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The crew's favourite recipes
See below which of Nigel's recipes the crew made for themselves and enjoyed.
Cheryl, Design Assistant
The hand made pesto with watercress is so simple, yummy and dead easy to add to other ingredients.Get the recipe: Hand-made pesto with watercress
I made the lamb and bulgar wheat patties and added grated halloumi which was delicious too.
My favourite has to be the 'twice-as-nice chicken'. I'd never thought of using dill with chicken, also chucked in raisins instead of the sultanas, which worked just as brilliantly!
I made the beetroot fritters that Nigel did on one of his allotment visits, but instead of beetroot, used carrot instead.Get the recipe: Lamb, beetroot and bulgur wheat patties
I discovered that if you split the egg yolks and whites, and whip the whites it makes the batter really light and fluffy!
BBC Food blog
Jennifer Fazey, the Producer of Nigel Slater's Simple Suppers, contemplates Nigel's ways of making food go further.Read Jennifer Fazey's post on the BBC Food blog
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