dinner party

mutton or lamb ragout recipe

Gypsy Camp Marinated Mutton Ragout

“They sat down. In front of each of them was a large plate of some sort of ragu smelling strongly of garlic, a bottle of raki, a pitcher of water and a cheap tu...
plums in crème de cassis

Plums Poached With Crème De Cassis

"For Chris and Justin the Royal Opera House is a theatre and the ingredients, food and service must 'sing' - as if in their own opera"Kitchen Garden Expe...
nutella cake

Elegant Nutella Cake

For more than ten with rote grütze or plums in crème de cassis and crème fraîche 300g/10oz dark chocolate 100g/4oz good quality milk chocol...
salmon with pomegranate molasses

Pretty-damn-quick Persian Salmon

For this dish the salmon is marinated in lime juice (ideally made from round Persian limes) and the Persian-derived pomegranate molasses, seasoned with Persian ...
pheasant in red wine

Pheasant in Red Wine

I eat an awful lot of chicken. It’s easy, it takes on flavour well, it’s hardly ever tough, and it’s not expensive. But, in fact, neither is pheasant, the seaso...