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Happy new hummus

Hello all and happy new year! Christmas and its many distractions have rather got in the way of cooking and writing recently. The long and drawn out hangovers of the festive season, along with the good intentions of getting up … Continue reading

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Jim’s Plan: Stay at Home and Get Paid

By a stroke of luck, Sunday had me dining with the legendary Jim Haynes at his studio apartment in Paris. Far, far ahead of London and our own pop-up diner movement, Jim has been entertaining and hosting hoards of unknown … Continue reading

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Purple sprouting broccoli: from patch to plate

With permission from the neighbours, we’ve been helping ourselves to some beautiful purple sprouting broccoli from the allotment.  Its intense flavour is best accentuated with a light steaming. I served it as an accompaniment to pork chops but it also … 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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Last night’s jerk salmon, goats’ cheese & rocket salad.

It was Ellie’s turn to host at Electric Mansions last night and my turn to cook, with the help of an amazing jerk marinade courtesy of Barbeque Man who has promised to reveal the secret recipe in our summer barbeque … Continue reading

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