Cakes and biscuits

three ingredient lemon cake recipe

3-ingredient lemon cake

This lemon cake is a cheesecake look-alike, with no cheese! There’s no baking, and it uses just three ingredients – so it falls into both th...

Cocktails and mocktails

how to make a sidecar

How to make the best sidecar cocktail

I bought a bottle of Solerno, a liqueur made of blood oranges, to experiment with, and it wasn’t long before I came upon the Sidecar family ...
fine and dandy cocktail recipe

Fine and Dandy Cocktail

I regularly meet with a girlfriend for an escape day...or even a weekend. They are justified as a sort of 'sanity retention' exercise, and o...

Dinner party

coconut and pineapple flower pie recipe

Coconut and Pineapple Flower Pie

This pie is easily made and, thanks to the pineapple flowers which give zing in terms of taste, it also looks spectacular.   Good a...

Leftovers

smoky northern european potatoes recipe

Smoky Eastern European Potatoes

This is a very easy way of cooking potatoes – no peeling involved of course. I have called them ‘eastern European’ because of the caraway…. ...
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-e...

Pasta and rice

Sauces and preserves

plum and juniper sauce

Plum and Juniper Sauce

This is a wonderful plum and juniper sauce to serve with duck, or with gammon. It’s also rather good spooned over red cabbage. Make lots ...

Super-easy

gilded cod with a tamarind sauce

Gilded cod with a tamarind sauce

This is another dish inspired by a recipe in The Turmeric Cookbook, the slim volume given to me by Tried & Supplied founder, Domini Hogg...
warm red radicchio salad recipe

A Warm Red Radicchio Salad

"....In early February I find myself craving the bitter leaves like a bad-tempered Kodiak bear who drank 18 bottles of Côtes du Rhône the ni...

Super-quick

gilded cod with a tamarind sauce

Gilded cod with a tamarind sauce

This is another dish inspired by a recipe in The Turmeric Cookbook, the slim volume given to me by Tried & Supplied founder, Domini Hogg...
warm red radicchio salad recipe

A Warm Red Radicchio Salad

"....In early February I find myself craving the bitter leaves like a bad-tempered Kodiak bear who drank 18 bottles of Côtes du Rhône the ni...

Vegetarian

warm red radicchio salad recipe

A Warm Red Radicchio Salad

"....In early February I find myself craving the bitter leaves like a bad-tempered Kodiak bear who drank 18 bottles of Côtes du Rhône the ni...

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