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Pea, prawn & mint risotto

Dead quick and easy risotto. This was utterly delicious. Serves 2 very hungry people, or 3 normal people. You will need: 200g risotto rice a large mug full of frozen peas half a large onion or 1 small onion 1 … Continue reading

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Mexican rice

Again, not a precise receipe, just a jotting. This is good with chilli or burritos. Fry some basmati rice in some vegetable oil. Add some garlic, a bit of onion if you like, and a teaspoon of cumin and cook … Continue reading

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Almost-vegetable paella

This is adapted from Yotam Ottolenghi’s vegetable paella recipe, using what we had to hand. It was a big hit. Well, I call anything the children eat 4 portions of a hit, especially as William decided picking the vegetables out … Continue reading

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Broad Bean Risotto

Adapted, if not pinched, from the Able & Cole recipe, adding Noilly Prat vermouth and using mint instead of thyme, as we have mint growing by our kitchen door but no thyme. That’s the trouble with modern life; never enough … Continue reading

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Great at breakfast – or suppertime! – Smoked haddock (preferably undyed) – milk – Onions – Turmeric – Curry powder (such as Garam Masala) – lemon juice – Basmati rice – eggs Put the basmati rice on to cook, and … Continue reading

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