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KEBAB KING CHICKEN SHAWARMA

I am a man who likes routine and on arrival to Beirut I have a very set agenda: head to my rented apartment in Mar Mikhael – I always choose one in this neighbourhood, it’s […]

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Spring Fishcakes

This recipe came to me almost immediately when I was jotting down ideas for dishes for this chapter. Convinced that I had enjoyed these fishcakes when I still lived in Russia, I asked my mum […]

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Vegetarian Hokkien Mee

  Hokkien Mee is a Malaysian Chinese dish that is usually topped with pork and shrimp and served on egg noodles. My vegetarian version swaps the meat and shellfish for braised Chinese mushrooms and minced […]

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Chocolate meringue brownie

This is all chewy meringue and sticky, oozy, gooey chocolate. If you serve it still warm, the chocolate will be molten; however, it is just as good cold, and is a great make-ahead recipe. Either […]

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Baked sweet potato, chorizo, mushrooms & egg

Sweet and earthy, always a winning combination. You can leave the egg off , or use bacon lardons instead of chorizo, if you prefer. A great, gooey, savoury-sweet plateful. Serves 2 2 sweet potatoes 3 […]

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GRILLED HALLOUMI FLATBREADS WITH PRESERVED LEMON & BARBERRY SALSA

This is my version of a taco, but with all the punch and vibrancy you would associate with Middle Eastern flavours. You can substitute the halloumi for Indian paneer or tofu. The flatbreads alone are […]

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Meet the Chef: Emily Leary

What is your earliest food memory?   Probably cooking with my lovely mum. Or if not that, my dad offering me £8.50 (that’s how much he had in his wallet!) to try a tiny spoonful […]

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BUTTERNUT SQUASH WAFFLES

These have a delightfully gentle orange hue and sweet flavour, and can be enjoyed with savoury or sweet toppings. You will need a waffle iron, but if you don’t have one, you could make fluffy […]

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TRIPLE BERRY HOTCAKES

Who can say no to a pancake breakfast? By a clever feat of culinary trickery, these bad boys pack a good 4 port ions of fruit into every serving. I love it when ‘health food’ […]

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St Patrick’s Day Supper

SALT-BAKED POTATO WITH CRÉME FRAICHE & IRISH TROUT CAVIAR SODA-BREADED BACON CHOPS WITH IRISH HONEY & WHISKEY DIP & COLCANNON GUINNESS CARAMEL TIRAMISU SALT-BAKED POTATO WITH CRÉME FRAICHE & IRISH TROUT CAVIAR One of my […]

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Meet the Chef: Alissa Timoshkina

What is your earliest food memory?  One episode springs up in my mind very vividly. I went on my first holiday with my mom and grandparents to a seaside resort of Sochi. I must have […]

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Golubtsy for the Lazy: a Layered Cabbage Pie

Ever since I moved to the UK, I’ve come to realise that cabbage has a bad reputation here. The quintessential symbol of bad and smelly Eastern European cuisine, this nutrient-rich brassica is generally named as […]

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