Len Lidbetter

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Potato gnocchi and tomato sauce recipe

The best potatoes for gnocchi are old floury ones, then mixed with a fresh tomato sauce.<p>They taste better and make soft, fluffy gnocchi. In the summer, using fresh tomatoes, I tend to make a lighter, faster sauce; using preserved tomatoes, I’d cook more slowly, into an intense concoction.<p><b>Serves</b></b> …

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Crispy Thai Pork with Cucumber Salad

4 Servings<p>The crispy bits are the key to this pork’s deliciousness. Use a wide, flat spatula for the best effect.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 English hothouse cucumber, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced crosswise<p>1 shallot, thinly sliced<p>2 red or green Thai chiles, with seeds, thinly sliced, divided<p>1/2 cup …

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Wild Food on the Seashore

The west coast of the Outer Hebrides is lined with white shell sand. Beaches vary in size and beyond the sand dunes of my local beach on the Isle of …

How to pick and cook blackberries

Few things sum up British summertime better than a scramble through a blackberry bush clutching an empty margarine tub or Tupperware box. And …

Top 10 foods to try in Morocco

One of the great cuisines of the world, Moroccan cooking abounds with subtle spices and intriguing flavour combinations. Think tart green olives …

Move, over Rioja – we're all drinking Ribera del Duero wines now

From a bleak landscape in central Spain comes a fabulous wine, Ribera del Duero, thanks to the vision of one man<p>Ribera del Duero is, to put it mildly, a most unlikely great wine area. Bud break for vines is the latest in Europe; frosts in May are a constant danger, frosts in September are less …

Savory Spring Vegetable and Goat Cheese Tart

8 Servings<p>Prep Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 2 min<p>May 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 store-bought pie crust<p>All-purpose flour (for surface)<p>2 bunches asparagus (about 1 1/4 pounds total), trimmed, peeled if thick<p>5 spring onions or 12 scallions<p>3 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black …