Entries tagged tomato paste

December 2nd, 2013

Salmon in chirimea sauce

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Another recipe from Jerusalem. I think after Nigel Slater’s Appetite it is now the cookbook that I’ve cooked the most recipes from. ┬áIt seems to be one of those cookbooks where everything turns out exactly like the picture. This was a really interesting dish. The sauce is quite spicy but subtle, and it includes roasted […]

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July 12th, 2013

Salami and buffalo mozzarella pizza

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I’ve been using another pizza dough recipe lately, one from Lucky Peach. It’s a bit of effort to make without a mixer with a dough hook (takes a lot of beating with a wooden spoon and a lot of messing kneading). It freezes really well though, so I have been making batches and freezing balls […]

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April 25th, 2013

Crab Curry

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This was a while ago now (just getting the blog back up to date after a busy time moving house). I volunteered to cook a crab curry using my grandmother’s recipe (above) for an Indian-themed feast at a friend’s house. I’d never cooked with crab before. I must admit, I did feel a little sad […]

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January 21st, 2011

Chilli? Burritos? Tacos? I never know what to call Mexican food…

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I’ve been getting in to Mexican food lately (especially after eating at the excellent Los Amates), but having never been to Mexico, I don’t have any real conception of what makes “authentic” Mexican food or even what you are supposed to call things. Our local gourmet supermaket now stocks these delicious tinned chiptole chillies in […]

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December 1st, 2010

Bolognese sauce

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I made bolognese sauce today. I’m semi-famous for my bolognese amongst certain friends, which is a little odd because I always seem to make it a different way. I use different a mix of meats (always beef; sometimes pork, veal, or chicken – this time beef, veal and pork), different vegetables (always onion and fresh […]

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