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wild boar ragu recipe

Birthday Boar – a Rugged Ragú

It’s the Saucy Dressings’ Chief Taster’s birthday today and, for various reasons, ragú of wild boar is the appropriate dish. If you marinate it and then cook it...
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...