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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...
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Simon and Garfunkel Herbed Steak

Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme So sang Simon and Garfunkel in 1966 in one of the most memorable and classic songs of its thyme (I'm sorry!) and as I was tra...