I AM still exploring A Village Cookbook, a fund-raiser for St Wulfran’s, Ovingdean. Bernadette Skinner contributed a recipe in memory of her father, a Polish airman, who died when she was 19. It is Bigos, the Polish national dish
Simon Walsh makes Sprout and Stilton risotto and Cranberry and chocolate trifle
ST WULFRAN’s, Ovingdean, must have convivial parish gatherings, judging by A Village Cookbook, put together by Shirley Ross, Jay Butler, and many of the congregation. Most of the recipes are for puddings, cakes, and biscuits, and there are some wonderful Christmas recipes
Simon Walsh makes mince pies, Advent biscuits, and brandy butter
I HAVE spent half of my life hoarding stuff, and the second half (so far) bemoaning this habit. But keep things for long enough, and they become “retro”, “vintage”, or even “antique”.
Rummaging through old magazines recently, I discovered a single-page leaflet from the Ministry of...
Simon Walsh makes Soul cakes and Mackerel and apple salad
IT IS apple season again, and Jeff sends me some cake recipes from the United States, which evoke the beautiful New England illustrations of childhood books
Simon Walsh makes Lemon barley water and Michaelmas-style turkey drumsticks
Terence Handley MacMath whips up Eggs Benedict
Simon Walsh makes gazpacho and coconut ice
Terence Handley McMath cooks chickpea tagine with rose harissa paste followed by almond and pistachio cake with rose water