Category Archives: Food

Spiced Chickpeas with Harissa and Tamarind

Spiced Chickpeas

Spiced Chickpeas

My friend A often sends me recipes she thinks I should try, usually accompanied by annotations and suggestions.
Last week she emailed me this fascinating recipe for strawberry crisp that uses rosewater and dried lemons, she said it’s ‘very Ottolenghi’ (read Middle Eastern inspired) and that I should perhaps add … Continue Reading...

Strawberry, Rhubarb and Apple Crumble

Strawberry, Rhubarb and Apple Crumble

Strawberry, Rhubarb and Apple Crumble

I came straight home from work yesterday, dreaming of luscious rhubarb crumble with ice cream.
We got strawberries from the farmers’ market this weekend, it’s those small, soft and intensely sweet kind that bruise easily and stain your fingertips; I can only find these at farmers’ markets.

Another thing you … Continue Reading...