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Sample recipes from Nigella Bites

Bar Nuts

More picking food, and ludicrously easy to make. You might think that nuts, untampered with, are perfect picking food as they are, and up...

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Chocolate Cloud Cake

On days when I want the warmth of the hearth rather than the hurly-burly of the city streets I stay in and read cookbooks, and this recip...

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Halloumi with Chilli

I love grilled or fried halloumi, that squeaky, salty, polystyrene-textured sheep’s-milk cheese. Not a very seductive way of describing i...

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Ham in Coca-Cola

This recipe is from my first book, How to Eat, with some rejigging (just because it’s not in my nature to leave completely alone), and I ...

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My Grandmother’s Ginger-Jam Bread and Butter Pudding

This recipe comes from my maternal grandmother’s recipe folder, a wonderfully retro piece of design, circa late sixties, early seventies....

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Orange Breakfast Muffins

If you’re going to attempt anything other than a bowl of cereal for an ordinary weekday breakfast, then muffins are the best bet. They ar...

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Thai Yellow Pumpkin and Seafood Curry

It’s  a good idea to have something up your sleeve that you can cook quickly, and simply, when you’ve got friends coming over to supper m...

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Watermelon Daiquiri

The trashy cook should not be stoveside too long without a drink in hand. And preferably this drink. You dont have to go overboard with ...

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Hot and Sour Soup

I know that for some people nothing feels more restoring than something warm and unchallengingly bland, but when it’s succor and sustenan...

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South Beach Black Bean Soup

This soup bears the name of one in my earlier book, How to Eat, but is very different in composition. There are fewer ingredients in it a...

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Aromatic Lamb-Shank Stew

Don’t let the word “stew” put you off. Yes, I know it’s crippled with connotations of school-dinner gristle and gluey-gravied mess, but t...

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Chocolate Fudge Cake

I have a bad Amazon habit. You know the “when the going gets tough, the tough go shopping” line? Well, the not-so-tough get their retail ...

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Easy Sticky-Toffee Dessert

This draws on the culinary technology of the surprise dessertthat amazing affair by which, on baking, a layer of cake is formed, under w...

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Soft and Sharp Involtini

I often make a southern Italian dish of involtini: eggplant, sliced thinly, lightly fried and cooled, and then wrapped around a mixture o...

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Asian-Spiced Kedgeree

Kedgeree started life, in India, as a dish of lentils and rice and then, translated into the kitchens of what could be called the Anglo-I...

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Pasta E Fagioli

This is that life-saving, thick, pasta-and-bean meal of a soup as sung about by Dean Martin in “That’s Amore.” It’s just the thing you wa...

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Double Potato and Halloumi Bake

I first made this for a piece I was writing for Vogue on the mood-enhancing properties of carbohydrates, as promoted by such books as—and...

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Bloody Mary—A Pitcherful

Bloody Mary is the girl for me. A late-morning breakfast, one that oozes into lunch and then into late afternoon, needs liquid accompanim...

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Linguine with Garlic Oil and Pancetta

Three ingredients: one great supper. I like this greedily mounded in a bowl and taken up to bed to be eaten, or rather shoveled in, in fr...

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Italian Sausages with Lentils

My mother used English sausages mostly, and those flat, sludgy lentils (Puy lentils weren’t so easily available then), but this is at its...

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Lemon Risotto

This is comfort food on so many levels. For one, risotto has to be one of the most comforting things to eat ever. What’s more, although e...

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Bitter Orange Ice Cream

I know that suggesting homemade ice cream for an easy after-work supper makes me sound as if I’m going into deranged-superwoman overdrive...

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Peppers with Feta and Almonds

This is really a vegetarian take on that classic combination of charred, peeled peppers and anchovies. And if it makes little sense in ta...

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Warm Shredded Lamb Salad with Mint and Pomegranate

The virtue of this is that you can cook the lamb overnight, which means all you need to do is shred the meat, dress it and make the salad...

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Salt and Pepper Squid

Just because something’s unfamiliar doesn’t mean it’s hard to cook. OK, I understand that when you think “TV dinner,” squid is hardly the...

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