There are some things which are very smug-making to have in a fridge. A bowl of fruit compote, for example. A bundle of herbs all lovingly wrapped in damp kitchen roll, a jar of homebrew kimchi, or a tub of bircher….
A few years ago, I was at my parents’ house in Leicester when a friend – quite heroically – decided to drive down from Doncaster. After taking on the M1, she arrived mid-morning and asked if she could have some breakfast.…
I learned this recipe on a cooking course six years ago, and it’s been my go-to dish ever since.
In fact, the first cooking job I did, I was called up at 10 o’clock in the morning and told that I’d be cooking supper in Gloucestershire that evening, so I legged it to the butcher, got a butterfly leg of lamb and chucked this marinade all over it – that’s the meat sorted, because it just needs putting in the oven and carving. No faff. So easy….