Forget cream cheese, sour cream or fiddly dips, just opt for labna over summer.
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Delicious anytime, but special enough for a festive meal.
I had a chat with Wendyl Nissen about 10 years ago. About chooks. Although we worked in the same industry at the time (magazineland) our paths had never crossed, but I knew she kept chooks, and as I wanted to get some, I got her number and called her. She’s one of those people who […]
Foraging pays off … make a yummy pesto from nasturtium leaves.
Quick quick, new knives in time for Christmas.
Pavarotti loved this so much, he asked me for the recipe. True!
Easy when you know how – try this method and produce lovely even slices, all edged with glaze.
Planning on eating your way around the world? Read this book before you leave home.
Look at the picture. Don’t even think about it. Just make it.
For a humdinger dish, leave the seeds in the chilli. Whaaaa!
Summer on a plate! Delicious and good for you. Rings all the bells … especially good for Xmas day.
Crunchy crackling is a gift from the gods. Don’t think about it as being naughty – I mean, how can it be when it gives you so much pleasure!
Don’t you hate a naked bean salad? I mean, if you wanted to eat undressed beans, you could just eat them straight out of the can. Come on! Dress it up. Make it tasty.
It’s weird and I don’t know why it works, but soft-cooked eggs on squished avocado just tastes so damned good.
Succulent prawns with the crunch of a good salad, doused in a sweet sour sesame dressing with a nice bite of chilli is just the thing for hot weather.
It could be that pomegranates were the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden. They’re nothing much to look at on the outside but the clusters of ruby-red jewel-like seeds inside could have seduced even the staunchest of hearts.
Thanks California for helping us out over winter … but we don’t need you now. Oh, oops, though would you mind sending us your pomegranates for our festive tables? Ta.
Santa’s snack is ready. Bread and water. Not.
You know the saying ‘A watched pot never boils.’? Add another saying to the list: ‘An unstirred dish of chicken nibbles, potatoes and peppers will burn.’ Apart from that, this dish is a doddle.
Bang the gong! This is awesome.
Author Emma Warren makes a mean Crema Catalana. See how.
If you can find it in a deli, finely shaved duck jamón, tossed through at the end, dresses up this salad beautifully.
Catalan cuisine – edgy, surprising, intriguing, comforting. New book by Emma Warren.
I love the striking colour of radicchio and the way it lifts a bowl of green salad … and it’s refreshing minerally bitter bite in other dishes.
Pretty as a picture – artful leftovers.
Deal to them – no mercy – lop the tops off the buggers along with any other spiky unloveable parts.