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MID-WEEK RECIPE: Herb Frittata
Eggs / recipes / vegetables

MID-WEEK RECIPE: Herb Frittata

Having a decent frittata recipe in your repertoire makes using up leftovers and cooking quick easy mid-week meals all the better. Frittatas require virtually no cooking skills and are the perfect vehicle for leftover meats, vegetables and cheese. This deliciously fragrant recipe uses up the Thai basil and coriander from the sticky pork meal earlier … Continue reading

RECIPE: Butternut Pumpkin Fritters with Poached Egg and Chili Oil
recipes / vegetables

RECIPE: Butternut Pumpkin Fritters with Poached Egg and Chili Oil

I love breakfast for supper. There’s something slightly naughty about it, like you’re breaking the rules of normal scheduled eating. I’m not talking about having a big bowl crunchy nut cornflakes for your evening meal which would be ludicrous (it’s clearly a dessert), but rather anything you can have with toast and eggs. It’s for … Continue reading

MY THURSDAY SANDWICH: Corned Beef Reubens Roll
beef / recipes / sandwiches

MY THURSDAY SANDWICH: Corned Beef Reubens Roll

INGREDIENTS: Thinly sliced corned beef Gherkin Lettuce Sour cream with horseradish and dill Seeded roll OTHER CORNED BEEF S/W IDEAS: Reubens – Corned beef with Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, Russian dressing. Grilled on rye. Simple – Corned beef with melted cheddar cheese and pickled onions. German – Corned beef, mustard mayonnaise and shredded white cabbage. On Pumpernickel. Japanese … Continue reading

DUDE FOOD: Corned Beef Croquettes with Sauce Gribiche
beef / recipes

DUDE FOOD: Corned Beef Croquettes with Sauce Gribiche

The exact history of corned beef is not certain but has been traced back to Ireland and England where beef was regularly salted for preservation from the Middle Ages onwards. There’s no denying the equally Jewish roots to corned beef either, with salted brisket sandwiches like the Rubens being particularly noteworthy. Whoever claims to have invented corned beef (the … Continue reading