Main Ingredients

orzo and orange salad recipe

Orange and red ancient grain salad

This is a rather unusual salad with a base of ancient grain – orzo. Orzo is the Italian name for barley, but pearl barley is not the exact equivalent – neverthe...
recipe for salmon and asparagus en croûte

Sumptuous salmon and asparagus en croûte

This magnificent dish doesn’t take long in terms of preparation time, and it makes an impressive centrepiece to a grand dinner party. However, we made it in the...
butter beans with sorrel recipe

A warm salad of butter beans with sorrel

For many years I’ve despised sorrel (a kind of love child between greens and herbs) as I once grew some which was so sour I had to spit it out! After the int...
fish omelette recipe

A not very Portuguese fish omelette

Regarding the title of this recipe, I have quite a number of Portuguese friends (I love Portugal) and I have to apologise to all of them… the whole nation in fa...