden that essentially means having a break with one’s colleagues, friends or family and no one pastry or baked treat says fika time as much […]

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Recipe of the Week: Grilled Peach, Beetroot & Feta Salad

Peaches don’t just have to be the stuff of smoothies and fruit salads, their aromatic flavour and smooth texture work incredibly well in savoury dishes, too. Paired with tangy goats’ cheese, salty Jamón Ibérico and […]

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Recipe of the Week: Salmon Parcels with Vegetables

Serves 4 Preparation: 15 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Pre-heat the oven to 180°C. Arrange the salmon steaks, the courgettes cut in rounds and the remaining vegetables in the middle of 4 sheets of baking […]

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RECIPE: Mul Naengmyeon

Made from buckwheat, these noodles are springy and chewy – a completely different texture to the soft somyun vermicelli noodles typically used in Korean soups. I like to add loads of vinegar and mustard to […]

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Weekend Recipe: Sabrina Ghayour’s Spiced Rack of Lamb with Pomegranate Sauce

When I was younger, I perceived rack of lamb to be the height of sophistication and considered it best left for eating in fancy restaurants. I never knew just how easy and quick it was […]

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Magic Pancakes

This recipe uses basic science to fascinating effect – colourchanging pancakes, packed with goodness, all thanks to grated beetroot and a few common ingredients. (more…)

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Coping with negative comments

No matter how cheerful your posts are, you will invariably have to deal with some naysayers and nasties at some point. OK, it doesn’t exactly require riot gear to moderate your comment threads, but thick […]

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What type of blogger are you?

Even before you start blogging it’s worth thinking for a moment about the type of blogger you’re going to be. Your motivations for blogging, and the style of blog that suits your creative type, will […]

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