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Crab & Prawn Tempura Fritters

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December 29, 2015 · 9:05 am

Smoked Salmon & Asparagus with Garlic Aoli and Parmesan Crisps.

Summer on a plate. That’s how I would describe this starter. It has so many different gifts to offer – sweet asaparagus, rich salmon, tangy parmesan and aoli that manages Continue reading

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Green Tiger Prawns

I first came across green tiger prawns in Veerswamy in Picadilly. When I saw them on the menu I was intrigued Continue reading

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Sticky Chinese ‘Ribs’ (belly pork, actually)

I love good sticky Chinese ribs but the problem is that there is never enough actual meat on them. I know that cooking meat on the bone adds flavour but Continue reading

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Lemon Chicken Liver Pate with Black Onion Marmalade.

I am a bit of a loss to understand why chicken liver pate doesn’t seem to get the recognition it deserves. The recipe could not be easier, the ingredients are cheap and the results are just delicious. Continue reading

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Indian Mackerel Pate with Kaloonji Seed & Chilli Flatbreads

 

This Indian Mackerel Pate recipe came about because I was watching Saturday Kitchen this weekend and saw Rick Stein do a wonderfully simple mackerel dish with an Indian spice rub. Continue reading

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Copy Cat Indian Mussels

 

I love trying to re-create dishes I have eaten in restaurants at home. Some are harder than others. The mussels I ate at Veeraswamy is one such dish. The spicing was so subtle yet so aromatic that it has taken a few attempts to replicate it. Continue reading

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