main course - meat

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...

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...
omelette recipe

Spitfire Omelette

"Some people say you don't fly a Spitfire, you wear it." Commander Dave Mackay in The Financial Times Magazine   This year in the UK we have...
peach chutney recipe

Saucy Peach Nearly-chutney

"I have always tried to hide my efforts and wished my works to have the light joyousness of springtime, which never lets anyone suspect the labours it has cost ...
pasta al forno without bechamel

Ferragosto Lasagne Without Béchamel

It's 15th August today - widely celebrated in Italy as Ferragosto.There is something of the Marie Celeste about Italy in August, but in a good way. There’s ...
A recipe for Turkish meatballs or Kofte

Turkish Meatballs Or Köfte

This is another recipe I brought back from my trip to Istanbul in April. It’s the cumin which gives them their middle eastern flavour. You could also add a coup...