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Yotam Ottolenghi’s puy lentils

I celebrated the end of a vegetarian Lent with scampi and chicken bites at Scarborough’s wonderful Clock Café. This is my favourite cafe in the world, it’s fabulously old school with a menu that probably hasn’t changed in 40 years. 439 more words

I am the Mollusc King

When it comes to the battle of the molluscs, cephalopods win tentacles down.
Yotam Ottolenghi


Energy of Food

“The smells of slow cooking spread around the house and impart a unique warmth matched only by the flavour of the food.”-Yotam Ottolenghi

Salads as art

I’ve been reviewing salad cookbooks for The Real Review and Savour, Salads for all Seasons from chef, Peter Gordon has me entranced.

Let’s get one thing straight: these are no ordinary salads. 423 more words

Song for the Dumpling

It’s been too long.

There are no excuses.

But needless to say, it would take something a bit more interesting to lure me back here to blog about my cooking. 574 more words

How I Spent My Snowy Day

Baking cake; specifically, an orange-scented, olive oil- and yogurt-laden confection with chucks of semisweet and bittersweet chocolate.

It’s a riff on a recipe that appeared last week in the… 372 more words



Have been meaning to make Mayonnaise for a while, but always found the reason not to. Today didn’t have an excuse.

Used Yotam Ottolenghi recipe…  next time will have to do half size. 63 more words