Simple Turnip Greens

Simple Turnip Greens

Turnips are tender sweet and juicy as can be by taking of advantage of both their leaves and their bulbs this insanely easy and delicious side dish require very few other ingredients allowing the turnip flavor to shine through

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MIRCHI BHAJI

MIRCHI BHAJI

A great Indian snack that goes down a treat with a cold beer – these paneer cheese-stuffed chillies are dipped in a gram (chickpea) flour batter that gives a fabulous nutty flavour. This is a recipe that is very easily doubled or even tripled to feed a party crowd. To get ahead, stuff the chillies

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EGG BHURJI WITH BUTTERY PARATHAS

EGG BHURJI WITH BUTTERY PARATHAS

Softly set scrambled eggs loaded with vegetables, spices and herbs make a spectacular and unusual brunch dish. Traditionally eaten without cutlery, and using torn off bits of bread to scoop up the egg, this is a very popular street breakfast in India to fuel the workers.

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BESSARA WITH CUMIN AND LEMON AND GARLIC OIL

BESSARA WITH CUMIN AND LEMON AND GARLIC OIL

In its native Morocco, this tasty soup is often eaten as a hearty workers’ breakfast, served from street stalls and hole-in-the-wall cafés. With such a simple pulse-based dish, getting the seasoning right is absolutely key to elevating it from potentially bland to really sublime, and here a sprinkle of spice and a good drizzle of

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GRILLED CHERMOULA HERRINGS

GRILLED CHERMOULA HERRINGS

Herrings are like the big cousins of sardines and with a little more flesh to the bone they are less fiddly to eat. You could very easily substitute sardines if they are easier to find, however. Either way, just make sure your fish are spanking fresh in this simple barbecue recipe with a Moroccan street

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PAV BHAJI

PAV BHAJI

Said to have originated as a cheap fast food for the mill workers of Mumbai in the mid-nineteenth century, this simply translates as ‘bread’ (pav , a soft white roll) and ‘mashed vegetables’ (bhaji ). However, the generous quantity of butter, along with the exquisite spice blend, elevates this dish beyond the humble. The spice

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GOZLEME WITH SPINACH, FETA AND PINENUTS

GOZLEME WITH SPINACH, FETA AND PINENUTS

Gozleme are incredibly tasty stuffed flatbreads from Turkey. The dough is made with plain yogurt, which makes it a delight to work with: smooth, stretchy and very well behaved. They would usually be cooked on a flat griddle over a wood fire, so in the spirit of tradition I like to fire up my barbecue

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VERDURI FRITTI

VERDURI FRITTI

This is a delightfully moreish but wonderfully simple recipe from the deep south of Italy. These deep-fried courgette and aubergine sticks are best eaten as soon as you make them, but be warned: they will be really hot so nibble gingerly at first.

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TIROPITA

TIROPITA

These feta and filo pies are sold in bakeries throughout Greece, where they are usually bought as a late breakfast or mid-morning snack and eaten on the run. I think tiropita taste best warm rather than piping hot from the oven, so they make a fantastic on-the-go street food.

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