Downtime : Deliciousness at Home

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'This is great family cooking: inviting, achievable and simply delicious.' Nigel Slater
'This book is full of ideas, enthusiasm, flavour - and heart.' Nigella Lawson
'A wonderful collection of everyday home-cooked meals.' Jamie Oliver

Bring love and deliciousness into your kitchen.

Inspired by her own childhood and life-long love of food, Nadine Levy Redzepi has created a personal and inviting notebook of recipes that bring her family together around the kitchen table. Nadine talks you step-by-step through each recipe with warmth, encouragement and detailed instructions.

Nadine ensures that home cooking always feels relaxed and enjoyable and your kitchen becomes the heart of your home, no matter your skill or confidence level.

Downtime is the wonderful, simple food that Nadine and the Redzepi family share.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 210 x 260 x 25mm | 1,255g
  • Ebury Press
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 9781785037269
  • 57,872

Table of contents

1: Foreword be Rene Redzepi
2: Introduction
3: The Downtime Pantry
4: Tools and Equipment
1: Starters
1: Homemade crisps with anchovy hummus
2: Crisps with salmon tartare
3: Sweet potato crisps with black bean dip
4: Potato skins with salmon roe
5: Brussels sprouts and potato cups with beurre blanc sauce and roe
6: Mashed potatoes and greens with salt-cured egg yolk
7: Sweet potato cakes with cumin beetroot and salted yoghurt
8: Green asparagus with poached egg
9: Globe artichokes with herb dip
10: Qual's eggs with porcini mayonnaise
11: White asparagus with truffle sauce
12: Butter-fried bread with tomatoes
13: Turmeric-fried bread with herbed aubergine
14: Chicken livers and avocado on rye bread
15: Deep-fried aubergine with ricotta and sage
16: Breaded tomatoes with mascarpone and sardines
17: Leeks with vinaigrette, bacon and pine nuts
18: Clams with garlic and toasted breadcrumbs
19: Cold prawns in horseradish cream
20: Jerusalem artichokes and almond milk soup
2: Mains
1: Baked salmon with thyme and thin potatoes
2: Salt-crusted sea bass with green beans
3: Baked cod with crushed tomatoes and green olives
4: Roasted ratatouille with orzo
5: Aubergine gratin
6: Seal the deal pasta
7: Spaghetti with fresh tomato and basil sauce
8: Pasta with meat sauce
9: Spaghetti with mussel sauce
10: Fusilli with spicy chicken liver sauce
11: Lasagne with sausage meatballs
12: Duck breast rice bowl with tomatoes and cucumbers
13: Quinoa salad with spiced onions
14: Butternut squash and carrot soup
15: Yucatan stew with roasted chilli salsa
16: Warm potatoes with greens and herbs
17: Porridge with wild mushrooms and eggs
18: Gingered chicken broth with fennel and soy egg
19: Savoury sweet potato tart
20: Kale and mushroom carbonara
21: Cheese ravioli with brown butter eggs yolks, parmesan and sage
22: Japanese omelette with fried sticky rice
23: Monkfish with lemon sauce and peas
24: Skirt steak with oven-fried garlic potatoes and herbed pan sauce
25: Portuguese pork chops and rice
26: Middle eastern beef and lentils
27: Marinated lamb with pitta and hummus
28: Gyoza
29: Breaded fish fillets with broccoli
30: Tonkatsu chicken with caramelised carrots
31: Danny's fried chicken with spiced rice
32: Roasted baby back ribs and sweet potatoes
33: Roast chicken and potatoes with garlic and thyme
34: Porchetta pork belly with truffles
35: Beef-glazed celeriac with buttermilk sauce
36: Pot-roasted cauliflower with sesame creme fraiche
37: Mussels with choizo
38: Braised pork cheek ragu
39: My mother's chicken curry
40: Lamb curry with rice and raita
3: Desserts
1: Three-fruit crumble
2: Danish apple dessert
3: Old-fashioned apple tart
4: Apricot tart with frangipane
5: Do-it-all cake
6: Brandied plum cake
7: Danish dream cake
8: Double-hazelnut praline cake
9: Almond cake
10: Giant macaron cake
11: NYC cheesecake
12: Panna cotta caramel
13: Vanilla bean ice cream
14: Sugar-cured egg yolk in a meringue cloud
15: Frozen avocado cake
16: My tiramisu
17: Chocolate chunk cookies
18: Brownies with flaky salt and white chocolate
19: Walnut crescents
10: Walnut squares
21: Coconut tops
5: Acknowledgements
6: A Life in the Home Kitchen
7: Index
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About Nadine Levy Redzepi

Nadine Levy Redzepi is an enthusiastic home cook, a mother of three daughters, and has spent most of her adult life working with her husband Rene Redzepi, chef-patron of the multi-award-winning restaurant Noma.
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2 6% (6)
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