Author Archive | Anne Dolamore


Smoked Tofu Carbonara

SMOKED TOFU CARBONARA This vegan reinterpretation is a world away from the traditional recipe made with bacon, cream and egg yolk. It’s very tasty, and a much lighter and healthier dish. You must try this soon, especially if you want to pleasantly surprise your guests, whether vegan or not. SERVES 2 200 g spaghetti (or […]

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BLACK RICE WITH PADRÓN PEPPER TEMPURA For the Majada sauce: 2 cloves garlic 3 pinches saffron threads 4 tbsp virgin olive oil 2 tsp lemon juice   For the rice: 600 ml vegetable broth 2 tbsp dried wakame seaweed 1 medium onion 1 tbsp virgin olive oil 400 g Venere (Black Piedmont) rice 150 ml […]

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Seitan Steak

Seitan Steak with a lemon & maple syrup glaze Makes 4 steaks Barbecuing time 15 minutes time 1 hour + 4 hours for the steaks 150 g Seitan Fix (vital wheat gluten) 2 tbsp yeast flakes 1 tbsp cornflour 1½ tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 1 tsp paprika ¼ beetroot 2 tbsp white vinegar 1 […]

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Mozarella and Basil Arancini

MOZZARELLA AND BASIL ARANCINI Arancini are a culinary speciality of Sicily. They are actually rice balls filled in different ways, such as with tomato sauce, cheese or peas, before being crumbed and deep-fried. You can also make arancini from leftover risotto. For a gluten-free version, ordinary breadcrumbs have been replaced with corn breadcrumbs. MAKES 12 […]

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Lemon & Lavender Cake

Lemon & Lavender Cake Serves 8 • Wheat, gluten and can be dairy-free Sponge 225g/8oz lactose-free/goat’s butter or dairy-free sunflower spread 100g/3½oz lavender sugar (blend a handful of lavender flowers in the liquidizer or food processor with caster/superfine sugar until very fine and speckled with lavender) 125g/scant 3/4 cup caster sugar/superfine sugar Finely grated zest […]

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Roast Leg of Lamb with Pungent Mustard

Roast Leg of Lamb with Pungent Mustard  The best lamb in Belgium comes from coastal areas, where the lambs and sheep graze in the salt marshes and their meats pick up a slightly salty taste of the sea. I remember visiting one of the small villages around the North Sea as a child and seeing […]

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Ultimate Tomato Sandwich

THE ULTIMATE TOMATO SANDWICH When I first floated the idea of writing a book about tomatoes my editor was unmoved. A tomato, she said, is a tomato. They aren’t like potatoes, she went on. Is there really a book in it? Then, one day, after her usual outing with the Dummer Beagles, the beaglers were […]

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