Category Archives: Grains, Pasta & Pulses

How to make Tortillas. Woman who prayed to a saint to help her to make perfect tortillas!

A film by Livia Radwanski of Maria Isabel Cuellar a Mexican woman from Guanajuato who describes how she prayed to the saint Senor de Villaseca to help her make perfect Tortillas!! Lovely! http://www.wellcomecollection.org/whats-on/exhibitions/infinitas-gracias/exhibition-films/maria-isabel-cuellar.aspx#.UTi1XLa06G0.wordpress Maria Isabel Cuellar and her son Rogelio Torres, Guanajuato … Continue reading

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Bread

James Corden, “Bread is my nemesis and I really believe that it has been sent to destroy me, to the core”…Kirsty Young, “and it’s personal?”…James “Yes.” James Corden on Desert Island Discs 12 February 2012 That’s me that is!…. I … Continue reading

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Ribollita – Tuscan Bean Soup with Cavalo Nero

I had Cavalo Nero (Tuscan Black Cabbage) in my veg box this week and remembered my recipe for this classic bean soup from Tuscany. Ribolitta means ‘reboiled’ as it is traditionally made, then reheated, and eaten the next day when … Continue reading

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Purple Sprouting Broccoli with Chickpeas, Pomegranate, Olives and Harrissa

Cheer me up food……Warming, filling, vibrant and colourful, to brighten up a very grey January day…..Easy peasy too……. Purple Sprouting Broccoli with Chickpeas, Pomegranate, Olives and Harrissa Serves 2

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Croutons – Spelt Soda Bread Croutons

I was boiling up some of the Mushroom Soup I had frozen, and fancied something with it, so I chopped up some stale Spelt Soda Bread (crust and all) into little cubes. Then I fried the croutons in a few … Continue reading

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Dinner At Mine Facebook Group

On the night of the launch we gave away goodie bags which included the dry ingredients, (you just needed to add the wet one’s.) and recipe to make a Spelt Soda Bread loaf. I’ve just set up this new Dinner … Continue reading

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Pork and Fig Spiedini with White Bean and Roquette Mash – My recipe in AnOther Magazine

So here’s my Pork and Fig Spiedini recipe  (from my book Dinner At Mine) with a little interview in AnOther MagazineThe three course menu also includes, Baked Beetroot and Tomato Salad, to start and Schiacciata Con L’uva, (Grape Bread) to serve with … Continue reading

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Sweetcorn Polenta

Sweetcorn Polenta   Don’t be fooled but the understated vision of this dish. If you like sweet corn, then you will adore this. Polenta is usually cooked using dried cornmeal, but this recipe uses the fresh corn kernels and makes … Continue reading

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