Nigel Slater’s Brownies
These brownies, Nigel Slater's brownies, are the best brownies I've ever had. We all have different opinions on the topic, I know, but such are the power of these specimens that they shattered all my notions of what a brownie should be and replaced them with these burnished beauties.
Nigel Slater's Extremely Moist Chocolate-Beet Cake Recipe on Food52
Step aside, red velvet. It just so happens that the deep pink earthiness of a beet is surprisingly well suited for bittersweet chocolate. Crushed beets are also an inexpensive way to make a cake achingly moist, nearly molten. And you don't need all that red food coloring after all. Adapted slightly from Tender by Nigel Slater (Ten Speed Press, 2011).
Rich prawn curry
This prawn curry combines a fresh-flavoured Thai spice paste with a simple homemade stock for a tasty sauce. Each serving provides 185kcal, 25g protein, 5g carbohydrate (of which 4g sugars), 7g fat (of which 1g saturates), 2.5g fibre and 1.2g salt.
Profiteroles with cheat’s custard recipe
Nigel Slater's profiteroles use both a simpler version of choux pastry and an easy alternative to proper custard.