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Interpreting an Ottolenghi Cauliflower and Hazelnut Salad

My lovely friend in Boston recently made me a present of Ottolenghi and Tamimi’s ‘Jerusalem’ and a what a welcome gift that was; if I hadn’t bent over backwards to buy the book in the first place (it was first … Continue reading

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Head Nodding, Sighing and Enjoying Roman-style Oxtail Stew – Coda di bue alla vaccinara

This is a fourth post that I am writing on His Excellency The Oxtail Stew (coda di bue alla vaccinara) … which tells me two things.  One … that I like it and two, that I like to play around … Continue reading

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St Valentine and the Marriage of True Minds – A Pseudo Mexican Mole?

So there I am, leafing through some notes and quotes of a very dog-eared exercise book, looking to be inspired by romantic love and the celebration of Saint Valentine’s day. I find myself very drawn to the Persian sultriness of … Continue reading

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