Bath Soft Mac ‘N’ Cheese (4)

Park Farm in Kelston is the home of the Bath Soft Cheese Company and I will always call in there- usually for an ice cream- if walking in the area. This recipe uese the lovely cheeses they make which you can buy there and in local farmers markets. I found the recipe in ” The Bristol and Bath Cookbook”

Vacherin Mont d’Or (2)

A delicious supper that only takes a few minutes to prepare from ” Cook” by Thomasina Miers. Vacherin cheese is seasonal and only available from late November to mid February making this a lovely supper for winter nights. Serve with a crisp green salad and ripe pears, apples and walnuts to eat between mouthfuls of cheese.

Green Sauce (3/4 cup)

I make this Salsa Verde to go with Courgette Frittata but it also goes well with grilled or steamed vegetables or on fresh or toasted bread. Vary the herbs according to what is in season, and adjust the tartness and flavourings to complement the dish you are serving it with. It is from ” The Green’s Cook Book” by Deborah Madison and Edward Espe Brown.

Chicken with Pineapple (6)

Poultry or meat dishes cooked with fruit are commonly found in the Spanish speaking islands of the Caribbean and indeed throughout Latin America. This practice originated in the Middle East, then spread to Spain when the Moors occupied the Iberian Peninsula. This is from Antigua and can be found in ” The Cooking of the Caribbean” by Elizabeth Lambert Ortiz.