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lamb rogan josh

I've got a bit of a thing for curries at the moment, helped by recent repeats of Floyd's India on Five. There's tons of Keith Floyd's typical ease, wit and of course plenty of great recipes. He tours the country and attempts to distill the tastes of the region into a handful of recipes. It never fails to impress me how different the techniques are around India yet still maintaining similar techniques: crackling, tempering, masala, gravy etc. I recently … Continue Reading ››

keith floyd

keith floydThis morning the news was full of the death of Patrick Swayze. And fair enough; he's starred in many cult films of the 80s that are backdrops to people's lives. None of them struck a chord with me though, the news that made me sad was another 80s icon of a very different type passing away. TV chef, bon vivant and wine-guzzler Keith Floyd had died. I don't know how well known he was in the US but in the UK everybody knew his name … Continue Reading ››