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Entries from November 2007

Anchovy Breadcrumb Spaghetti

November 26th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Anchovies. Along with avocados, tomatoes, asparagus, olives, prawns, marmite, facon, cheese, oranges, garlic, toast, squid, potato salad, humous, peanut butter, roasted peppers, gherkins, cashews, mustard, pasta, eggs, butter beans, smoked salmon and beer, anchovies are my favourite food.

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Tags: Fish · Main Course

January King Cabbage with Ricotta Toasts

November 26th, 2007 · No Comments

‘Dear Mr. Vernon, we accept the fact that we had to sacrifice a whole Saturday in detention for whatever it was we did wrong. But we think you’re crazy to make us write an essay telling you who we think we are. You see us as you want to see us. In the simplest terms. […]

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Tags: cheese · Main Course · Soup · Vegetarian

Seafood Tagliatelle

November 25th, 2007 · 3 Comments

If you’re lucky enough to live by the sea or a Waitrose, then use fresh seafood for this recipe. If you live anywhere else on this island, you’ll have to use frozen.

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Tags: Main Course · pasta · Seafood

Celeriac & Chestnut Soup

November 24th, 2007 · 2 Comments

This one goes out to VJ ‘Mr Prudence‘ – anarchist, transphormetic blogger, psychic geographer, algorithmic obsessive and occasional ActionScript guru. The other day he confessed he was in possession of a celeriac and asked what he could possibly do with it. I’m afraid my advice was a dismissive “either mash it or chuck it in […]

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Tags: Main Course · Soup · Starter · unusual foods · Vegetarian

Chickpea & Aubergine Casserole with Preserved Lemons

November 24th, 2007 · No Comments

I preserved some lemons in brine a few months ago, but to be honest they started to scare me as they lay suspended in their jar like some jaundiced medical exhibit. So what to do with them? Well you could do a lot worse than making this simple but admittedly time-consuming casserole.

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Tags: Main Course · Vegetarian

Spicy Lentil Soup

November 11th, 2007 · No Comments

Now there’s a thing. If you go to you just get a crappy illustration of ‘Lenny the Lentil’ and an email link, doesn’t seem to have been registered, and is the blog site of a senior network engineer called Robert Lister. I mention this only because I can’t think of an introduction […]

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Tags: Main Course · Soup · Starter · Vegetarian

Delia Smith’s Quick Wholemeal Rolls

November 11th, 2007 · No Comments

Now I’m a big fan of Delia, although I appreciate that some people are less enthusiastic. Whatever your opinion, compared with the current crop of TV cooks whether they be two hairy geordies on bikes, a simpering goddess on prozac, or a Michelin starred narcisist on EVERYbleedinTHING, Delia shines out as a beacon of understated […]

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Tags: Baking · Bread · Vegetarian

Herby Potato Gratin

November 3rd, 2007 · No Comments

Last week a report by the ‘World Cancer Research Fund’ found that among other things, bacon gives you cancer. The media gave this saturation coverage. At around the same time the German-based ‘Energy Watch Group’ concluded that global oil production peaked back in 2006. This barely got a mention.

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Tags: cheese · Main Course · Rant · Vegetarian