Monthly Archives: May 2011

Annals of exotic ingredients – bottarga

A few months ago a good friend who’s worked as a chef all across Europe came to visit from Italy, and brought a big bag of top-notch culinary swag with him. Among semi-cured salamis, aged carnaroli rice, artisan neapolitan spaghetti … Continue reading

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Lancashire Cheese Board

On a recent trip up to the northern wilds, I stopped off at the really rather good Lower Sizergh Barn farm shop, which is the kind of place you go in thinking “I’m just here to get one thing…” and … Continue reading

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Belgian beef – carbonnades a la flamande

Beef stews are a thing of wonder and as I live in the low countries, here’s a (nearly) local classic. Although I live in Holland and this is a Belgian recipe, it’s originally from the Dutch-speaking Flemish part of Belgium … Continue reading

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