Moroccan chicken salad
©Andy Sewell

Recipe: Moroccan chicken salad with fennel, cherry tomatoes and salt lemons

Till discovering this dish, I had not found a chicken salad I really liked

Gazpacho and sardines on toast
©Joakim Blockstrom

Modern translations of classic Spanish dishes

Barrafina’s executive chef shares more ways to put a mouth-watering spin on traditional Spanish fare

Cuttlefish with chickpeas in ink sauce
©Joakim Blockstrom

Gutsy recipes from Barrafina

Lunch ideas from Basque-born chef Nieves Barragán Mohacho

©Patricia Niven

Honey & Co: Six recipes for baking bliss

Brighten up your mornings with breakfast treats from Itamar Srulovich and Sarit Packer

©Emli Bendixen

Recipes with leftover bread

Among the pleasures of a good loaf is the chance to cook with it even when it’s past its peak

Hake with potatoes and paprika
©Andy Sewell

Recipe: hake with potatoes and paprika

‘When it is fresh and the meat has an almost translucent, rosy whiteness, it is magnificent’

Apricot and almond tarte fine
©Andy Sewell

Recipe: apricot and almond tarte fine

‘You must cook these mealy and dry fruits, and they will indeed become melting’

Jacob Kenedy in the kitchen at Bocca di Lupo
©Felicity McCabe

Perfect picnic planning

Jacob Kenedy, chef-patron of Bocca di Lupo, offers some picnic recipes in the first of an occasional series of guest columns

Belly pork with fennel
©Andy Sewell

Recipe: belly pork with fennel

‘There is porchetta in most parts of Italy, even if there seems little agreement on what goes into it’

Strawberry rosé jelly
©Andy Sewell

Recipe: strawberry rosé jelly

‘I would smuggle packets of condensed jelly — dense, sweet and chewy — out of my mother’s larder’

Recipe: petits pois à la française and petits pois à l’anglaise

‘Tinned or frozen ones never dilute the pleasure, nay excitement, to be had from a bag of fresh peas’

Recipe: Prawn cocktail

‘I have never been crazy about Marie Rose sauce’

Recipe: chicken risotto with nettles

‘The feral and ferrous quality of nettle leaves is a good counterpoint to dairy ingredients’

Recipe: white asparagus with carrot purée and sorrel

‘I do not particularly want to see Twitter pictures of blueberry muffins or eggs Benedict that somebody is about to enjoy’

Recipe: wild rabbit with onions and ramsons

‘As a young farmer in East Sussex, I had a sufficiency of wild garlic and wild rabbits. It seemed obvious to cook them together’

Recipe: lobster green curry

‘Dispatching the lobster yourself needs a little resolve but it is more humane and yields much better results’

Recipe: lamb ribs with chilli and spring onion

‘Fattier lamb cuts, such as breast and shoulder, lend themselves well to the spicier cuisines of the Chinese mainland’

Smooth vermouth: cocktail recipes

The cocktail ingredient’s bittersweet flavours are making a comeback

Top chefs open their kitchen cupboards

Fergus Henderson, Michel Roux Jr and others reveal their store-cupboard standbys and rustle up favourite recipes

Anne-Sophie Pic’s favourite childhood dishes

Petits pois velouté with horseradish cream; stuffed tomatoes; chocolate pots


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Illustration by Luis Grañena of a globe showing the African continent ©Luis Grañena Here comes Africa

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©Shonagh Rae My African utopia