Monthly Archives: July 2011

A summer supper – celery ratatouille, seared broccoli and fried & roasted potatoes

No weird ingredients, no offal, even no meat – for a change! I made this a few weeks ago, on one of the few fine weekends we’ve had. I’ve been enjoying celery a lot recently, and one of my favourite … Continue reading

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Cheek & Leeks

The humble pigs cheek is another one of those oft overlooked cheap cuts that are really quite delicious. Historically cooked in this country as bath chaps, and of course in a traditional spaghetti alla carbonara you should use guanciale, cured … Continue reading

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Heston Blumenthal’s Dinner

Our first proper restaurant review, of Heston Blumenthal’s new venture, Dinner. Luckily for me, one of my friends had managed to get in quick with a reservation when they opened (about three months ago) – the Tuesday after the Bank … Continue reading

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