Chickpea and Fennel Salad

Serves: 2 as a side dish What you need 75g Dried chickpeas, soaked overnight with a pinch of baking soda (or 400g tines cooked chickpeas, rinsed) 1 bulb Fennel, trim off the top, bulb thinly sliced 1 clove Garlic, minced A squeeze lemon juice 2 tsp Red wine vinegar 2 Tbsp Olive oil 4 Cherry tomatoes, halved (or…

Nduja Pasta

Recipe adapted from: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/jul/25/nigel-slater-linguine-with-nduja-and-tomatoes-recipe Serves: 2 What you need 200 g Dried pasta 100-140g Nduja (depends on how spicy your nduja is, and what’s your spicy-level preference) 1 Tbsp Oil 6 Cherry tomatoes, halved 2 tsp Capers Pinch of Salt Pinch of Sugar Parmesan cheese, grated (optional) How to put this together Heat oil in a pan…

Sicilian Pasta with Sardine, Fennel, and Pine Nuts

Recipe adapted from http://www.waitrose.com/home/recipes/recipe_directory/s/sicilian_sardine_and_fennel_pasta.html Serves: 2 What you need: 200 g Dried pasta (spaghetti, fettucine, linguine) 2 Tbsp Oil 120 g Tinned sardine in oil, drained (90g drained weight) 1 bulb Fennel, trim off the top (reserving the fronds), bulb thinly sliced 1 Onion, thinly sliced 1 clove Garlic, minced 1/4 tsp Chilli flakes 2 Tbsp Currants…

Hot Cross Buns with Crème Pâtissière Cross

Recipe adapted from Ima’s legendary hot cross buns: http://www.radionz.co.nz/collections/recipes/yael-shochat’s-hot-cross-buns Makes: 9 large buns For the buns 425 Bread flour 60g Butter, at room temperature, cubed 90g Honey 30g Fresh yeast 250ml Milk (full fat), heated to 90°F 1 tsp Salt 1 Tbsp Ground cinnamon 1 tsp Ground nutmeg 1/4 tsp Ground cloves 125g Currants 65g Mixed…

Mushroom Biryani (Vegan)

Adadpted from this recipe: http://www.vegrecipesofindia.com/mushroom-biryani-dum-mushroom-biryani Serves: 2 For rice: 1 cup Basmati rice, washed 3 times, and soak in water for 20 mins 1 Bay leaf 1 inch Cinnamon stick 3 Green cardamom 2 pieces Mace 2 tsp Salt For mushroom curry: 200 g small white mushrooms, quartered 1 inch Cinnamon stick 1 tsp Black cumin…

Chicken Satay (สะเต๊ะไก่)

Thai-style chicken satay! Serves: 4-6 as starter or snack For chicken 500 g Chicken breast fillets, or chicken breast sliced into thin pieces (13-15 pieces) 100 ml Coconut milk 1 stalk Lemongrass, using only the bottom part (white bits), sliced then pounded 1 tsp Galangal, diced then pounded 1/2 tsp Cumin powder 2 tsp Coriander…

Ametsa with Arzak Instruction, Belgravia

One michelin star restaurant in the pretty suburb of Belgravia. They serve Basque cuisine in a fine dining setting. The food is delicious, the restaurant romantic, and the service is faultless. The restaurant is located at boutique hotel COMO The Halkin Inside the hotel, the cutest front of restaurant …and the coolest restaurant setting inside. It’s…