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Kulfi

Kulfi - how to get it right

The Indian equivalent to ice cream, kulfi, is distinctive and delicious. If you’ve never tried it, then it’s definitely time you rectified that.

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Red cabbage and potato hash

Red cabbage and potato hash

I’d only ever eaten corn beef hash in the past, which was tasty in a definitely-not-good-for-you kind of a way. You might wonder what makes something a ‘hash’.

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Pasta con ceci

Pasta con ceci

You need a few staples that are quick and easy to throw together, but nevertheless reward even the little time you put in by being better than anything you’d get from a can.

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Eggs Benedict

Eggs Benedict

I’m not unusual in loving Eggs Benedict - my breakfast of choice if I happen to be having breakfast in an establishment that serves it.

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5-year aged Gouda

5-year aged Gouda

I mentioned a couple of posts ago that I recently visited the fabulous cheese stall in Norwich market, and acquired some beautiful, luscious Vacherin Mont D’Or. What I neglected to mention was that I also spotted a cheese that I have been waiting over a decade to buy.

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Vacherin Mont D'Or

Vacherin Mont D’Or

The ultimate in winter luxury, this fantastic gooey cheese, served meltingly hot and luscious from the oven, is one of those seasonal indulgences I try to get in at least once per year.

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Sous vide leg of lamb

Sous vide leg of lamb

I’m not sure why, but something possessed me to buy a leg of lamb the other day. It was on offer at half price - that might have had something to do with it.

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