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Tavas – Cypriot braised beef with potatoes, tomato and oregano

Tavas is a popular dish from the island of Cyprus that is incredibly simple to make and full of robust Mediterranean flavours. The Cypriots often use cinnamon in savoury dishes; they sprinkle it on chicken skin and over potatoes before … Continue reading

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Mussel pilaf with dill

Rick Stein has made some wonderful food and travel programmes, we’ve loved the recent one about Cornwall, the rerun of Secret France and repeats of Long Weekends. We saw this ┬ámussel pilaf being made at a restaurant in the Thessaloniki … Continue reading

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Chennai chicken curry

The star ingredient in this curry is the fenugreek in my Chennai spice mix; the method of cooking onions and then adding ginger, garlic and chilli paste with some thick yoghurt before the other ingredients is the one I picked … Continue reading

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