Sample recipes from Miss Dahl's Voluptuous Delights

Poached Eggs on Portobello Mushrooms with Goat's Cheese

I make this when Im a bit breaded out, but hungry. Portobello mushrooms have a satisfying meatiness about them that sates without the he...

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Warm Winter Vegetable Salad

When the ground is covered by frost, and the days are half eaten by darkness, this salad of rich colors and earthy tastes brings to the t...

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Fava Bean Salad with Pecorino and Asparagus

I had something similar to this in a very good Italian restaurant in New York. It is a simple pleasure, perfect with a little sea salt an...

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Crusted Rack of Lamb for Luke

My brother Luke loves lamb, the bloodier the better. He was up in arms that I didn’t have a lamb recipe in the book. So although I don’t ...

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Breakfast Burrito

I discovered burritos in California and they haven’t lost their appeal. As with frittatas, you can fill them with whatever’s handy: onion...

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Beet Soup

Although it is simplicity personified, beet soup always screams of effort. Maybe it’s the color, or the rich ruby earthiness of it. To me...

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Pea Soup

As English as English could be. Reminds me of Wimbledon and lazy afternoons.

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Coconut Curry with Shrimp

This begs for a garden, tea lights, a balmy night and an Indian summer. Failing that, a candle, friends and a picnic blanket on the kitch...

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Lemon Capri Torte

I got this recipe from a taxi driver in Sorrento, who was big on cooking. He said his wife and daughters begged him not to, though, becau...

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Blackberry and Apple Crumble

Everyone should know how to make a crumble: an old faithful and very difficult to get wrong. It delivers that lovely nursery feeling of a...

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