Tag Archives: Garlic

Far eastern chicken curry

To tell the truth, this is a bit of a mongrel curry I made up because I was defrosting my fridge freezer and wanted to use up a pack of chicken and some lemongrass stalks I found in there along … Continue reading

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Sicilian pasta with cauliflower and tomato cream sauce

I’m in the process of writing a new book about cooking with vegetables so I’m constantly on the lookout for new ways to cook with some old favourites. I’m used to putting cauliflower with cream, cheese or spice but not … Continue reading

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Chickpea and bulgar wheat salad with fresh herb dressing

The nutty flavours of bulgur wheat and chickpeas go beautifully with the fresh olive oil and lemon dressing and the tang of the fresh herbs in this delicious Middle Eastern salad. It’s great with roasted and BBQ meats, or as … Continue reading

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Cumin spiced lentils with pasta and caramelised onions

Savoury side dishes that mix spiced grains, lentils and pasta are very common in Middle Eastern cookery and this is one of my favourites. It’s wonderful as part of a mezze-style lunch or supper with roast lamb or chicken. Tasty, quick, … Continue reading

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Roast hake with chermoula on a bed of new potatoes and tomatoes

We’re lucky that the excellent Mummery Brothers sell all kinds of delicious fresh seafood on the market in Bury St Edmunds. You can make this dish with any meaty white fish such as cod and haddock but this delicious hake caught our eye … Continue reading

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