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pork and noodle recipe

Pork and Peanut White Noodle Salad

A friend went to a health farm. The medical staff put the fear of death into him and he came back with a determination to eat more healthily. So I sought inspir...
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...
ginger ale and mustard ham recipe

Gammon, Ginger Ale… and Mustard

"It was wonderful, of course - ham with mustard is a meal of glory." Dodie Smith, I Capture The Castle  Gammon is a particularly good choice to offer...
Gerald Wilde, The Clown, 1975, Pastel and gouache on paper, 119 x 81cm, courtesy October Gallery, London

Circus Pork Pie

“My life may be miserable but I am not.” Gerald Wilde There’s a delightful exhibition on currently at the October Gallery in Old Gloucester Street, London. I’...
chilli con carne recipe

2 Easy Methods For Chilli Con Carne

A friend of mine (the black pudding enthusiast) is dead keen on chilli con carne. He lives in Canada and hasn’t visited this year but I thought I would research...
An easy but exuberant recipe for pork schnizel

Romanian Schnitzel (or Şniţel)

What can you say about a country where they don’t just lose their temper – their ‘mustard jumps off’?Romania is a place where, when they make a mess of thin...