29. Sweet potato & salmon fish cakes with chives & lime

Home Cooking Made Easy p99

The way Lorraine talks about sweet potatoes, you’d think they were some kind of novelty. Her description starts “I cracked open one of these sweet potatoes recently …” That’s a clever trick. It continues “… to be greeted with an exotic-looking orange flesh.” Was this a surprise, Lorraine? What kind of a chef are you that you aren’t familiar with the colour of sweet potatoes? Though obviously, we already know they’re not her favourite orange root vegetable (see carrots).
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14. Five-spice baked ribs and 15. Paprika baked sweet potato wedges with honey-glazed bacon & herby crème fraiche

Home Cooking Made Easy p72 and p150.

If I were Lorraine, I’d be telling you how I prefer to buy my meat from my local butcher, and I’d probably include a photo of me flirting with my jolly and slightly rotund butcher. However, I actually prefer to buy meat from the supermarket, but the nice Morrisons butcher was willing to engage in a little flirtation and advise me on my recipe. Continue reading “14. Five-spice baked ribs and 15. Paprika baked sweet potato wedges with honey-glazed bacon & herby crème fraiche”