Recipes

Best Lamb Curry Ever!

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Every time I make this curry I always get asked what I added and how I made it, so I thought I would write it down and add it to my recipe collection. This is a great recipe to really turn up the heat, or if you prefer to keep it milder then add a little coconut cream at the end.

Orange & Cinnamon Brioche

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Brioche is an enriched sweet bread often eaten at special occasions in France. This is a recipe for a 1kg loaf but you can make these into small individual brioches if you like, and add any sweet spices such as nutmeg, cloves and even saffron.

Slow Cooked Spiced Lamb

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Slow cooking is a great way to extract as much flavour as possible, and spices will only get better the longer you have to infuse them.

Mustard Greens

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I love green veggies. Spinach, kale, broccoli, you name it, I love it! This recipe uses spinach, watercress and rocket but you can add any greens you fancy. Toasted pine nuts stirred through after wilting is a great addition too.

Coffee Nutty Pecan Cake

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Having a slice of cake with a coffee is a real treat and almost a must in my home. This coffee and pecan cake covers both bases, and you can add a splash of Marsala or Tia Maria if you fancy making it boozy.

Basic White Loaf

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Every keen baker needs a good go-to basic white loaf recipe, and this is mine.

Chilli Cheese Sablés

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Sablé is the French word for ‘sand’ and is a biscuit – almost like shortbread. It has the most delicious, crumbly texture which should only be baked until light golden brown.

Salt Baked Bream with Coriander & Lemon

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Baking fish in salt is one of the surest way to keep it soft and succulent. I like to use rock salt with a little coriander seed and lemon to create my crust. And don’t be shocked by the amount of salt you need – it’s purely for the crust and you won’t eat any of it.

Roasted Chilli & Carrot Soup

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When chillies are roasted their flavour completely changes, and it is sweet as well as hot.

Sweet & Sour Lentils with Roasted Aubergine

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These lentils get their unique sweet and sour flavour from tamarind. Known as the ‘date of India’ it has both a sticky sweetness and also a tangy sourness. The aubergines are slightly crispy and add a beautiful texture against the silky lentils.

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