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Jumpstart your summer with Golden Plantain Summer Vegetable Tacos. Smoky charred eggplant (think baba ganoush), pan-roasted corn, soft roasted plantain, bursting-ripe tomatoes in soft corn tortillas, covered in citrussy Cilantro Chimichurri. Do you fancy making some? Spring has slipped past me in a haze of travel. I’ve twice been home to Florida, much further south …

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Steak-spiced #cauliflower stuffed into charred tortillas and topped with a sesame-chipotle #salsa and pomegranate-cabbage slaw. Make some for a light supper, or as part of a bigger buffet of #Mexican dishes. #vegan #tacos

Steak-spiced cauliflower stuffed into charred tortillas and topped with a sesame-chipotle salsa and pomegranate-cabbage slaw. Make some for a light supper, or as part of a bigger buffet of Mexican dishes. Don’t forget the cold beer! As usual, I have missed the boat with this one. Last weekend was Cinco de Mayo, and even though …

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It is still (just) January, the month of resolutions, detoxes, and get-fit regimes that may or may not last until February. And inย January people like myself get inundated with requests to cook from and review the latest weight loss cookbooks. I rarely get excited about suchย cookbooks for the simple reason that diets don’t really work. …

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Bacalao, bacalhau, salted cod: whatever you call it, this is lovely stuff. Although we no longer need to salt food to preserve it, bacalhau is a gorgeous and still useful relic from an age before refrigeration. I first had bacalaoย many years ago at – of all places – a Scottish-French restaurant. It was in a …

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“Food: the unifying language of the world” quote from Sumayya Jamil, speaking at Food Blogger Connect, London 2012 Last Friday saw me quite literally stumbling onto the 7.15 Edinburgh-London train. I am not the most co-ordinated of people (I can fall off a pair of flipflops), but my flawed proprioception couldn’t be blamed on this …

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The first time I had fish tacos was at a petrol station. Yes, you read that correctly. A petrol station. ย Just outside of Yosemite National Park, California, by the weirdly beautiful, faintly lunar-looking Lake Mono (if the Moon had water) stood the first petrol station for miles. An attractive petrol station with a grass covered …

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