dinner party

fillets of salmon in ginger recipe

Spicy Fillets of Salmon in Ginger

This recipe is one I have used over and over and it’s always a success.The cutting which is its inspiration is now faded and marked, but it’s headed “Clemen...
filo lamb pie recipe

Luscious and Lovely Filo Lamb Pie

“This is one of the best dishes I have had for a long time” Saucy Dressings’ chief taster  This is a sort of lamb version of the Cretan carnivale por...
cranberry and chocolate cake recipe

Tangy Cranberry Chocolate Cake

I once forgot that I still hadn’t cooked this cake, and served it ‘raw’ as it were – very solidly rich but still a success which just goes to show just how robu...
weekend house party

A Weekend Houseparty

A couple of times a year we’ll have a house party and over time I’ve identified factors which seem to work towards a successful weekend – even for the hosts! Th...
chicken in paris pastry

Stairway To Heaven Hens In Paris Pastry

This recipe is good for left-over chicken, it looks magnificent and it freezes well. It has the added advantage of being a complete meal in itself – protein (th...