Whitebait, mackerel with black garlic braised lentils and a coffee crème brûlée - a brilliant Sunday lunch at the Bunch of Grapes, Pontypridd today. Accompanied by a few pints of a Salopian Brewery New England IPA. 🍺 🐟
How to make the most of past-their-best aubergines – recipe 🔗 — Excerpt: India is a country that’s close to my heart, and I feel fortunate to have been able to spend more than a year of my life there, travelling, surfing, learning yoga, meditating and, most recently, fundraising for the charity Action Against Hunger.
A waste-free Middle Eastern runner bean meze recipe 🔗 — Excerpt: At 14, I worked on a pig farm for £1.50 an hour. Although my main role was mucking out the pig pens, I’d also tend to the farmer’s crops of potatoes, pumpkins and runner beans. The quantity of beans, in particular, that we harvested each season seemed almost magical.
Goan Fish Curry with Fragrant Rice 🔗 — Excerpt: Method Prep time: 10 min Cooking time: 30 min Step 1 Put a saucepan with 500ml of salted water on to boil. Wash the rice in a sieve under cold running water. Lightly crush the cardamom pods, just enough to reveal the seeds.
Rachel Roddy’s recipe for piadina flatbread 🔗 — Excerpt: No 17 on my plan of things to do when things change: take the 7.25am train from Roma Termini to Ravenna, walk out of the station in search of the first place that will serve me a piadina romagnola, then eat the warm fold as I walk towards Piazza Del Popolo. Until then, I will make them at home.