Sauces and preserves

chilli, nutty caramel sauce recipe

Chilli, nutty caramel sauce

This caramel sauce goes absolutely perfectly with Miss Molly’s Melting Marsala Meringue Terrine….. and with plain vanilla ice cream… and all sorts of other thin...
runner bean pickle recipe

Runner Bean Pickle

In Bakewell a couple of weeks ago I found Susan Slinn of Jammy Codgers  selling all kinds of interesting goodies, among them this pickle. I think it’s almost th...
tomato salsa recipe

Difference-making Tomato Salsa

When my son was about fifteen we travelled to Cuba to brush up our Spanish and gawp at the cars (see Cuban tomato mojo). We also decided we should learn how to ...
quince in syrup recipe

How To Stew Quince In Syrup

"Quince is famous for its heavy, sensual perfume, which at autumn farmers' markets hangs as thickly in the air as Dior's Poison on the platforms of London under...