Monthly Archives: October 2012

Spiced Beef Brisket – Slow Cooker

Madhur Jaffrey’s Curry Made easy contains a recipe for a Sri Lankan Beef Smore , a spiced brasied beef dish,  she suggests using a beef shoulder meat tied, chuck or brisket. I am always looking for new recipes for brisket … Continue reading

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Sustainable Sushi – Mackerel Sashimi and Smoked Mackerel Sushi Rolls

This week Nick was sitting his first exam in more than 20 years. When I asked what he wanted to eat to celebrate the end he said sushi. Visits to conveyor belt restaurants are definitely out with Em – pretty … Continue reading

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Chicken and Barberry Rice

Whenever I see a bag of strange ingredients I am compelled to buy them , this time barberries, small sour berries a traditional Iranian ingredient for a classic dish Zereshk Polow (Barberry Rice with Chicken)  I was dubious that a … Continue reading

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Fish Tagine (Pressure Cooker)

Tagine are traditionally slow-braised at low temperature, ate mounds of them during a holiday in Marrakech , usually I will cook a tagine in the slow cooker, usually using something that favours a long cook, mutton or rabbit. But this … Continue reading

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