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peach melba recipe

Operatic Peach Melba

The Duke of Orléans gave a dinner at The Savoy for the Australian soprano, Nellie Melba, in the early 1890s. Melba was singing in Wagner’s opera, Lohengrin. In ...
how to cook spring greens

Brazilian-style garlicky shredded greens

The difference between collard greens and spring greens I’ve just come back from Brazil where I discovered they grow collard greens like weeds. Collard greens ...
fried chicken recipe

Red Rooster’s Fried Yardbird Made Simple

“Whether hidden, or right on an avenue Harlem is cooking. An entire neighbourhood is draped in spice and smells: cumin, garlic, brown sugar…..  Right now my Roo...
courgette and ricotta pasta recipe

Interesting, Compromise, Courgette Pasta

I call this recipe Interesting Compromise Pasta because at least the ricotta is better for you than the double cream of yesterday’s naughty pasta. It is base...
quince in syrup recipe

How To Stew Quince In Syrup

"Quince is famous for its heavy, sensual perfume, which at autumn farmers' markets hangs as thickly in the air as Dior's Poison on the platforms of London under...