Sauces and preserves

how to make thousand island dressing

All about Thousand Island dressing

All the recent trends have identified growing concern and unease among the general populace due to uncertain political and economic climes. People are resorting...
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...
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...
white peach chutney recipe

White peach chutney

“I had some very senior, but sound Cretan Graviera in the fridge and enjoyed some of it at lunch today with your lovely peach chutney on some fresh Syros bread!...
how to make rhubarb vinegar

How to make rhubarb vinegar

I morphed from being an avid beetroot hater to a real fan all thanks to Nigel Slater’s method of making beetroot carpaccio (post to come) – a sort of light-touc...