Sweet potato stuffed with spiced lamb.

Baked (sweet) spud) with spiced lamb

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Ham hock and lentil terrine.

Ham hock and lentil terrine

Karen Martini This terrine is intensely flavoured, but also laced with herbs, sparks of cornichon, caper and green peppercorn so it’s also very light and fresh.

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Black pepper tofu with eggplant


NEIL PERRY We whip out the wok and visit China for delicious inspiration for this spicy dish, ideal for serving as part of a banquet. The eggplant is great with asparagus added. I also like to steam cubes of silken tofu, place them in the bottom of the serving bowl, then add the sauce.