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Pork vindalho

The Portuguese-Indian colony of Goa was the birthplace of the vindaloo or vindahlo curry. It has a slightly bad rep in this country where dishes bearing this name are all about super-spicy chilli heat but the real thing is finer, full … Continue reading

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Cod with spicy tomato sauce

You’ll find a few baked white fish recipes on the website but this has to be one of our favourites.  Quick, tasty and colourful, the hot and spicy sauce with fennel and mustard seeds is a perfect foil for the … Continue reading

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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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Baked chicken in rose harissa sauce

I love this chicken dish; it’s one of those ‘What’s left in the fridge on Friday?’ recipes that just turns out to be a big hit. The yoghurt and rose harissa sauce is rich and spicy, a bit like a Middle Eastern … 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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