This makes a very good supper or lunch dish and is more delicate in flavour than the ingredients would perhaps suggest. The original plan was to make a Stilton quiche with a chicory salad on the side. Then I thought, why not put the chicory into the tart? Continue reading
I’m enormously (unfortunate choice of word) fond of cheese. I can scarf a large wedge at one sitting, even after a hefty (there I go again) meal. One of my favourite food bloggers, the witty and always interesting author of Fromage Homage, publishes a monthly challenge for fellow turophiles.
November’s challenge is for recipes with smoked cheese. Apparently you get additional points for smoking your own cheese using a tin can and a soldering iron while wearing a ridiculous cardigan. Continue reading
What a perfect thing an egg is.
It comes in its own elegant casket, pleasingly shaped to fit in the hand.
You can boil it, poach it, coddle it, fry it, scramble it, stuff it, beat it up into an omelette or a quiche or a tortilla, make an unctuous mayonnaise, whip up a syllabub, a meringue, a custard or an eggnog, use it to enrich soups and sauces and in pastries and cakes … Continue reading