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Crab and avocado tostadas with jalapeño salsa verde

Crab and avocado tostadas with jalapeño salsa verde

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Spiced pork shoulder with celeriac, leeks and quick-pickled apple For the pork 1 bone-in, skin-on British free-range pork shoulder (around 3.5kg), skin scored for crackling – ask your butcher to do this1 garlic bulb, halved horizontally1 litre fresh chicken stock1 large or 2 small celeriac, peeled and chopped into 3cm pieces6 leeks, chopped into 4 large equal lengths For the spice rub 1 tbsp fennel seeds1 tsp coriander seeds1 tsp cumin seeds1 tsp sweet smoked paprika½ tsp English mustard powder1 tsp ground ginger2 tbsp soft brown sugar 1½ tbsp salt 3 tbsp rapeseed oil Paleo recipe: egg with Rainbow Chard and cinnamon Simple but good. Cooking chard with a little cinnamon adds sweetness to balance the green leaves. Use whatever egg you like – a duck egg would be lovely.

Top 10 ways to serve gnocchi We can't resist addictive gnocchi dumplings. They're adaptable and suit a variety of flavours, plus they can be made from potato, squash or sweet potato. We love them baked, fried or boiled and sprinkled with our favourite cheese. So what are you waiting for? Pick up a pack of gnocchi or try making your own from scratch and be inspired by our 10 serving suggestions... Gnocchi & tomato bake Braised chicken with olives and pine nuts recipe 2 garlic cloves zest of 1 small orange, removed in strips (cut away any bitter white pith) leaves from about 10 stems of mint, torn Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4.Heat the olive oil in a wide oven-proof sauté pan or shallow casserole (large enough to hold the chicken in a single layer – or use two) and brown the chicken on both sides, seasoning as you go. You are just trying to get a good colour, not cook the chicken through. Remove the joints to a dish as they’re ready.

Cheese and potato pie 1.1kg new potatoes6 spring onions, finely slicedSmall bunch fresh flatleaf parsley, roughly chopped5 fresh thyme sprigs, leaves picked5 fresh oregano or rosemary sprigs, leaves picked and chopped2 tbsp dijon mustard250g vintage cheddar, grated15 semi-dried tomatoes, roughly chopped2 free-range egg yolks, lightly beaten, plus 1 whole free-range egg to glaze For the hot water pastry crust 500g plain flour, plus extra to dust1 tsp salt1 medium free-range egg80g unsalted butter, plus extra to grease80g lard (see tip) Potato, cabbage and sausage soup recipe Adding potato to soups makes them creamy and wonderful INGREDIENTS 3 tbsp oil 400g/14oz high-quality Italian sausages, skins removed 1 onion, finely chopped 1 head of fennel, finely chopped 2 sticks of celery, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 tbsp fennel seeds 500g/1lb floury potatoes, peeled and finely chopped 800ml/1 ¼ fl oz hot chicken stock ½ savoy cabbage, core discarded, finely shredded 200ml/7oz double cream METHOD Heat the oil in a large, heavy saucepan and once hot, add the sausages, breaking them up into small bits with your spoon. Fry for a few moments until they just begin to colour, then remove half and put to one side for a moment. Add the onion, fennel, celery, garlic, fennel seeds and a pinch of salt to the remaining sausages and fry for 10-15 minutes until the vegetables are soft and sweet.

Spiced lamb and herby quinoa crumble 500g lean British lamb mince1 tbsp light olive oil1 red onion, chopped2 tbsp plain flour2 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp ground coriander½ tsp ground cinnamon1-2 green chillies, chopped 5cm piece fresh ginger, grated2 fat garlic cloves, crushed500ml fresh chicken or lamb stock200ml tomato passataSeeds ½ pomegranate For the herby quinoa crumble 190g uncooked quinoa, rinsed 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 150g feta, crumbledZest 1 lemonHandful fresh mint, leaves slicedHandful fresh parsley, leaves chopped You’ll also need…

Crab ravioli with tomato and basil recipe For the sauce 400g/14oz baby tomatoes 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 garlic clove, finely chopped A handful of basil leaves, to serve METHOD Make a well of flour and a pinch of salt on a clean work surface. Crack the eggs into the middle and use your hands to mix it all together until you have a smooth dough – you can also do this in a food processor. As soon as it comes together, knead for a couple of minutes, then wrap in cling film and place in the fridge for 30 minutes. Make the filling by combining all the ingredients in a small bowl and seasoning to taste.

Spiced vegetable soup with lentils and roasted chilli 3 red chillies (see tip below)3 tbsp oil (cold-pressed rapeseed oil or light olive oil)2 onions, finely sliced2 bay leaves2 tsp cumin seeds1 tbsp garam masala3 carrots, chopped into bite-size pieces2 celery sticks, chopped into small bite-size pieces2 garlic cloves, finely chopped300g dried green or brown lentils, washed, soaked in water for 30 minutes, then drained1.5 litres hot vegetable stock100g broccoli florets or baby broccoli2 handfuls spinach leavesJuice ½ lemon4 tbsp Greek yogurt to serve 01.Start by roasting 2 of the chillies. If you have a gas hob, put a wire rack over the flames and roast the chillies on top until blistered and black. If not, char them under a very hot grill.