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Ollie Martin

Ollie Martin
Home Town: Derby, Derbyshire, England, U.K.
Living In: Hull, Yorkshire, England, U.K.
Member Since: Jun. 2006
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Stir Frying, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Mediterranean
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Duck with Honey, Soy, and Ginger
Elderflower cordial "stewing"
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Recipe Reviews 6 reviews
Green Tomato Relish
Very nice, I accidentally forgot to add salt to the recipe so it was quite sweet. Also was unable to chop it coursely so it a little watery. Otherwise very nice. Alterations I would make another time: chop a little more coursely, remember salt, add a little less sugar and reduce the celery seeds. I used it in a chicken wrap (recipe also from this site) and was amazed at how much nicer it tasted as a result!

6 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Sep. 23, 2009
Spinach and Pasta Shells
Good recipe, very simple and tastey. I added some chopped bell pepper to the garlic to give it a little more body. Was going to add some ragu, but decided it didn't need it. Used fresh spinach from the garden. A great, lunch and ready in 5 minutes.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jun. 29, 2009
Spicy Indian Chicken Curry Yummy
Not great. 1. What Gravy? I added a mug of boiling water and 250g halved cherry tomatoes (I would have used chicken stock and/or chopped tomatoes, but I didn't have any) 2. The cardamon pods were killers when I bit into one. 3. The cloves were killers when I bit into one! 4. The coriander seeds were killers when I bit into one!! (the above could have done with being ground). 5. The black peppercorns wern't great whole either. All-in-all not the best (infact probably the worst) curry I've had, although it has some of the basics of a good curry. I'm honestly suprised at the number of 4-5 stars reviewers have given it.

24 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 18, 2007
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