Iain Donalddon

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The new vegetarian: sticky braised aubergines and tofu with coconut rice

A fabulously dark and rich dish of braised aubergines and fried tofu served with fluffy coconut rice<p><i>Serves four</i><p>Kecap manis is a sweet, thick Indonesian soy sauce available from Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Ocado and orientalfoodshop.com. If you can’t find it, use any light soy sauce.<p><b>For the …

Baked vacherin mont d’or recipe

Baked vacherin mont d’or, served warm fondu-style with potatoes, ham and cornichons to dip into the rich, tangy cheese.<p>You can serve this with anything you want, but a mixture of tastes and textures is essential.<p>Serves 4 as a starter<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>450g/16oz vacherin mont d’or in its wooden box<p>A few …

Potatoes

Classic cheese soufflé recipe

Stevie Parle's take on cheese soufflé, a simple but satisfying supper dish.<p>You can use whatever cheeses you want for this, but make sure they have a high fat content, such as the ones below, so they will melt well.<p>Makes 4 ovenproof dishes or 6 individual ramekins<p><b>Ingredeints</b><p>40g/1.5oz butter, plus a …

Taleggio, radicchio and rosemary pizza recipe

A crispy pizza topped with tangy taleggio cheese, spicy raddicchio and rosemary.<p>This makes a very crisp style pizza. Use fontina if you can’t find taleggio.<p>Makes enough dough for two large pizzas<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>175ml/6fl oz lukewarm water<p>½ tbsp dried yeast<p>A pinch of sugar<p>1 tbsp olive oil<p>250g/9oz strong …

Gordon Ramsay’s wholemeal blueberry muffins

Wholemeal blueberry muffins, deliciously moist and full of goodness.<p><i>Makes 12</i><p>2 very ripe large bananas<p>300g wholemeal flour<p>1½ tsp baking powder<p>1 tsp bicarbonate of soda<p>Pinch of fine sea salt<p>100g light muscovado or brown sugar<p>284ml carton buttermilk<p>1 large egg, lightly beaten<p>75g light olive oil (or …

Breakfast

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Holidays

Breakfast potato curry recipe

Inspired by an Indian breakfast, Stevie Parle's take on the potato curry.<p>You can use any type of leftover potatoes for this. You need to cook it really quickly, so make sure you have everything ready before starting. This is quite a dry curry, but you can always add a splash of water if you like it …

Curries

Mixed seed porridge à la Fäviken recipe

Stevie Parle's take on porridge, bursting with seeds and spice, inspired by a dish served at Sweden's Fäviken restaurant.<p>A knobbly, filling and flavoursome porridge is the highlight of breakfast at Faviken, the one-of-a-kind rural fine-dining restaurant in Sweden. Here you can remove the cinnamon …

Recipes

Crab and chilli frittata with sliced avocado recipe

Stevie Parle's crab frittata with a chilli kick, tempered by cool, creamy avocado.<p>Serves 2<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>100g/3.5 oz mix of white and dark crabmeat<p>Pinch of coriander leaves, roughly chopped<p>1 spring onion, roughly chopped<p>½ small red chilli, finely sliced, a pinch put to one side, to serve<p>Juice of ½ …

Antonio Carluccio’s sponge cake with mascarpone recipe

A recipe for torta paradiso con mascarpone, delicious served with a glass of moscato.<p><i>Serves 4-6</i><p>250g (9oz) butter, just melted, for greasing<p>250g (9oz) caster sugar<p>4 large eggs, beaten<p>1 tsp vanilla extract<p>225g self-raising flour<p>25g (1oz) cornflour<p>1 tsp baking powder<p><i>To serve</i><p>300g (10oz) mascarpone …

Antonio Carluccio’s biscotti di polenta (polenta biscuits) recipe

Traditional Italian polenta biscuits, an ideal treat for the Easter season.<p>I love polenta in every guise. In Piedmont, where I spent my youth, there are many polenta biscuits, but none with the crispness I achieved by using polenta svelta, the quick polenta flour. These biscuits are wonderful as …

Dessert

Persian stuffed squash recipe

Stuffing vegetables is quite common in the Middle East. Without the meat, this is still a lovely dish and would make a great vegetarian main course.<p><b>Serves</b> 4<p><b>Ingredients</b><br>75g butter<br>1 red onion, thinly sliced<br>1 tsp ground coriander<br>1 4cm cinnamon stick, crumbled<br>¼ nutmeg, grated or ¼ tsp ground nutmeg<br>2 …

The new vegetarian: Persian beetroot and leek kuku with pomegranate yogurt recipe

A Persian-style frittata of beetroot, leeks and herbs, served with pomegranate and mint yogurt<p><i>Serves four</i><p>Kuku is a Persian dish similar to a frittata. Its main ingredients are eggs and herbs. It can be made with most seasonal vegetables and is traditionally served with bread and yogurt.<p>2 raw …

Spices

Persian broad-bean and herb chilau recipe

A dish of rice, broad beans, parsley, mint and dill, made with the delicious crusty 'bottom' popular in Iran<p>Rice cooked in the Persian way, with butter and oil creating a crusty 'bottom’ in the pan. This is great with my recipe for slow-roasted shoulder of lamb with lettuce and …

Nine inspiring lessons the suffragettes can teach feminists today

On 4 June 1913, Emily Wilding Davison travelled to Epsom Downs to watch the Derby, carrying two suffrage flags – one rolled tight in her hand, the …

Internet companies warn May over 'snooper's charter'

The five biggest internet companies in the world, including Google and Facebook, have privately delivered a thinly veiled warning to the home …