Slow Cooker Korean Beef Stew with Napa Cabbage and Pickles - Napa cabbage and thinly-sliced sour pickles add texture and tang to this hearty stew. Searing the pieces of beef chuck before putting them in the slow cooker gives the stew a rich flavor.
Basmati & wild rice with chickpeas, currants & herbs, Ottolenghi
Pistachio and rose water semolina cake to celebrate the royal wedding. Making this cake is a labour of love, but that's only appropriate, we think, for a cake adorned with rose petals. Recipe is in the Sweet cookbook.
Yotam Ottolenghi's mung bean and french bean salad: The relative blandness of mung beans makes them ideal vehicles for the flavours of whole spices such as cumin, caraway and fennel. Photograph: Colin Campbell for the Guardian.