Piedmontese peppers

Simple but utterly delicious. Served with a decent crusty bread, Piedmontese peppers are an incredibly easy way to turn some fairly basic ingredients into something wonderful. Some versions of this recipe add the anchovy before the peppers go into the oven but I prefer them added to the peppers after you remove them from the […]

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Potato & Dill

This is the ultimate Indian potato-based dish. The distinctive taste of dill adds a fragrant sweetness to the earthy turmeric-coated potatoes. Ingredients 5 or 6 medium potatoes cut into bite-sized pieces 3 bunches of dill, stalks removed 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil 3 cloves of garlic a pinch of black mustard seeds 2 green chillies, sliced 1/2 teaspoon […]

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Red Slaw

This Red Slaw is quick and simple. I’ve not used mayo as I wanted something fresh and crunchy without any sloppiness. This slaw really suits being matched with rich meats and BBQ food. The sesame seeds don’t add that much in the way of flavour – it’s more about the texture. And that’s important. Here’s […]

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Roast peppers in olive oil

These are the type of thing you see reduced in supermarkets as they go past their best. Roasting them and storing them is a great way of preserving very cheap ingredients. Rub them with olive oil and roast in a hot oven until the skin is black and charred. Once cooked, place them in a […]

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