I have never been on more intimate terms with beef than today. I was chopping beef for 45 minutes. That is a long time beef chopping. As I am a good student, I read all the Dave-suggested reading and more. The start was reading a lot about the cuts of meat I should use.
Author Archive | Anya Jackel
I do not really have a sweet tooth so choosing this recipe took a while. I went through all sorts of ideas: can I count a tamarind martini as sweet? Maybe tamarind ice cream? Shall I make a chutney and that can be counted as sweet? After much deliberation and too much time procrastinating, the […]
Well this was a simple and very delicious tangy fragrant curry. Allegra McEvedy came to the rescue with her adapted version of a Leon recipe for an aubergine, chick pea and tamarind curry. I changed a few quantities and added a couple of things, but mainly followed the recipe.
A tardy response to an exciting challenge – but I have excuses of illness and head fug and course and exams (gleefully passed). After the initial specific challenge, Dave set a very broad task. One sweet and one savoury dish where tamarind plays a main or the main part. I spent a long time reading […]
I often make up what I cook depending on what’s in the fridge/cupboards. I read a lot of recipes online and I have a bad cookery book buying habit. This informs my cooking but often I do not follow recipes to the line (apart from when baking as it is a dark art which I […]