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Motu’s Kashmiri lamb shank rogan josh

The team behind Trishna, Gymkhana and Hoppers share a lamb curry recipe from their new food delivery venture, Motu. The Sethi siblings, who have been the orchestrators of hit restaurants Trishna, Gymkhana and Hoppers, have turned to the Roobox kitchen for their next venture. Motu (translated as ‘fat man’), serves up high-end curry, brought to your front door by Deliveroo’s riders. Here, …

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Put leftover turkey to tasty use in a Vietnamese salad

Brother and sister duo Yung and An Nguyen from Peckham’s Banh Banh give leftover turkey a Vietnamese twist. All our recipes are the food we’d eat at home. To keep them as authentic and fresh as possible, we have a very small menu and rotate dishes seasonally. In keeping with this, our ‘goi’ salads are made with young, unripened papaya; …

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Berber and Q’s fesenjan roast duck

A Middle East-inspired roast duck recipe from Josh Katz, co-founder of Haggerston restaurant Berber and Q. I got into cooking north African and Middle Eastern-influenced food during my two years at Ottolenghi. I’ve always been surrounded by it; I lived on Edgware Road for seven years, and grew up in Golders Green. Berber and Q came about because I’ve also …

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Duck fatteh with chickpea pilaf, pomegranates, aubergines and walnuts

For a Middle East-inspired festive feast, Sam and Sam Clark of Moro restaurant, in Exmouth Market, have shared a delicious duck, rice and aubergine recipe. This is a variation on chicken fatteh, a popular dish in Lebanon. It’s a true celebration of rice and spice, with pomegranates, quince, walnuts and duck – an opulent choice for a Lebanese village. We roast …

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Not your typical Christmas turkey

Dinerama graduate Birdbox’s founder David Carter serves up a smokin’ turkey recipe for this Christmas. Turkey is as much of a Christmas tradition in the States as it is here, and we wanted to give it a touch of smoke and barbecue to honour this. Everyone’s experienced bland and boring roast turkey, and we think this is a much more …

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Chicken stew with jollof rice recipe from Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen

Zoe Adjonyoh, who runs her eponymous restaurant in Brixton, talks Christmas in Ghana and shares one of her favourite recipes for family gatherings. Christmas is taken very seriously in Ghana. Pretty much everyone in my grandma’s neighbourhood in Kaneshie goes to church on Christmas Eve for a choir service, and there’s usually some drumming and dancing. On Christmas Day, churches are packed from the rafters with people …