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  • abbr. tablespoon (unit of measure)


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  • The dressing is simplicity itself: 2 tbsp "good spicy fruit chutney" I use mango, in keeping with the Anglo-Indian theme, mixed with 1 tbsp "good Madras curry powder" and equal parts Greek yoghurt and mayonnaise and tossed through the meat, which is then left to marinate for a couple of hours and finally garnished with toasted almonds and chopped coriander.

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  • Once cooled, I fold it through mayonnaise and add 1 tbsp apricot puree, made from soaked and boiled dried apricots.

    How to cook perfect coronation chicken

  • It's finished with 2 tbsp whipped cream, and then just enough of this mixture is added to "coat the chicken lightly".

    How to cook perfect coronation chicken

  • Serves 61 chicken, about 1.5kg1 cinnamon stick5 black peppercornsPinch of saffron1 tsp salt4cm piece of fresh gingerBay leaf5 tbsp good quality mango chutney I swear by Geeta's50g ready-to-eat dried apricots, finely chopped2 tbsp good curry powder2 tsp Worcestershire sauce200ml homemade mayonnaise200ml Greek yoghurt50g flaked almonds, toastedSmall bunch fresh coriander, choppedGreen salad and basmati rice, to serve1.

    How to cook perfect coronation chicken

  • Serves 2-4, depending on hunger4 raw, unshelled tiger prawns90ml olive oil3 cloves garlic, finely chopped500ml good-quality fish stock150g sustainable monkfish, cut into chunks1 onion, finely diced1 tsp smoked paprika200g chopped tomatoes50ml dry white winePinch of saffron soaked in 1 tbsp hot water200g Calasparra or other short-grain rice150g baby squid, cut into rings150g broad beans150g mussels, scrubbedHandful of flat-leaf parsley to garnish½ lemon, cut into wedges 1. Shell the prawns and put the flesh aside.

    How to cook the perfect paella

  • Serves 42 racks of baby back / loin ribs1 tbsp Marmite1 tbsp English mustard1½ tsp smoked paprika2 tbsp tomato ketchup2½ tbsp dark muscovado sugar1.

    How to cook perfect barbecue ribs

  • Serves 2–3400g floury potatoes, eg Maris Pipers250g fish: I like a mix of salmon, firm white fish and smoked haddock 1 tbsp chopped chives1 tbsp capers2 anchovy fillets in oil, drained and finely chopped1 egg, beaten40g flour, for coating50g fresh white breadcrumbsA generous knob of butter1 tbsp vegetable oil1.

    How to cook perfect fishcakes

  • In a large nonstick skillet set over medium-high heat, heat 2 tbsp oil until hot.

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  • Put 1 tbsp of lemon juice or vinegar in a 1-cup measure and fill cup with soy milk.

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  • Add peas, tomatoes, another 2 tbsp olive oil, chipotle powder, basil and pine nuts.

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