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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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Curry Goat

There’s an excellent West Indian takeaway on Clapham High Street and they make a pretty mean curry goat. Tender morsels of delicious goat meat in a dark spicy sauce spiked with pieces of potato. Yum! I’ve been thinking about making … Continue reading

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Strictly aromatic pork with ginger, chilli and soy

This is a perfect Saturday night supper and definitely special enough to serve to friends and family. It’s our go-to favourite when we’re in watching ‘Strictly’ on a cold winter evening. The soft aromatic pork in its spicy asian-style sauce … 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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Red plum, lime and coriander chutney

I’m not much of a jam maker but I do LOVE a home made chutney or pickle. They always beat a commercially made version hands down. The sticky thickness and deep flavour has to come from gentle, slow reduction, not … Continue reading

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