Braciole with Pasta – Sunday Gravy

             Anyone who is a fan of American mob movies such as Goodfellas or Sopranos will be familiar with the term Sunday Gravy. It’s an American Italian institution which involves a long simmered tomato sauce made with copious cuts of meat – everything from meatballs, pork ribs, sausages and most importantly, … Continue reading

Nigel Slater’s Roasted Eggplant with Cream & Thyme

Combining eggplants (or aubergines) with cream shouldn’t really work, it’s not one of those natural food pairings and if anyone other than Mr Slater had suggested otherwise I would never have tried it. I’m so glad I did though because this is one of the best eggplant dishes I’ve made and it’s such a nice … Continue reading

Simon Hopkinson’s Parmesan Biscuits

I can’t tell you the number of recipes I’ve made from Simon Hopkinson’s recent television series the Good Cook. Somehow I’m much more tempted to try recipes after watching someone cook it than I would be from just reading the same recipe in a cook book. Hence the popularity of cooking shows I guess. That … Continue reading