saucy dressings

duck and orange recipe

Duck à l’orange with a negroni sauce

One of the few cookery books which has made me laugh out loud is Kay Plunkett-Hogge’s Adventures of a Terribly Greedy Girl. Plunkett-Hogge (honestly, what a nam...
pickled cucumber recipe

Pretty and Pronto Pickled Cucumber

Pickled cucumber acts as a perfect foil for oily smoked fish – smoked salmon or mackerel for example. This goes well, for example, with A Sixties-Style Smoked S...
what to do with leftover red wine

What to do with leftover red wine

It’s very unusual to have leftover red wine in the Saucy Dressings’ household – in much the same way that leftover chocolate is fairly non-existent – but it doe...
sumac flatbread recipe

Simple Sumac Flatbreads

I don’t normally bother making bread which needs to be kneaded (see no-knead bread) but these flatbreads are so simple, it’s like falling off a log! Serve wi...
pea puree recipe

How to make a pea purée

Don’t used fresh peas for this pea purée – it’s a complete waste! There’s only one way to eat fresh peas, and that is lightly boiled, with a touch of salt, mint...