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Entries from February 2021

Gnudi with spring greens

February 27th, 2021 · No Comments

If, as Yumblog, you like the idea of gnocchi but in reality find them a tad disappointing after all the faff they take to make, then perhaps you should try their lesser known but more interesting cousin, gnudi. You say gnocchi, we say gnudi.

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Tags: Main Course · Vegetarian

A-Z tour of the world – Afghanistan

February 27th, 2021 · No Comments

Salted Afghan biscuits – Kulcheh shor After the media sensation and critical acclaim of our ‘Celebration of Europe’ culinary road trip (‘A timely reminder of the beauty of cultural diversity’ – The Daily Mail), we thought we’d further defy the lockdown and travel the globe alphabetically in search of exotic treats and exciting flavours. Afghanistan […]

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Tags: Afgan · Baking · Biscuits · Bread · Vegetarian

Valentines fish burger with herby tartar sauce

February 14th, 2021 · 2 Comments

Saint Valentine visited Yumblog Villas on Sunday bearing Philosophy Football gifts, homemade cards and 650g of wet fish. All were welcome and put to good use. If you fancy cooking the delicious looking burger below, be forewarned this recipe requires around 3 hours put aside for salting and chilling … that said, it’s not as […]

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Tags: Bread · Fish · Main Course · Seafood

Potato stuffed flatbread – Kachaloo bolani

February 12th, 2021 · No Comments

These stuffed flatbreads are fairly substantial and so are traditionally simply served with yoghurt and/or chutney. However it had been a long and punishing trek up the Hindu Kush and by the time we made camp we were famished, so we ate ours accompanied by the braised aubergines below.

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Tags: Afgan · Bread · Main Course · vegan · Vegetarian

Braised aubergine with yoghurt dressing – Banjaan borani

February 12th, 2021 · No Comments

Having acquired a taste for lockdown travel we thought we’d take a relaxing last-minute weekend break to Afghanistan. Along with the Speedos, flip flops and factor 50, we packed Parwana – Recipes and stories from an Afgan kitchen – the latest addition to the culinary wing of the Yumblog library. Banjaan borani is the first […]

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Tags: Afgan · Main Course · Vegetarian · Yoghurt

Easy wholemeal bread (made with self-raising flour and lager)

February 7th, 2021 · 1 Comment

You’re very unlikely to have wholemeal self-raising flour unless, like us, you bought some by mistake. Worry not dear reader(s), the conventional white version will serve just as well.

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Tags: Baking · Beer · Bread · vegan · Vegetarian

Dark Chunky Marmalade

February 6th, 2021 · 1 Comment

Tis the season to be marmalading and what better a way of spending your locked-down hours than preparing a two-stage chunky dark marmalade? Imagine your friends’ delight when you deliver to them a jar of this delicious breakfast fodder. Imagine.

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Tags: Breakfast · Jam · vegan · Vegetarian(ish)

Braised pointed cabbage with melted Emmental and crispy crumb topping

February 3rd, 2021 · No Comments

So after queueing for only ten hours at Passport Control, here we are back in Blighty (108,013 mainly avoidable Covid deaths and counting). We had filled our suitcases with all sorts of tasty European goodies gathered on our tour but regrettably, after negotiating the barbed wire and daisy cutters of no-man’s land, all were confiscated […]

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Tags: Main Course · Rosemary · Vegetarian