Ingredient Archives: green shallots

charred squid pasta

Charred Squid, Tomatoes, Capers, Pasta

In terms of flavour per dollar squid is tough to beat. It’s often one of the cheapest things at the fishmonger, and if you can get it fresh it’s super. Even frozen it’s pretty damn good. And squid loves the flavours I love: smoke, tomatoes, rosemary, capers, ginger, garlic, lemon and white wine. Pick two […]

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Stir Fried Collards with Coconut

Stir-fried Collards with Coconut and Halloumi

  Coconuts are a marvel of the botanic world. Almost every part of the plant is put to good use in some way. In Sanskrit they are known as Kalpa Vriksha or  The tree which provides all the necessities of life Which I think is a rather beautiful and apt description. The fibre from the husk […]

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roast roots and wilted arugula

Roasted Root Salad and wilted Arugula — A fine dish for the change in seasons

Sometimes the tiniest bit of seasoning or subtlest flavour can define a dish. When I was planning to make this warm roasted root salad and wilted arugula as a bridge from winter into spring I had some things in mind. I didn’t want the roots to be too heavy and figured that lemon would lift […]

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