Tag Archives: French recipes

Poach my Lobster, or how I started my own cookbook publisher

A long long time ago, in a galaxy far away or, rather, in Cambridgeshire I was given a copy of The Pooh Cook Book. Here it is and there, on the endpapers, is my name and address and proof that I … Continue reading

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Tomato and Parmesan clafoutis

In the week, if I’m home, I aim for two things for dinner: use as little kit as possible, so one-pot, or do as little shopping as possible, so using storecupboard ingredients, or both. It’s partly a question of time, partly … Continue reading

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Warm salads for cold days: black pudding, caramelised apple and walnut

Defeated by this weather, I am yet again struggling to move into ‘spring’ food mode. I had a baked potato this week ffs! I haven’t had one of those all winter but this endless rain just sent me into a … Continue reading

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Cheese soufflé recipe for one, two, three…

Cheese soufflé is one of my all-time favourite foods and although the word soufflé seems to provoke fear in many an amateur cook it’s not that difficult. You need to be able to do three things: make a cheese sauce; … Continue reading

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Spinach and raisin tian recipe

All that Tesco’s shopping has sent me kicking and screaming to the South of France, at least in terms of recipe ideas. A tian, according to Larousse Gastronomique is ‘an earthenware ovenproof dish from Provence…used to prepare all kinds of … Continue reading

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