‘A dish must be popular if you can find whole restaurants devoted to it in every corner of the world’. says Brian Yarvin in his book A World of Noodles. ‘Pho, Vietnamese beef noodle soup, meets this criteria with ease.’
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‘Sometimes called Singapore Fried Noodles, this dish, like so many things in Singapore, combines elements from East and West to make something unique; says Brian Yarvin in his book From A World of Noodles.
‘This dish started life in the Shandong region of China, where it was called “fried sauce noodles’ according to Brian Yarvin, author of A World of Noodles. ‘Then it jumped across to Korea, where Chinese migrants started cooking it. Since then, it’s achieved near-national-dish status. In fact, its one hundredth anniversary in Korea was celebrated in 2005’.
Dundee cake is a famous Scottish fruit cake. If you don’t like a very rich and moist Christmas cake this makes for a wonderful option as it is lighter and crumblier in consistency. From Food for Friends by Edward Hayden.
This is Eric Lanyard’s savoury version of the classic tarte Tatin from his book Tart it Up!: Sweet and Savoury Tarts and Pies published by Mitchell Beazley. ‘I love heirloom tomatoes. They make great colourful salads and are so flavoursome, too.’
‘A recipe such as this is a true representation of my attitude to cooking and how I like my food’, says Valentine Warner. ‘Simple, delicious and colourful where possible.’
‘Faggots remind me of the less-comfortable pubs that are better for it: hard, dark-wood bench seating, whitewashed walls and a low ceiling, a small crackling fire and the low murmur of locals leaning against the bar’, says chef Valentine Warner in his book ‘The Good Table’. ‘I come alone and like a corner table and a pint of bitter with a pickled egg. The faggots are quietly set down as I read the paper and I’ll probably have to ask for some mustard. Lunch will bring a quiet smile and then it’s back out into the drizzle. I like the old things.’