Rachel Khoo

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August 24th, 2015

Recipe: Piña Colada Kebabs

That chaotic, quintessentially London holiday weekend is almost upon us. Many of us have a bit of a love/hate relationship with the Notting Hill Carnival, and this year promises to be as crazy as ever come bank holiday weekend. I wanted to make something that would put [...]

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August 21st, 2015

Recipe: Caramelised Pineapple Pies

My cream cheese pastry works for both sweet and savoury pies because it has so little sugar in it. You can make the pastry a few days ahead of time and keep it refrigerated or frozen which makes this dish an easy number to whip up for a mid-week dessert. Caramelised [...]

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August 17th, 2015

Recipe: Portuguese Custard Tarts

One of the must-visit destinations in Lisbon is the Pastéis de Belém, home of the pastel de nata — an eggy custard tart with crisp pastry and a blistered top. The queue to enter this historic establishment snakes out the door and all the way down the street, but that wasn’t [...]

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August 14th, 2015

Recipe: Mussels Three Ways

When you have fantastic produce like these super fresh mussels, it’s really easy to create delicious food without too much effort. Here I serve them straight up with a squeeze of lemon, in lettuce cups with a ceviche dressing and in the half shell with gazpacho jelly and [...]

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August 13th, 2015

Recipe: Chargrilled Chicken Liver Burger {video}

Jazz up the typical barbecued burger with chicken livers and pomegranate molasses.  I know, not your first choice! Trust me, they are delicious and so easy to cook. Pomegranate molasses is great for cooking. Much like balsamic vinegar, it’s deliciously tangy but [...]

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August 10th, 2015

Recipe: Beetroot and Chickpea Burgers

Fed up with mystery meat patties on the barbecue this summer? This vegetable burger is just the ticket. Don’t be afraid to go to town on the accessories — just because it’s meat-free doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be indulgent (although it’s also damn good without the bun). [...]

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August 7th, 2015

Recipe: Beer-doused Ham Hock

Today is international beer day, the perfect excuse to gather friends for a delicious meal. Beer creates a wonderful marinade for ham – leaving it juicy and extremely tender. Serve with puy lentils and root veg. This recipe is from my Little French Kitchen book, [...]

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