Cypriot Inspired Bread Pudding

Last time I made bread pudding, amongst the wave of Good Old British nostalgia that overtakes me every time I make it, there was a small voice whispering to me as I stirred the milk into the chunks of bread."Maybe this would work with other flavours. Maybe this would work with tahini. Thought about rose …

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Winging It: Bulghur Wheat Burgers

This recipe is entirely Sabrina Ghayour’s fault. A lot of my cooking is her fault, to be honest. She posted a photo of these bulghur wheat balls, and I remembered I had a pack of the wheat to use up, so I hit the kitchen, soon discovering that I didn’t have coriander leaves, or an …

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Warm Salad of Cauliflower, Almonds and Garlic

It was Easter weekend, and I’d been cooking. As ever. I had bits and pieces to use up, so this salad came together as a way of doing so. Now I think I might be buying the ingredients purely to make it again! The almonds are used as a major flavour/texture component here, not just …

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Blood Orange, Almond and Pistachio Cake

I have finally succumbed to the blood orange fever that's been going around instagram and Twitter.I will now admit to never having actually eaten a blood orange, so after everyone was going on about them, I thought I should. Once I'd seen this recipe by Kellie at Food to Glow, then I really knew I …

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Melitzanasalata and last minute mash.

You know that thing where you’re out shopping, and you get all excited and inspired by ingredients, buy them, bring them home, then…forget them? Well, I always do that with aubergines, and tinned beans. Beans are great, I eat them a lot, so long as I don’t put the tins away in the cupboard. *rolls …

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Pastry, Baking Blind and a Nice Big Tart

I’m not a pastry maker. More of an eater, for sure, but making it and deploying it seems to be one of life’s mental blocks. Discovering you can make it in a food processor made the Making easier, but the deployment? I’m still pretty cack-handed. This is never going to be me. However, I have …

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