recipes

Alistair Shearer on cuisine in Kerala

Alistair Shearer on the cuisine of Kerala

My daughter and I arranged a trip to Southern India just before Christmas last year, finishing with a flourish at a five-day wedding ceremony, A hectic year had...
food for a week in July

Recipes and menus for July

"Summer is the time when one sheds one's tensions with one's clothes, and the right kind of day is jewelled balm for the battered spirit. A few of those days an...
Nikka from the barrel whisky

Nikka whisky from the barrel

Lucky me! A house guest has just given me a bottle of Nikka Whisky From the Barrel.I’m twice blessed too because not only is it a fine whisky, it’s also the...
recipe for savour bacon rolls

Savoury bacon rolls

These savoury bacon rolls are different and easy. They’re great with drinks, and they also make a good starter – serve three each with a little dressed salad as...
cachaca cocktail recipe

A summery Brazilian cocktail

Regular readers of Saucy Dressings will know that I recently visited Brazil and that I became quite a fan of their local hooch – a spirit made out of sugar cane...