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Roast Salsify with Ginger, Lemon, Honey & Butter

Salsify needs long, slow cooking to achieve softeness and caramelisation.

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Braised Leeks in Oyster Sauce

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I love leeks and its a good job because they seem to be in the veg box delivery every week at the moment. I’ve done them buttered, creamed and baked in white sauce.  I was running out of ideas when Continue reading

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Artichoke, Roast Garlic & Soya Bean Salad with Champagne Vinegar Dressing

Artichoke, Roast Garlic and Soya Bean Salad with Lemon DressingGlobe Artichokes are more hassle than they’re worth in my opinion. They are a member of the thistle family and what little flesh there is to eat on them is hard work to extract. I know they have their fans, especially in Castroville in California which proudly proclaims itself  ‘The Artichoke Centre of the World’ and holds an annual festival in the artichoke’s honour. Whilst thats one food festival I wouldn’t go out of my way to attend I recently found two artichokes in my veg box which had to be dealt with. I wanted to find a way to serve them that Continue reading

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