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Huevos con Chorizo (Scrambled Eggs with Chorizo) recipe

Huevos con Chorizo (Scrambled Eggs with Chorizo) recipe

Choosing this fortnight’s edition of Weekend Eggs from Jerez was difficult. I wanted to make huevos a la Flamenca, a baked egg dish with tomatoes and ham served in a cazuela (the clay individual serving dish that’s like a flatter ramekin and very popular in...
A Rabo de Toro Oxtail Stew Recipe

A Rabo de Toro Oxtail Stew Recipe

Over the past couple of years I’ve developed an obsession with what different cultures do with cheap cuts of meat. The stewing, the braising and simple slow-cooking of often tough, sinewy or bony meats that people originally ate out of financial necessity is fascinating. This Rabo de...
Moroccan Lamb Tagine with Prunes and Almonds Recipe

Moroccan Lamb Tagine with Prunes and Almonds Recipe

Moroccan tagine is essentially a slow-cooked stew made from meat, generally lamb or chicken, but can contain anything from duck to fish. Here is my favourite tagine recipe, Moroccan lamb tagine with Prunes and Almonds, which I learnt to make in Marrakech, Morocco. Moroccan Lamb Tagine...
North African Chakchouka recipe

North African Chakchouka recipe

Chakchouka (North African Poached Eggs in a Spicy Tomato Sauce) recipe. Chakchouka is a spicy Tunisian baked egg and tomato dish found right across North Africa. After I had gained the confidence of Jamila, the cook and manager of our riad, after cooking her this...
Fast Omelette with Bacon Recipe

Fast Omelette with Bacon Recipe

Fast omelette making skills can come in handy when you’re in a hurry, when you have friends over for a weekend breakfast, whether you’re feeding a big family on holidays, or when you have a hungry wife. Here’s my fast omelette with bacon recipe. While we...
Scrambled Eggs with Arabic Sausage and Za’atar Toast recipe

Scrambled Eggs with Arabic Sausage and Za’atar Toast recipe

There is nothing quite as relaxing as a late weekend eggs breakfast, or a slow breakfast on a holiday. This scrambled eggs with Arabic sausage and za’atar toast recipe gives a Middle Eastern twist to classic scrambled eggs. After a couple of coffees and an...
Deconstructing The Dish: Cooking the Quintessential Plates of Places

Deconstructing The Dish: Cooking the Quintessential Plates of Places

One of the goals of our yearlong grand tour of the world, in which we’ll focus on slow, local and experiential travel, will be to gather knowledge and experiences — an essential ingredient of the traditional grand tour. My focus will be culinary and learning about local cuisines...