dinner party

eton mess

Eton Mess

"Eton ____; pudding of whipped cream, broken meringue and strawberries, said to have been invented when a Labrador sat on a pavlova at a school open day." Kate...
cucumber mandram

Salmon With Victorian Maldram

This is a Victorian recipe which is surprisingly fresh and modern. It's another ten minute wonder if you happen to have already cooked the pearl barley.for ...
chicken lasagne

Mrs Daniell’s Chicken Lasagne

It's quite a lot of work, but I think this is nicer, and summerier than the standard beef mince version. It's good with a watercress salad, or also the peppery-...
roast asparagus recipe

Roast Asparagus

"Picture the man at the dinner party. It might be a woman. That can happen. But it's usually a man. Some smooth-faced Tristram or Tarquin, some bearded Xander o...