Tortilla with Smoked Salmon & Saffron

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”

A Sunday Feast – Slow Roast Lamb

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”

Maccheroni with Ham & Peas

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”

Cheat yourself to a Croque Monsieur

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”