Category: Untested

Recipes I have yet to try.

Pigs’ Cheeks

Pigs’ Cheeks (most seem to write it as Pig’s Cheeks, which seems to imply a single pig) have become very popular in recent years, particularly in Spain, so here’s a recipe to try that uses them. Long, slow cooking is

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Almond Tart

One from Rick Stein’s Long Weekends series – Lisbon, in this case, hence the Portugal tag – which was great if you could avoid the title music. Mr. Stein said he doesn’t do complex desserts and this certainly isn’t. IMHO,

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Prawns with Cardamom, Vanilla & Coconut

This sounded like an interesting starter, perhaps to begin an evening of spicey food. I got this from the Wine Society blog. Planning serves: 4 preparation time: 15 mins cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients 16 tiger prawns, defrosted if frozen

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Crab Linguine

I’ve been after a decent crab pasta recipe for a while after failing to make notes on a more complicated spider crab recipe by Gary Rhodes. This is certainly much simpler and looks worth a try, not that there appears

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Dill and Cucumber Sauce

Odd though this may sound, I find salmon a little dull. Maybe this is because of the amount farmed and that it has become one of the cheapest fish on the market. The wild stuff is good, the organic farmed

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Thai Chicken Red Curry

This is a slightly modified transcription from Muoi Khuntilanont’s Kitchen. It is as yet untried. You can find a recipe for the red curry paste on this site also. Naturally, Thai aubergines are notoriously difficult to find in England. I

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Thai Red Curry Paste

This is a slightly modified transcription fromMuoi Khuntilanont’s Kitchen. It is as yet untried. The red and green of Thai so-called-by-us curry pastes actually refers to the colour of the chillies used. Muoi Khuntilanont uses dried chillies in the red

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Pots au Chocolat

Untried as yet, this one is from Waitrose Food Illustrated . Few peiople can resist a chocolate rush, though, so it should be good. Planning serves: 6 preparation time: 20 mins cooking time: 12 hrs Ingredients 200g plain chocolate (70%)

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Fennel Risotto

Untried as yet – from Waitrose Food Illustrated . It may be difficult – I’ve never seen baby fennel! Planning serves: 6 preparation time: 45 mins cooking time: 15 mins Ingredients 8 baby fennel bulbs, tops and fronds chopped and

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Citrus-Braised Lamb Shanks

Untested as yet – from Waitrose Food Illustrated . Planning serves: 4 preparation time: 30 mins cooking time: 2¾ hrs Ingredients 3 tbs olive oil 1 carrot, finely chopped 1 onion, finely chopped 2 celery sticks, finely chopped 2 tbs

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