Nuno Mendes’ summer recipes: seared beef salad with herb puree

Cooking with this unusual technique renders the juiciest steak, which pairs beautifully with seasonal vegetables This may seem an unusual style to cook steak, but a light touch preserves the integrity of the meat and makes the juiciest melt-in-the-mouth steaks you can imagine. The garnishes are very much a reflection of what is around at…

‘ I feel less stuffed after dinners- and less guilty ‘: why I stopped feeing meat

My journey towards vegetarianism started 30 years ago for practical reasons, but the more I eschew animal products the better I feel about everything My experience of giving up meat has been a gradual process, starting about 30 years ago, when a vegetarian friend and her two little boys came to live with me and…

Nuno Mendes’ summer recipes: seared beef salad with herb puree

Cooking with this unusual technique produces the juiciest steak, which pairs beautifully with seasonal vegetables This may seem an unusual style to cook steak, but a light touch preserves the integrity of the meat and makes the juiciest melt-in-the-mouth steaks you can imagine. The garnishes are very much a reflection of what is around at…

The weekend cook: Thomasina Miers’ summertime fruit recipes

Sharp and sweet gooseberries are great in savoury dishes, too Sadly, the two gooseberry bushes we planted in the small flowerbed at the front of our home havent liked their position: one has given up the ghost completely, while the other is sicklies and scarcely hanging on. My mothers goosegogs, meanwhile, which were inherited from…

Nuno Mendes’ summertime recipes: seared beef salad with herb puree

Cooking with this unusual technique makes the juiciest steak, which pairs beautifully with seasonal vegetables This may seem an unusual way to cook steak, but a light touch preserves the integrity of the meat and renders the juiciest melt-in-the-mouth steaks you can imagine. The garnishes are very much a reflection of what is around at…

The weekend cook: Thomasina Miers’ summer fruit recipes

Sharp and sweet gooseberries are great in savoury dishes, too Sadly, the two gooseberry bushes we planted in the small flowerbed at the front of our house havent liked their position: one has given up the ghost totally, while the other is sicklies and scarcely hanging on. My mothers goosegogs, meanwhile, which were inherited from…

The weekend cook: Thomasina Miers’ summer fruit recipes

Sharp and sweet gooseberries are great in savoury dishes, too Sadly, the two gooseberry bushes we planted in the smaller flowerbed at the front of our house havent liked their position: one has given up the ghost totally, while the other is sickly and barely hanging on. My parents goosegogs, meanwhile, which were inherited from…