Tag Archives: aubergine

Spicy lamb and pepper stew with aubergine mash

This has to be one of my favourite dishes from the Rick Stein series he did on Eastern Mediterranean cookery. I’ve made it a few times now and adapted the recipe ingredients and method slightly by using e.g. tinned rather than … Continue reading

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Lamb stew with aubergines and mint

Long before any of the current hipster chefs started promoting the delights of Middle Eastern food, there was Claudia Roden. She was the Cairo-born writer who, many years ago, introduced me and countless others to making wonderfully authentic Turkish, Persian, … Continue reading

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Lamb Zagora (with sausages or lamb neck fillet)

My local butcher, David Hubbard at St Olaves Precinct in Bury St Edmunds, makes his own delicious sausages in a number of different varieties (he also has a van on Bury Market). I buy his classic pork sausages for breakfast … Continue reading

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Grilled aubergine and courgette salad with tahini sauce

If you’re a fan of Ottolenghi-style Middle-Eastern dishes, you’ll love this super-easy, fresh tasting grilled aubergine and courgette salad with its creamy yoghurt and tahini sauce. This recipe serves four as a side dish but it’s one of those rustic … Continue reading

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#Meatfreeweek aubergine curry

Much to my amusement, I discovered that not only was it #Meatfreeweek this week but also #NationalButchersweek. Deliberate counter-campaign, coincidence,  sweet irony or bad planning? Anyway, I publish so many meat-based posts that I thought I’d share my all-time favourite vegetarian … Continue reading

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