Mincemeat Cheesecake →
Nigel proves himself a genius yet again
Ragù of red mullet with penne recipe →
Mullet is hard to come by, but with trout this worked a treat
Roll up roll up Great thinking from Ethical Chef to fill the hungry gap, and there’s a lot of potential for the lunchbox in sushi rolls. Expect to see my own versions soon. Shredded duck for starters?
Almond Soup from the Freezer →
It might sound weird, but Jamie’s Almond and Garlic Soup is prodigiously good, even after a couple of months in the freezer. Don’t forget the orange though - needs the acidity.
A Christmas bake for special friends →
A great discovery on my summer trip to Sienna was the Pan Forte, a gooey concoction of sugar, spices and nuts. It’s perfect for Christmas and just the ticket for a long present list.
More bread inspiration Great story of the Brooklyn baker who decided the best way to sort his life was to find a love of decent food.