Banana Blossom Salad

This recipe was inspired by a dish that I ate at Chim Sao, a restaurant in Hanoi, but it can be found all over Vietnam. A fantastically fresh and zingy salad beautifully presented in a purple banana blossom boat, the dressing was

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Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup (Phở Bo)

Pho is a wonderfully simple dish that is perfect for recovering after a big weekend. Made from bone broth, which is full of nutrients to bring you back to your best, its enriched at the last minute with fresh, vibrant ingredients:

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Kid Goat Shoulder Pilaf

This recipe was borne out of necessity. I had accidentally invited nine people for dinner on a Thursday night and wouldn’t be back from work until 7pm. I had braised the kid shoulder the night before ready to go but still

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Sea Bass Ceviche

Ceviche is a south american dish of raw fish cured in citrus juice. The citrus denatures the proteins in the fish, changing the colour to white so it appears cooked. However, because no heat is applied the “cooking” will not

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Roasted Bone Marrow On Toast with Tomato Salad

Beef bone marrow is a nutrient dense jelly-like substance that occupies the hollowed out interior of cow’s bones. I picked up slice of shin from Wild Beef. They rear excellent beef which roams free on Dartmoor feeding on the moor’s grasses and

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Apple, Celery, Radish Salad with Goat’s Cheese

This is a simple salad pairing early autumn vegetables with beautiful goat’s cheese from Ellie’s Dairy in Kent. Ellie’s produces outstanding goat’s milk, cheese and meat from a small herd grazing on the North Downs. The herd is carefully looked after

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Ottolenghi’s Pistachio Soup with Rose Petal Jam

I’m a huge fan of Yottam Ottolenghi and Sammi Tamimi’s Jerusalem cookbook. Full of stories from their hometown, it is brimming with delicious recipes using fresh ingredients from the whole of the East Mediterranean. Working at Gourmet Goat and learning about the

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