Menemen

Menemen

INGREDIENTS (Serves 2) Two eggs (whisked until smooth) 2.5 teaspoons of chilli oil (or olive oil) An eighth of a small onion (very finely chopped) An eighth of a red pepper (deseeded and chopped) A quarter of a tomato (roughly chopped) A quarter of a green chilli...
Spaghetti Puttanesca

Spaghetti Puttanesca

INGREDIENTS Serves 2 Good quality spaghetti (150g) Olive oil (or chilli oil if you like things spicy) One large clove of garlic (peeled and finely chopped) One red chilli (stalk removed, sliced into rings – with seeds) Eight anchovy fillets (from a jar, finely...
French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

INGREDIENTS (Serves 4) 30g of butter 1 tbsp sunflower oil 675g onions (thinly sliced) 1 tsp sugar Salt and freshly ground black pepper 120mls of red wine 2 tbsp plain flour 1.5 litres of hot beef stock (or vegetable stock) 4 tbsp brandy 8 croutes (cut a day old...
Anthony Bourdain’s Macaroni Cheese

Anthony Bourdain’s Macaroni Cheese

INGREDIENTS (Serves 4) 225g macaroni 2.5tbsp unsalted butter 2.5tbsp plain flour Half a litre of full fat milk 1tsp English mustard powder 1tsp Cayenne pepper 0.5tsp Worcestershire sauce 115g Parmigiano Reggiano cheese (grated) 60g of Gruyere cheese (grated) 70g...
Rocket Salad with Squid

Rocket Salad with Squid

INGREDIENTS1lb of squid (tube parts only) or eight scallops split on the horizontal.2 tbs olive oil4 ozs rocket.1 lb new small new potatoes, cooked and peeled.For the vinaigrette dressing:1 tbsp lightly chopped coriander leaves4 tbsp olive oil2 tbsp of fresh orange...
Terrine of Pork

Terrine of Pork

This is not a terrine, or paté, but a country casserole made with pork chops, juniper berries, onions, leeks, bacon and potatoes. It closely resembles the one by Elizabeth David in Provincial French Cooking. INGREDIENTS As many pork chops as there are guests, most of...