national cuisines

old beemster

Old Beemster – An Admirable Aged Gouda

In Amsterdam recently I entered a specialist cheese shop (and believe me there are hundreds there, each one offering more splendid, rounded golden-hued merchand...
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 ...