national cuisines

chocolate and apricot tart recipe

Lebanese chocolate and apricot tart

Several decades ago I was with the Saucy Dressings' Chief Taster on the way to a business meeting in Shepherds Market (yes, really, I know it's famed for other ...
exmoor blue cheese

Exmoor Blue Cheese

When I was staying at The Secret Holt last year I picked up a 500g ‘baby’ sized Exmoor Blue cheese at the local farmshop. Even though part of Exmoor itself is i...
Brazilian drunken and happy chicken

Brazilian drunken and happy chicken

In Rio recently we visited Galeto Sats, a rather splendid galateria (chicken restaurant) with plastic table cloths and its original, traditional Portuguese tile...