Leftovers

mince pie recipe

Mince pies par excellence

“Q: Who hides in the bakery at Christmas? A: A Mince Spy!” Christmas cracker joke   Mince pies are another Christmas commodity that is, like brandy b...
fruity chorizo cobbler recipe

Fruity chorizo cobbler

The Saucy Dressings’ chief taster told me he was tired of potatoes. “Tiny new potatoes just out of the ground and cooked by a friend are fine” he assured me, “a...
recipe for salad with marinated anchovies

Luxurious Leftover Salad

Saucy Dressings’ chief taster doesn’t like anchovies. Or at least he doesn’t like those which are preserved in a heavy dose of salt. Those, readily available al...
recipe for poor knights' pudding

Poor Knights’ Pudding

“To make Poor knights Pudding. Cut two penny loaves in round slices, dip them in half a pint of Cream or faire water, then lay them abroad in a dish, and beat t...
houmous with walnut oil and cumin recipe

Humous with Walnut Oil and Cumin

"To create the perfect craters you see in houmous served in Turkish restaurants dollop the dip in the centre of the plate, then use the back of the spoon to spr...
pork and peanut noodle salad recipe

Pork and Peanut White Noodle Salad

A friend went to a health farm. The medical staff put the fear of death into him and he came back with a determination to eat more healthily. So I sought inspir...