Category Archives: Guest post

A contribution from someone who isn’t Bron, Elly or Luke.

Karim’s Hot Sauce Recipe

Here is a guest post from my husband, Karim. Note that all measurements are very approximate; feel free to to alter to your taste. ¬†You can alter the consistency and thickness of the sauce towards the end if you need … Continue reading

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Saltimbocca bocca bocca

This is a recipe post, but I’m going to start it with an opinion. This is not a very fashionable view in some quarters, but I like veal. Moreover, I actually think that for meat eaters who also consume dairy … Continue reading

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Drunken chicken 2 – noodle soup

Chinese booze-themed sequels have an excellent pedigree, so in response to a request by Elly, I’m following up my my post on drunken chicken with a very simple recipe for noodle soup, using the heavily flavoured cooking liquid from the … Continue reading

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Drunken chicken

This is a short post to describe a (relatively) recent go I had at this classic Chinese way of poaching a whole chicken. I could go into huge detail for my enthusiasm for Chinese food, from hand made noodles to … Continue reading

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last night’s dinner: farinata

The posts had dried up a bit until recently, when Luke single handedly brough some action back to this blog. In a bid to prove it’s not a one-man operation, here’s a quick post from me about yesterday’s dinner. I … Continue reading

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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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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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