Nov 16, 2017
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Turkish Eggplant & Mince Kebabs – Tepside Paltican Kebab

Turkish people love their kebabs, almost as much as Persians, but the variety of kebabs available in Turkish cuisine is far more than any other country. Grilled, baked, chicken, lamb, seafood, mince, the list goes on and the variety of vegetables and spices incorporated into their kebabs are a thing of beauty. This oven baked […]

Mar 22, 2016
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Green Beef Shank Curry with Noodles

This recipes was inspired by one of my favourite Thai dishes, Khao Soi – egg noodles with rich chicken curry. I wanted to use the same basic concept but utilise green curry instead of red and use meat instead of chicken. The Green curry of beef in this recipe is pretty authentic but it’s a […]

Jan 9, 2015
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Chinese Braised Eggplant with Garlic, Ginger & Chilli

I adore eggplant and can’t get enough of it in any shape or form. A particular favourite is this Szechuan side dish which is normally referred to as eggplant with fish fragrant Sauce. Not the most appealing of titles but rest assured the recipe does not include any seafood; the term “fish fragrant” referring instead […]

Nov 14, 2014
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Nigel Slater’s Roasted Eggplant with Cream & Thyme

Combining eggplants (or aubergines) with cream shouldn’t really work, it’s not one of those natural food pairings and if anyone other than Mr Slater had suggested otherwise I would never have tried it. I’m so glad I did though because this is one of the best eggplant dishes I’ve made and it’s such a nice […]

May 21, 2014
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Veal & Eggplant Parmigiana

I’m a huge fan of Parmigiana. Unfortunately it tends┬áto be viewed as a bit of an old fashioned retro dish, something you would find on pub menus and in mom and pop style Italian restaurants, but done well it can be a spectacular meal. The term “parmigiana” basically refers to a dish where the ingredients […]