Category Archive: Lunch or supper

Smaller or more simple than dinner

Spanish omelette

I’m not going to insist you call it a tortilla. This is an international internet, and who knows I might have some American readers who would of course be entirely baffled by a tortilla made of egg, onion and potato. When I first made a spanish omelette I was rather pleased with the result. It …

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J-choke soup 2

I already posted a Jerusalem artichoke soup recipe. It’s an absolute classic, no wonder it crops up in restaurants this time of year as a substantial starter or a warming amuse bouche. But I am back to offer you more! For I have been fiddling around and I have made a thing that I call …

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Beetroot and black pudding salad (no bird)

You won’t find any decomposing bird carcasses in this salad recipe. While you recover from that truly horrible thought, perhaps you can help me out. What exactly is the definition of a salad? The dictionary tells me that it is a cold dish that includes green leaves such as lettuce. This is clearly nonsense as …

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Guacamole recipe kicks ass

I like my guacamole more than any other guacamole I’ve ever tasted. That’s a proud boast, and so you’ll just have to try this recipe if you think you know a better one and want to burst my over-inflated ego. So, first things first. Don’t you dare bring any mayonnaise near this lovely avocado! It’s …

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Devilled mushrooms (or kidneys)

Of course I’d rather be devilling kidneys. I love a plate of devilled kidneys with some nice buttered toast, it makes me feel like Bertie Wooster. But I got a huge box of mushrooms at Ludlow market this morning for £3.50 and so the crystal ball is showing a number of mushroom suppers in the …

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