Pumpkin time

I cut a pumpkin into segments after scooping out the seeds. After peeling them with a potato...

A simple cheese soufflé

I took this recipe off the internet and made it for lunch. I melted 30g of butter...

Dorset snails at the Savoy Grill

I quite like escargots, which are mainly an excuse to have garlic butter, but the Savoy offers...

Roast half leg of lamb

I roasted a half leg of lamb after first cutting slits in it to insert slices of...

Christmas?…Nuts!

Christmas is a time for nuts, specifically nuts in shells. We eat shelled ones such as peanuts...

Cherry and apple pie

Punnets of cherries were going quite cheaply, so I bought one and stoned all the cherries with...

Cooking a goose egg

Wow!  I'm looking forward to cooking this goose egg.  I occasionally buy them from a street stall...

Turkey quiche

What do you do with the Thanksgiving leftovers?  You make a turkey quiche!  Pastry from plain flour,...

Seafood bisque

A seafood bisque is a creamy stew of crustaceans, typically lobster, langoustines, crab, shrimp and crayfish. It’s...

Chicken casserole

It's not the most difficult dish.  Chicken pieces about half an inch square, seared on the stove...

Pork pie salad

The pork pie was Melton Mowbray, and other protein included ham, cheese and a boiled egg.  The...

Prawn and pepper quiche

Often when I hold a barbecue I use the leftovers in a quiche next day. I had...
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