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Home Cooking Skills

primbondh/ July 6, 2022/ General

For as long as I had cooked, the Italian nonna – the principle of her, anyway – had been an exasperating presence at my shoulder. That stout, impatient matron, no longer young but foremost at the stove, arms folded and breathing soft, Cynar-scented disapproval on my neck. Constructed a meal around a morning’s market-haul of simple, perfect produce. Her instinct for food was marrow-deep, beyond thought, neurological. Curry leaves, fresh herbs such as coriander and mint, green chillies and fresh coconut can all be frozen for meals that transport you to more exotic climes after a long day’s work.

  • Laurie Colwin writes about food with love, lightness and an elegant intimacy reminding us that cooking is about life not recipes.
  • Nisha, a dedicated curry evangelist, has fond hopes for Mowgli’s growth and she still insists on hand picking curry virgins for her kitchens, hand training each new Mowgli chef.
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Best Batch Cooking Recipes

primbondh/ July 2, 2022/ General

Alison has promised Dermot the most “delicious meal he’ll ever eat”. She’s taking over the kitchen today to make her mum’s classic dish. 60% of each page is blank white, with a few random stars and borders and swirly letters acting as padding. Most annoying are the ‘top tips’ boxes on each page, filled with useful things like ‘use the freshest ingredients you can get your hands on’.

A perfect cake to serve as a gluten-free treat, that’s so delicious everyone will want some. This recipe is inspired by the chocolate nemesis cake served in the River Café. To finish, add some olives, cherry tomatoes or tiny sprigs of rosemary. Whether you follow a vegetarian diet or are just trying not to eat meat every day, these tasty recipes are perfect weekday meals for the whole family.

‘Mulled’ means heated with spices, which is just the thing for the cold … Read More