Tag Archives: Parmesan

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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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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Mrs Martin’s carbonara

Spaghetti carbonara is one of those super-quick and easy to make suppers that uses just a few ingredients and tastes sublime. The secret to dishes like this is that the individual ingredients must be of very good quality. Pancetta not … Continue reading

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Exotic mushroom arrosto

Or, posh oven-baked mushroom risotto! I noticed that the wild mushroom crop is emerging in our local woodland as I crunched through the early autumn leaves at the weekend. I’m not a confident forager, and I urge anyone who does … Continue reading

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Pea and ham risotto

What makes a great risotto? The secret to a great risotto (apart from the 20 minutes of patience it takes to stir it) is the stock and using good quality rice such as Arborio or Carnaroli. If you don’t have … Continue reading

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