Month: November 2012

Supperclub – All Aboard The Darjeeling Express

Supperclub – All Aboard The Darjeeling Express

I am delighted to welcome Asma Khan to the blog today to talk about hosting her supperclub Darljeeling Express. Asma is actually superwoman.Not only is she is cooking the most mouth-watering and authentic Nawabi/Mughal cuisine she is also studying for a PHD in Law. I am excited that Asma has agreed […]

Heaven Preserve Us:  Dredgermen’s Chutney

Heaven Preserve Us: Dredgermen’s Chutney

Whitstable holds a hugely special place in my heart.The first time I visited there I was weeks old and My Grandparents lived there for nearly 70 years. Whitstable is a second home to my family and I am delighted to welcome Tobias Hotchkiss to the blog to talk about his […]

Recipe Book – Stilton and Port Pâté

Recipe Book – Stilton and Port Pâté

Stilton and Port are a marriage made in heaven, apart they are delicious but within this rich luxury pâté they are a formidable force. This is an ideal starter or a party piece guaranteed to make your guests ask for the recipe on the way out the door. Stilton and […]

Cold Comfort Classic – Irish Stew

Cold Comfort Classic – Irish Stew

Irish eyes are deffo smiling on the blog today with this rib- sticking classic Irish Stew. I have been on at my good friend Catherine Nevin since I started this blog nearly three months ago to send in her Mam’s recipe and I’m delighted that she is sharing it with […]

Recipe Book – We Three Fish Pâté’s

Recipe Book – We Three Fish Pâté’s

Our family are big fans of fish pâté, we love it for starters on Christmas day or on toast for breakfast or a late supper. I’ve chosen three of our favourites to illustrate fish pâté starters either for the ‘big day’ and beyond. Working from home, I like to make […]

Meat Free Monday – The Kitchen Pharmacy

Meat Free Monday – The Kitchen Pharmacy

I am delighted to welcome Jayne Totty from Supernourished to the blog today. If like me you fall foul of colds and chills over the winter months, it’s important to know that there are alternative methods to boosting your immune system than just stocking up with decongestants and Echinacea. In […]

Soupe Dragon – Lentil and Pancetta

Soupe Dragon – Lentil and Pancetta

One of the things I love about Lentil and Pancetta soup is that the longer you leave it, the more amazing the flavours become. I always make enough for two days least for that very reason.  This soup not only gives you a mouthful of dazzling flavours it also gives […]

Recipe Book : Baked Vacherin Mont d’Or AOC

Recipe Book : Baked Vacherin Mont d’Or AOC

We are fastly approaching silly season. When I worked in Publishing in the 90’s, before the recession made us more sensible, December 1st heralded the start of silly season. We attended one Christmas do after another, lunches, afternoons, evenings and there was I recall one weekend affair, that’s affair in […]