Week 43: Bouillabaisse

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Serves 4 It is officially the end of our tomatoes,  I thought I would celebrate a wonderful season with this delicious dish of fish. Bouillabaisse is a traditional French recipe, with its origins deriving from a humble stew; it would have been made with scraps of fish from the end of the catch, then stewed away with tomatoes and plenty ... Read More

Week 42: Pumpkin Macaroni Cheese

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Serves 8 Come Autumn all eyes are on a very spacial patch in our garden, huddled away under a mass of rich green leaves lie the most treasured vegetable in the garden. It has become an annual tradition between my father and God father to see who can grow the largest pumpkin, 'The Great Pumpkin Challenge'. This year we had ... Read More

Week 41: Fig and Walnut Tart

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Serves 8 There is no fruit more luxurious than the fig... its deep, rich purple skin, as soft as velvet, with its jewelled flesh and sweet aromatic aroma, a fruit fit for kings. Admittedly we are coming to the end of the fig season, however you could definitely use whole dried figs for this recipe. Usually for a frangipane you ... Read More

Week 40:Roasted Beetroot and Lentil Salad

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Serves 4 This is a lovely autumnal salad bringing together 2 seasonal stars, beetroot and walnuts. Beetroot is often renowned for being pickled, but there are so many other ways to utilise this vegetable. I have opted for roasting as this enhances the earthy sweetness and gives it a wonderful texture. Beetroot has such a strong, rich flavour which works ... Read More