Tag Archives: Capers

2 courses for 3 loved ones

Feeding friends is one of the easiest things to do. On a school night, when the skies are dark and the tube is on strike, the fact that they’re willing to schlep their way south for a bowl of something … Continue reading

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Return of the scotch egg

It turns out scotch eggs are nothing at all to do with the Scots. There I was on Saturday, back in the beach hut exactly a year on from last October’s foray into scotch egg-manufacturing and rolling out an efficient … Continue reading

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Summer/Autumn Collection

Crikey O Riley, there’s a nip in the air! The sun, who every now and then peers round our corner of the globe, seems to have brought with him the dawn of a new season. It’s a little like he … Continue reading

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The day has come

I’ve never allowed myself to eat anchovies until yesterday, when I thumbed a copy of River Café Cook Book Easy and dared myself to buy a jar of those hairy, slippery fillets.  It is to Ruth Rogers and Rose Gray … Continue reading

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Le Rosbif

I recently had a hunk of my mum’s cold, pink roast beef in the fridge and some rocket left over from our Salad Club supper. In less than 3 minutes, I sawed at the joint and piled the ingredients onto … Continue reading

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A sharp grilled chicken and courgette salad

Grill your strips of chicken breast and finely sliced lengths of courgette at the same time, at separate ends of the rack, both with a little black pepper and lemon juice to stop them from sticking. Meanwhile, arrange some mixed … Continue reading

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