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Mulligatawny Soup
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Mulligatawny Soup

This English soup of Indian origin is a spicy chicken consommé to which chicken meat and rice are added. It is also delicious as a vegetarian soup, in which case use olive oil instead of butter, cook with vegetable stock and omit the chicken.

Grilled Vegetable Lasagne
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Grilled Vegetable Lasagne

A sumptuous and utterly delicious meal that I prefer to serve with a fresh green salad dressed with a very ‘fat’ vinaigrette – good olive oil and a little lemon juice with anchovy, tiny bits of fried pancetta, and chopped-up boiled eggs.

Basic Risotto with Parmigiano*
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Basic Risotto with Parmigiano*

This is a really easy recipe with few ingredients, which makes it absolutely essential to use the best quality risotto rice, butter and Parmigiano (Parmesan) cheese possible. That is, and always has been, the real secret to good food. Always use the best you can afford.

Charroux Chicken with Porcini
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Charroux Chicken with Porcini

Cooking in Charroux, France, always opens the door to the most incredible produce. It is there that I use the sherry-like wine from the Jura, Chateau Chalon, to cook this delicious plate of food. You can, of course, use any dry sherry.

Food as a Feast
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Food as a Feast

Food as a Feast feast n. banquet, lavish meal; something very pleasant, sumptuous… food n. solid nourishment; what one eats; mental or spiritual nourishment… Hence the conundrum of everyday, healthy living as very clearly stated by my little Collins Gem of an English dictionary. And of course confirmed, stated and underlined every Saturday morning at...

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