Tag: gluten-free

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Mushroom Bourguignon

When cooking mushroom bourguignon the kitchen becomes the hub of the house with guests drawn in by the wafts of wine and thyme, taking turns to linger over the hob to breath in the intoxicating aromas. One of my first cook books, given to me by my mother, was Delia […]

Stuffed vine leaves
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Stuffed vine leaves

Stuffed vine leaves, known in Greece as dolmades, are the ultimate sharing food both in terms of the cooking and the eating. In my late teens I was lucky enough to chaperone a young deaf woman, Jenny, to visit her parents in a small village near Thessaloniki, northern Greece. The […]

Beetroot, butterbean and mint dip
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Beetroot, butterbean and mint dip

I am a big fan of dips. More than a bit of distraction before the main event, these undervalued concoctions can be stars in their own right. A glossy baba ganoush, a refreshing tzatziki, an earthy houmous can all bring personality to an otherwise plain plate of grilled vegetables. In […]