Utterly delicious goodness going on with this tomato and white bean stew. Continue reading “Tomato & Cannellini Bean Stew”
I dream of these little babies. Have done since the first time I had them in a Turkish restaurant in Stoke Newington years ago. So far back in fact, that restaurant isn’t there anymore.
These dreamy, delicate iconic Turkish morsels, Kaymaklı kayısı tatlısı in their mother tongue, hail from Cappadocia. Where fairy chimneys dominate the landscape and underground cities rule beneath. I’ve not made that up. Continue reading “Stuffed Apricots”
The only way to eat tomatoes from now on. This combination is to die for. Continue reading “Confit Tomatoes with Thick Yoghurt”
More British summer antics equals more mouthwatering soups from the Moro cookbook, by Sam and Sam Clark.
It may not be much of a looker but like french onion soup, this Sopa de Setas packs a real punch flavour wise and ought be equally adored the world over. Continue reading “Mushroom & Almond Soup with Fino”
Up your soup game with this dramatic number from Sam and Sam Clark’s cookbook Moro, the first one. Continue reading “Beetroot & Black Cumin Soup”
In Turkey and presumably elsewhere round those lovely Mediterranean ends, spinach is produced and sold with the roots still attached. Continue reading “Spinach Stem Salad / Ispanak Kökü Salatası”
This recipe is from Epirus, northern Greece, via Rick Stein’s beautiful book From Venice to Istanbul. And rounds off the Beans beans beans! compilation to a tee. Continue reading “Gigantes with Tomatoes & Horta”
We’ve got a little gathering of bean dishes coming up next for ya, inspired by a gift of magic beans from our roving reporter.
These stunning beans caught the eye of said reporter in a supermarket in Nairobi, beckoning her with their unique beauty. So she bought some and brought them home. Continue reading “Beans beans beans!”
Truly love artichokes but find I’m rarely up to the preparation challenges they present. Continue reading “Roasted Baby Artichokes with Fennel & Lemon”