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Thomasina Miers’ recipe for Mexican roast cauliflower with coriander rice and almonds | The Simple Fix

A marinade of chillies, spices and garlic is a great way to coax complex flavours and textures out of cauliflower, and goes wonderfully with jewelled rice Barbacoa is a celebratory dish from central Mexico: the marinade of chillies, spices and ...

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Nigel Slater’s sweet potato soup with fried mushrooms recipe

A deep, rich, thick vegetable soup for a cold winter’s day Peel 1 kg of sweet potatoes and roughly chop them. Put them into a medium to large saucepan with 1 litre of vegetable stock and bring to the boil. ...

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Felicity Cloake’s mince pie masterclass: an easy step-by-step recipe | Felicity Cloake’s masterclass

How to make proper mince pies, with crumbly, rich pastry and fruity filling. They put shop-bought ones completely in the shade When people claim they don’t like mince pies, I feel compelled to assure them it’s just the commercial version ...

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The Leaping Hare, Suffolk: ‘One of the good ones’ – restaurant review

Locals have been loving the Leaping Hare for ages – and it doesn’t put a foot wrong The Leaping Hare, Wyken Vineyards, Stanton, Suffolk IP31 2DW (01359 250 287). Starters £6.95-£9.95, mains £14.95-£29.95, desserts £4.95-£6.95, three-course lunch £22, wines from ...

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An alternative use for scallop roe

Diver-caught scallops are fresher, less environmentally harmful, and include the best bit many fishmongers leave out, the roe Cream-coloured scallops with their bright coral roes are an exquisite treat to be savoured in their entirety. Some fishmongers sell them shelled ...

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Boxing clever: recipes for sweet Christmas gifts | Helen Goh

Following last week‘s mini-collection of edible Christmas gifts comes this assortment of sweet treats to box up for loved ones: hazelnut brittle, marmalade rugelach, lime chocolate truffles and treacle gingerbread stars Prep 10 minCool 4 hr+Cook 1 hrMakes About 40 ...

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Salad, soup and pasta: Yotam Ottolenghi’s parmesan recipes

Three different ways of bringing out the savoury charms of Italy’s favourite cheese: in a pasta classic with an off-grid, Middle Eastern twist, a punchy sprout salad and a cheery vegetable broth The making of parmesan is a strict affair, ...

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Meera Sodha’s vegan recipe for nam jim aubergine salad with wild rice

Aubergines and herby wild rice, tossed in a punchy, salty-sour Thai sauce that, once tasted, you will make again and again Up and down the length and breadth of Thailand’s tables, you’ll find dipping sauces of various kinds sitting quietly ...

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