Chicken Noodle Soup for One from Nigella Lawson: Home alone This is a superfast soup that is meant to feed one person — that’s right, one Soy sauce, sherry and ginger give tang and heat to the broth, and udon noodles lend a decidedly Asian feel
This is a classic French way to cook lentils, and it’s very easy. Aromatics are sautéed and then simmered with French lentils, also known as Le Puy lentils, for 20 to 25 minutes. It is an easy side dish, redolent of a Provencal feast.
As improbable as it might sound, this combination is utterly fantastic, both savoury and refreshing at the same time. You can pare it down to the essential contrast, and serve no more than a plate of chunked watermelon, sprinkled with feta and mint and sp
Nigella's White Bean Mash (makes 9 protein servings) - garlicky, lemony, ultra-fabulous and utterly addictive. Try swapping in Burn herbs that are power foods -- oregano for D-Burn, for example.
Potato, Parsnip and Porcini Gratin
Cooking potatoes for large numbers of people is not always easy. This gratin makes it so, not least because I don’t peel the potatoes (or the parsnips for that matter). Obviously, you don’t need to make it ahead, but knowing you can is a help. There is a fabulously musky scent to this gratin, which comes in part from the star anise, in part from the porcini, and also from the culinary alchemy of all the ingredients together. And the thing is, for something so sweetly comforting, it is – I…