This is one of those dishes you can very quickly throw together if you have only an hour to cook. Even if you don’t have readymade tomato sauce, you can cheat and I’ll show you how. Just please don’t go out and buy tomato sauce in a jar. There simply isn’t a good one. SoContinue reading “Baked Chicken with Black Olives”
This is my second Tortilla recipe, simply because one can never have too many tortillas! I love them, they are tasty, filling and they are as good cold as hot and just so easy to make! AND you can use just about any leftover to make them with. In this case, I had some smokedContinue reading “Tortilla with Smoked Salmon & Saffron”
I was going to share this recipe with you yesterday, but then I ended up doing instead of writing. Eddie and I had some friends over for lunch and I broke my cardinal rule and made something I’d never cooked before, which is generally a bad idea. Of course you will know that it workedContinue reading “A Sunday Feast – Slow Roast Lamb”
There’s no such thing as leftovers, there are just second chances. From the simple to the inspired, there’s always another dish just waiting to be created out of humble beginnings.
Chris cooks up a storm for Easter and has a load of suggestions on what to do with leftovers. They can be as good as the originals!
This is as splendid a dish as it is easy to make. As there are just a few ingredients, you should try and use the best available. If you made your own chicken stock, use cooked ham freshly cut off a whole ham (ask your butcher for a thick slice, about 1cm), use French creamContinue reading “Maccheroni with Ham & Peas”
After a recent trip to Kerala, Chris & Eddie are ready to fry up some meen varathathu.
Chris makes the case for the humble polenta and creates a simple recipe for a sumptuous lunch.
The difference between a ham and cheese sandwich and a Croque-Monsieur lies in the cheesy bechamel, a white sauce made with butter, flour, milk and cheese. Now I don’t know about you, but when I’m in the mood for a sandwich, I don’t exactly want to start making cheese sauce. And so, according to myContinue reading “Cheat yourself to a Croque Monsieur”