Dinner party

plums in crème de cassis

Plums Poached With Crème De Cassis

"For Chris and Justin the Royal Opera House is a theatre and the ingredients, food and service must 'sing' - as if in their own opera" Kitchen Garden Expe...
nutella cake

Elegant Nutella Cake

For more than ten with rote grütze or plums in crème de cassis and crème fraîche   300g/10oz dark chocolate 100g/4oz good quality milk chocol...
salmon with pomegranate molasses

Pretty-damn-quick Persian Salmon

For this dish the salmon is marinated in lime juice (ideally made from round Persian limes) and the Persian-derived pomegranate molasses, seasoned with Persian ...
pheasant in red wine

Pheasant in Red Wine

"On another day a couple of pheasants were strolling companionably about the field adjoining our garden. No, not a brace: a couple. Two brothers, perhaps, or mo...
kale crisps

Kale Crisps – It’s The Only Way

"Have you tasted kale? Boiled human hair is a delicacy in comparison." Celia Waldon, in The Telegraph   I’m pretty definite on the subject of kale. I’...
burrata with pesto and truffle honey recipe

Burrata With Pesto and Truffle Honey

"In summertime, if you have burrata or something with tomato, you can play a bit with rosé." -Pierre-Marie Faure, head sommelier at Alain Ducasse at The Dorche...