O café Lisboa do chef José Avillez.
foto- paulo barata 2013

José Avillez’s brás-style cod

Also a regular on Portuguese television, José Avillez oversees no fewer than five eateries in Lisbon and one in Oporto. These include a pizzeria, café, and the two Michelin-starred Belcanto. After fast...
Thai Fish Cakes (C) Martin Poole

Thai fishcakes

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 birdseye chilli 50g green beans 100g white fish fillet 150g squid, prepped 100g deshelled and deveined prawns 1 stalk lemongrass ½ a bunch of coriander 3 kaffir...
June A Taste For Blackened Chicken 01

Yacón syrup blackened chicken

Serves 2 INGREDIENTS 2 chicken breasts For the marinade: 2 tbsp yacón syrup 2 tsp smoked paprika 1 heaped tsp Chinese five-spice powder ½ tsp garlic powder ½ tsp chilli...
Pork Shoulder with crackling and bubble & Squeak 04

Pork shoulder with bubble & squeak

This comforting dish is best prepared the day before serving. Serves 6  INGREDIENTS For the pork: 2 tsp ground ginger 3 tsp mustard seeds 1 tsp coriander seeds 1 tsp dried chipotle chilli...
June Portugal HENRIQUE SA PESSOA’S CLAMS ‘BULHÃO PATO’ STYLE

Henrique sa pessoa’s clams ‘bulhão pato’ style

Bulhão Pato was a nineteenth-century Portuguese poet. He is, however, more famous for his clams recipe than his poetry! ‘Ameijoas a Bulhão Pato’ is found all over Portugal and is undoubtedly one of the...
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Barbecued hoisin and cola ribs

These delicious little nuggets never fail to bring in a crowd. They’re sweet, sticky and tender, cheap to make and simple to prepare, yet guaranteed to be a showstopper at any dinner party or barbecue....
INDIAN KITCHEN: SECRETS OF INDIAN HOME COOKING by Maunika Gowardhan. Hodder & Stoughton 2015.

Masala mackerel

To cook this on a barbecue, lay a piece of foil over the wire rack and place the fish fillets on top so they won’t stick and are easy to turn. The marinade doesn't need to be made in advance, so you can...
INDIAN KITCHEN: SECRETS OF INDIAN HOME COOKING by Maunika Gowardhan. Hodder & Stoughton 2015.

Makai butta – lime and chilli corn

How could anyone visit Mumbai and not try this little beaut! These simple flavours of corn on the cob rubbed with lime, chilli and salt are easily replicated at home (carefully!) over an open flame, or even...
Homemade melted caramel in a glass jar.

Salted goat’s butter caramel

Makes approximately 425ml INGREDIENTS 250g caster sugar 50g unsalted goats’ butter, at room temperature 125g full-fat goats’ cream 2g Maldon sea salt METHOD Set a large (2-3...