Preserved Limes (or Lemons) – a Spicy version

Practically the same as these preserved lemons – just more colourful and spicier. A quarter lime tucked inside the belly of a mackerel to be baked? Delicious. (more…)

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Potato Pizza

I came across this recipe; thought it sounded … odd. Couldn’t work, could it?

Two soul foods in one? That soft flavoursome combination of potato and onion from a hot pot … on a pizza, with potatoes crisped on top? And it does indeed work, superbly well. As a light lunch or supper, served hot or warm, with just a simple salad to accompany.

A brief aside – any president or politician seeking to improve their ratings would do well to follow the President of Iceland. 97% approval? No surprise, given his common-sense opposition to pineapple on pizza. A wise man.

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Oxtail

The Good Lord was wise in his creation. Took a few days to get it right, but you gotta give it to him – he made a damned good job of the cow. All those steaks and joints and all. Good beef for frying and grilling and stewing. Keeps foodies and carnivores the world over quiet.

But he hid the BEST in the bit nobody wants to eat, at the cheap end … (more…)