Brunch Chaat with Carlin Peas and Tomatoes

Brunch Chaat with Carlin Peas and Tomatoes

by Tom Hunt May 07, 2020

This deliciously spicy recipe is from Tom Hunt's book Eating for People, Pleasure & Planet, an inspiring exploration into the question of what sustainable food really is and a manifesto for how to achieve it while eating healthier and better tasting food.

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British Dal Makhani

British Dal Makhani

by Jenny Chandler March 11, 2018 2 Comments

In this high days and holidays dal from Northern India, enriched with butter and cream, Jenny Chandler substitutes British whole lentils and red haricot beans for the traditional black urad dal and red kidney beans. As Jenny says, "the result is just heaven", perfect as a stand alone main dish with a little rice or a flatbread alongside or great as a player in an indulgent spread.

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Dal Saag – Split Yellow Pea and Spinach Dal

Dal Saag – Split Yellow Pea and Spinach Dal

by Jenny Chandler February 24, 2018 2 Comments

Split yellow peas make a wonderfully satisfying dal, prepared in much the same way as the classic chana dal (made with split chickpeas) of India. The peas give a smoother texture than chickpeas but it’s possible to keep a bit of the firmer texture, if preferred, if you keep an eye.

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Fava Bean Biryani

Fava Bean Biryani

by Nick Saltmarsh October 15, 2017 1 Comment

This vegan fava bean biryani is surprisingly easy to make but served from the cooking pot it provides an impressive, delicious and hearty centrepiece for a Kashmiri feast - or makes a satisfying meal in itself.

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