It was a truly odd set of circumstances which led me to spend part of last weekend expounding upon the delights of mixed peppercorns to the most reluctant of audiences – my 17 year old nephew-in-law. I know, it’s got fool’s errand written all over it. In my defence these [...]
The greatest creamed spinach I’ve ever tasted was during a recent meal at The Palm steakhouse in Chelsea, just...
Of all the things that I have sewn recently (it’s a list that includes my new sofa cover, the paw of a cuddly...
Last week I went for dinner at a friend’s house. It was going to be more like supper than a dinner party but in...
There’s only a couple of weeks to go until the British asparagus season kicks-off officially but I can’t hold back any longer on forcing a little bit of Spring into the kitchen whether it wants to be there or not. I’ve been getting a head-start on thinking about all the [...]Read more ›
Celebrate the business end of Easter with these recipes for slow-roasted shoulder of honeyed lamb and then a self-saucing lemon pudding with rosemary cream to follow. Hot Cross Bun Pudding should finish the Bank Holiday in style. EASTER SUNDAY What could be better as the centrepiece of the Easter Sunday [...]Read more ›