Monthly Archives: April 2016

Bavette: not just for the French

A menu fixe steak-frites, usually preceded by salade de chèvre chaud and followed by mousse au chocolat, is probably one of many people’s first experiences of eating out in France. The steak, in most instances, is often bavette, or onglet (more of … Continue reading

Posted in Beef recipes | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Morito mackerel kebabs

The word kebab is often a little tarnished. But, since the Friday-night kebabs of my youth, the reality of what a kebab is, or what is on sale has changed somewhat. Anyone who has tried Greek souvlaki or a Lebanese chicken shawarma … Continue reading

Posted in Fish recipes | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

How to feel rich for a quid: peanut-sesame noodles

There aren’t many foods I miss from childhood, nothing remarkable or special to my family anyway. My grandma’s apple pie, perhaps, because we had it, without fail, every time we went to visit. Tuppence-worth of hot chips on a cold … Continue reading

Posted in How to feel rich for a quid, Storecupboard | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments