Deliciously new at the Chop House

I was with a couple of student friends at Cambridge's Chop House – the original one in...

Franz-Josef’s favourite

It’s called Kaiserschmarrn, caramelized pancakes with sour cherries, and it was a favourite of Austro-Hungarian Emperor Franz-Joseph....

The Real Greek

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, it used to be a pub called...

Kermodec II

I'd been out on the bay fishing during the morning, and had caught snapper, as well as...

Darling clementines

I bought a dozen clementines on the market.  I regard them as a real Christmassy fruit, and...

Classics with variation

Straightforward scrambled eggs, two of them with a little butter and goat’s milk.  That all important one-minute...

Dining in Sidney Sussex

It was one of the set-piece dinners in hall for those attending Freedom Week.  It began with...

The niçoise was nice

I started lunch by whipping up a semi-bogus tomato soup. The half can of chopped tomatoes...

Roast lamb

For those who want to cook their own but appreciate help with preparation, M&S does a range...

Light lunch at Quirinale

It was a business lunch, so I kept it light. To start with was the beetroot...

Seafood pie tastes better than it looks

Seafood pie never seems to photograph very well; it always seems to look like a white mess. ...

Cannelloni con Ricotta

I returned from Scotland to Cambridge and picked out La Margherita on Magdalene Street.  I wanted something...
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