Cuisines

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…. But you could transf...
the perfect tabbouleh recipe

The Perfect Lebanese Tabbouleh

“…only burghul wheat, no other cereal. Tabbouleh and couscous do not go together – they are complete strangers.” -Kamal Mouzawak   At a big party a de...
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...
all about Espelette pepper

All about the exceptional Espelette pepper

Today, 19 March, is St Joseph’s day, and in the Espelette area of the French Basque country they are likely to be busy. The local farmers will have carefully se...
recipe for black velvet cake

An alcoholic Irish cake for Maisie

It's St Patrick's Day today.... so something Irish I created this cake from the basic recipe for Black Velvet cake – a dark Guinness and chocolate cake toppe...