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peach melba recipe

Operatic Peach Melba

The Duke of Orléans gave a dinner at The Savoy for the Australian soprano, Nellie Melba, in the early 1890s. Melba was singing in Wagner’s opera, Lohengrin. In ...
how to cook spring greens

Brazilian-style garlicky shredded greens

The difference between collard greens and spring greens I’ve just come back from Brazil where I discovered they grow collard greens like weeds. Collard greens ...
courgette and ricotta pasta recipe

Interesting, Compromise, Courgette Pasta

I call this recipe Interesting Compromise Pasta because at least the ricotta is better for you than the double cream of yesterday’s naughty pasta.It is base...
quince in syrup recipe

How To Stew Quince In Syrup

Forget eating them, it’s worth just making this for the heavenly smell which will pervade the whole house. Unless that is you are using the Pineapple variety fr...