Dinner party

salmon with pomegranate molasses

Pretty-damn-quick Persian Salmon

For this dish the salmon is marinated in lime juice (ideally made from round Persian limes) and the Persian-derived pomegranate molasses, seasoned with Persian ...
pheasant in red wine

Pheasant in Red Wine

"On another day a couple of pheasants were strolling companionably about the field adjoining our garden. No, not a brace: a couple. Two brothers, perhaps, or mo...
kale crisps

Kale Crisps – It’s The Only Way

"Have you tasted kale? Boiled human hair is a delicacy in comparison." Celia Waldon, in The Telegraph   I’m pretty definite on the subject of kale. I’...
burrata with pesto and truffle honey

Burrata With Pesto and Truffle Honey

This is another innovative recipe inspired by my visit to Granvia Uno in Madrid (see The Dracula). Unfortunately it involves peeling and seeding the tomatoes wh...
tarte tatin

Tarte Tatin’s Secret Ingredient

"When you flip anything, you really… you just have to have the courage of your convictions." -Julia Child   Tarte Tatin is remarkably simple to make ...