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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...
kale crisps

Kale Crisps – It’s The Only Way

"Have you tasted kale? Boiled human hair is a delicacy in comparison." Celia Waldon, in The Telegraph  I’m pretty definite on the subject of kale. I’...
burrata with pesto and truffle honey

Burrata With Pesto and Truffle Honey

This is another innovative recipe inspired by my visit to Granvia Uno in Madrid (see The Dracula). Unfortunately it involves peeling and seeding the tomatoes wh...
tarte tatin

Tarte Tatin’s Secret Ingredient

"When you flip anything, you really… you just have to have the courage of your convictions." Julia Child Tarte Tatin is remarkably simple to make if you have...
pheasant with boursin recipe

Pheasant With Boursin

"...et les faisans, les faisans magnifiques, avec leur chaperon écarlate, leur gorgerin de satin vert, leur manteau d'or niellé, leur queue de flamme traînant c...

Recipes and Menus for October

Saucy Dressings aims to complete this post – four weeks’ menus and recipes, plus a few spare by the end of 2018.Every year an additional week’s menu, with t...