Lunches

duck liver pate recipe

It’s-a-doddle duck liver pâté

The other evening we had an extraordinary dinner. A cousin of mine – almost my twin in age – came for supper with the Chief Taster and myself. He’s a fascina...
storecupboard prawns, beans and feta recipe

Storecupboard prawns, beans, and feta

I sometimes need to create a quick lunch with the minimum of ‘freshies’. Where that is the case this is what I conjure up with the use of prawns, beans, and fet...
gnocchi pie recipe

Gnocchi pie of ham hock and peas

This makes a splendid mid-week supper, or a hearty winter lunch. The carbohydrate element (the potato gnocchi) requires no work at all. Comfort food, best serve...
christmasy spanakopita

Spanakopita Christmas Presents

Spanakopita is a type of Greek spinach and feta pie wrapped up in a parcel of filo pastry. What makes these Christmasy is the addition of the cranberries. If yo...