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Saag Murgh, or chicken and spinach curry

February 14, 2010
Saag Murgh, or chicken and spinach curry Madhur Jaffrey

Saag Murgh is a classic Indian combination of spinach and chicken. A Punjabi favourite, and another superb recipe from Madhur Jaffrey.

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Possibly the best three-bean chilli in the world?

January 20, 2010
Three bean chilli

I need to point two important things out before I start: everybody does this differently.  This is just my way.  Yours may be better. The title of this post is obviously a provocative lie. I’ve no idea what ‘authentic’ is when it comes to this dish.  Hot? Mild? Beans? No beans?  No idea. This is […]

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Mangsho jhol, or lamb cooked with onions and potatoes

January 10, 2010
Mangsho Jhol, or lamb and onion curry

With the temperature outside struggling to reach the heady heights of -2C, the heat and warmth of a good Indian curry has never felt more appropriate. Start with 800g to a kilo of cubed lamb or mutton, preferably off the bone, but if you can cope with the fiddliness of a few bones in your […]

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Very slow roasted shoulder of lamb with merguez spices

November 21, 2009
Very slow roasted shoulder of lamb with merguez spices

A shoulder of lamb is a hefty cut, but it’s cheap and it goes a long way. This method leaves the lamb falling apart, tender from the best part of a day in the oven. It’s very satisfying and relaxing to know that something great is happening in your oven at home whilst you’re out […]

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Slow roasted pork belly with fennel and coriander crackling

October 12, 2009
Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall's slow roasted pork belly with fennel and coriander

A pork belly gives a lot of bang for buck. It’s a cheap cut that benefits from simple, hands-off cooking.  A few herbs, some salt and pepper and a few hours in a low oven are all you need. First, the joint. A cut from the thick end of the belly weighing between 1 and […]

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Fiery Kolhapuri-style lamb curry

September 15, 2009
Fiery Kolhapuri-style lamb curry

A long time ago, a demon called Kolhasur settled in the beautiful and rugged land along the West coast of India, bordering the Indian Ocean.  The people suffered terribly at the hands of their demon neighbour. A goddess, Mahalakshmi, was sent to free them. Mahalakshmi killed Kolhasur, but in an act of benevolence, granted his […]

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