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Roasted Tomato Tart with Shrimp

Roasted Tomato Tart with Shrimp

I adapted this from a recipe I came across many years ago (20??) in an issue of Victoria Magazine. Don’t be daunted by...

Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie

Claridge's Hotel has been providing luxury accommodation in the heart of Mayfair since the 1850s; Martyn Nail,...

Winter Vegetable Chili

Winter Vegetable Chili

The weeks leading up to Christmas are fraught with opportunities for overindulgence. This vegetable-packed chili is a...

Mushroom Strudel

Mushroom Strudel

The humble, earthy mushroom takes on a deeply savoury flavour and meaty texture when sauteed in olive oil and butter....

Chicken and Pork Kebabs

Chicken and Pork Kebabs

Kebabs are a colourful and flavourful member of the grilling menu. Easy to throw together, they're infinitely...

Greek Salad

Greek Salad

Colourful bell peppers and heirloom tomatoes jostle an English cucumber, Kalamata olives and Feta cheese in a lemony...

Lancashire Beef Hot Pot

Lancashire Beef Hot Pot

This hearty one-pot stew is traditionally made with lamb, but is every bit as good with beef. The layer of potatoes...

Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto

It's that time of year when basil plants are at their fragrant peak and visions of pasta ribbons festooned with pesto...

Artichoke Puffs

Artichoke Puffs

Flaky, savoury and delicious. Just what the doctor ordered for an appetizer. These puffs melt in your mouth, and...

Summer Squash Carbonara

Summer Squash Carbonara

While my son Adam and I very much enjoy exploring multi-step, complex recipes during our vacation time, we are also on...

Pork Chops with Peaches

Pork Chops with Peaches

When Adam and their family visit us in Cape Cod, it's our tradition to try a bunch of new recipes and this year was no...

Cassoulet

Cassoulet

Cassoulet is an incredibly rich and flavourful dish, and one of my favourites when we go to Le Select Bistro in...

Dinner In The Cape

Dinner In The Cape

We have been in our Cape house for most of November, enjoying the brisk fall breezes and extended autumn of the...

Butternut Squash Risotto

Butternut Squash Risotto

Risotto is a favourite in our house. We make it throughout the year, especially in the fall when the weather just...

Lobster Risotto

Lobster Risotto

Risotto is a traditional Italian dish made with starchy Arborio or Carnaroli rice, that give the dish a soft,...

Ricotta and Basil Ravioli

Ricotta and Basil Ravioli

Is there anything more delectable than homemade pasta?  Probably not, we concluded over dinner last night as we...

Linguine with Clams

Linguine with Clams

I'd always loved this dish, and then I had it in Venice and became spoiled for life. Linguine con Vongole, as it's...

Osso Bucco

Osso Bucco

A traditional, much loved Italian dish, "Osso Buco" means "hole of bone" because the marrow provides the rich flavour...

Turkey Stew

Turkey Stew

We recently enjoyed an Apple-Brined and Hickory-Smoked Turkey on the BBQ. Not only is the cooking process fast and...

Lamb Shanks

Lamb Shanks

This hearty braised dish is a family favourite. This recipe is a compilation of many I’ve tried over the years. Still,...

Making Fresh Pasta

Making Fresh Pasta

I had always been intrigued and somewhat intimidated at the thought of making fresh pasta. Then, visiting the Williams...

Succotash

Succotash

We’re suckers for succotash in our house. As a kid, I loathed lima beans and anything that resembled them, so was...

Release Your Inner Squirrel

Release Your Inner Squirrel

Every August I’m overcome with the urge to store food for the winter. Clearly some holdover from an ancient...

Paella

Paella

Paella is a gorgeous dish, the rice beautifully coloured with saffron and studded with delicious seafood, chorizo rice...

Tigger’s Pasta

Tigger’s Pasta

Our marmalade cat, Tigger, considers himself to be human, although if asked, I’d bet he’d shudder at the thought of...

White Bean & Shrimp Salad

White Bean & Shrimp Salad

This wonderful salad makes a tasty starter course for dinner and works equally well as a main course for lunch....

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