The Collection
October 1, 2020

Tuna & Sweetcorn Pizza in a Pan

Enjoyed by Bill
June 3, 2020

Marisa’s Pasta

Enjoyed by Bill

Well, hers, mine – and Norma’s too…

June 1, 2020

Mixed Salad

Enjoyed by Bill

Everyday greenery

May 31, 2020

Strawberry Fool

Enjoyed by Bill

A simple fool to knock up with strawberries and cream

November 4, 2019

Panelle (Sicilian Chickpea Fritters) with Lemon Basil Flowers

Enjoyed by Bill

A Sicilian specialty made with chickpea flour. I’ve made my variety using lemon-scented basil flowers from Casanova and Daughters of Covent Garden.

September 26, 2019

Caponata with Cinnamon Basil Flowers

Enjoyed by Bill

Caponata is a Sicilian specialty. I’ve adapted the recipe to include basil flowers scented with cinnamon.

September 25, 2019

Sicilian Anchovies at Casanova and Daughters

Enjoyed by Bill

A lovely memory of a Seven Dials gem.

September 23, 2019

Tosi Gorgonzola Canapés , Ice Cream, Burgers and Wardorf Salads

Enjoyed by Bill

This may seem a little over-the-top for a dinner party – but you will certainly make an impression!

August 25, 2019

Popcorn and Caviar

Enjoyed by Bill

This may seem a little ‘left field’ or a crazy culinary ruse – but in fact it is grounded very objectively into our family’s Thanksgiving story…

July 24, 2019

Tosi Gorgonzola Tuna and Bresaola Canapés

Enjoyed by Bill

Gorgonzola has quite specific likes – I’ve tried to find good partners for both the dolce and piccante.

July 24, 2019

Tosi Gorgonzola Canapés with Pumpkin and Mushroom

Enjoyed by Bill

Gorgonzola has quite specific likes – I’ve tried to find good partners for both the dolce and the piccante.

July 7, 2019

Asparagus, Plaice and Maltaise Mousse Canapes

Enjoyed by Bill

This is a spin on Escoffier’s white asparagus with sauce maltaise. The two are often served as an accompaniment for a white fish such as turbot. Here the fish is plaice rolled around asparagus and a maltaise mousse and served as a canapé.

June 30, 2019

Tosi Gorgonzola with Asparagus on Polenta

Enjoyed by Bill

Well, what do you know, here’s a taste combination from out of the blue! Asparagus and dolci Gorgonzola. Add grilled polenta and well-paired wine and you will be in Italian food heaven.

June 29, 2019

Dad’s Japanese style Asparagus Tempura Soba

Enjoyed by Bill

This is a classic Japanese way with soba and tempura. Strickly speaking the asparagus tempura is kaki-age, made like a tempura fritter rather than individual spears coated in tempura. But such academic details seem trivial when it comes to tempura – any tempura is amazing – especially asparagus!

June 28, 2019

Asparagus Niçoise Salad

Enjoyed by Bill

The exact constituent parts of an authentic Niçoise salad is a matter of contentious debate. There must be as many points of view as there are cooks. So I am throwing my hat into the ring and offer up Niçoise with asparagus!!

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