This recipe from Guadeloupe is best made with richly flavoured dark rum from the French Islands, but any good dark rum will do. This is from ” The Cooking of the Caribbean” by Elizabeth Lambert Ortiz.
A glorious pudding for summer or autumn from Nigella Lawson’s ” Nigella Express”. If you don’t have another blackberries you could substitute half the blackberries with chopped pears or apples. It is best served with thick cream or ice cream.
A marriage of east and west from Sophie Grigson’s “Country Kitchen”.
A lovely dish for autumn when the first of the maincrop potatoes are ready, along with the first of the cooking apples. Its from ” Sophie Grigson’s Country Kitchen”. You can of course leave out the bacon for a vegetarian option.
A very rich recipe for a starter, lunch or supper from Diana Henry. Serve with plenty of toast and a green salad.
This is a traditional and luxurious recipe from Ostend which i found in the ” Belgo Cookbook” by Denis Blais and Andre Plisnier.
Here’s a more unusual recipe for this game bird from the ” Belgo Cookbook” by Denis Blais and Andre Plisnier. This is good served with sauted potatoes.
This is another recipe from the ” Belgo Cookbook” by Denis Blais and Andre Plisnier.
This is from ” Belgo Cookbook” by Denis Blais and Andre Plisnier. Its a great source for recipes for Mussels ( and indeed other Belgian dishes) so if you eat shellfish and love them as much as i do I recommend hunting out a copy. Mussels are packed with minerals. high in protein and low in saturated fats so one of the healthiest foods you can eat. Enjoy.
At a rather late stage in life i realised that one needs at least one good recipe for Brownies to hand and probably more. This is the recipe i would use for more special occasions and are from Delia Smith’s ” How to Cook: Book Two”. You can of course leave out the Armagnac for everyday eating.
I am clearly on a Mac n Cheese roll today which probably means i need some comfort food. Here is a version from Felicity Cloake. Now i will let you in on a little secret for those who share my love of the better versions of this dish. . If you live in or near Bristol then there is a van which sells yummy Mac n Cheese called Alp Mac- usually at least three or more versions. At the moment they can be found at Finzels Reach and Harbourside Food Markets. You can check out their Alp Mac Facebook page for more information.
This is from Thomasina Miers.
A luxurious Macaroni Cheese from ” Hawksmoor at Home” .
This is from Sophie Grigson’s ” Taste of the Times”.