Recipe: Simple Shakshuka – and three ways to pimp it up

Shakshuka is a classic North African and Middle Eastern dish which at its most basic, centres around eggs poached in a spicy stew – Shakshuka literally means “a mixture” and the traditional version uses tomatoes, onions and spices. These days you can find Shakshuka on brunch menus all over the UK but it’s also a very simple dish to make at home – perfect for a weekend brunch during the lockdown.

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Review: Weekday ‘Super Lunch’ at Jamie’s Italian, Cardiff

The launch of a new lunchtime menu at Jamie’s Italian in Cardiff gave me the perfect excuse to enjoy a leisurely lunch hour in the sun this week. The pricing of the new menu is really good, but was the food up to scratch? Read on to find out.

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Where to find high-welfare meat in Cardiff

Want to eat meat, but care about how it’s been produced? Here is a handy list of the best places to find high-welfare meat on the menu in Cardiff. I’ve done the research so you don’t have to!

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Recipe: Italian Fegatelli (Faggots) wrapped in bacon

I was lucky enough to get hands-on making a fabulous faggot recipe (thanks Native Breeds) with lots of foraged herbs and botanicals (thanks Forage Fine Foods). For those who prefer to use standard store cupboard ingredients, here’s an adaptation of the recipe that works just as well.

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