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The Food Standards Agency

November 19, 2018 smitsa 0

The Food Standards Agency in the United Kingdom was established on April 1st 2000. It functions to protect public health from risks which may arise […]

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The Classic New York Cheesecake

November 19, 2018 smitsa 0

Preparation time: 30 to 40 minutes,    Cooking time: 40 to 55 minutes    Extra time: 6 hours chilling   Ready in: 7 hours & 35minutes. Serves 12 Ingredients  150g (5 1/2 oz.) digestive biscuits […]

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Chicken Caesar Salad

November 19, 2018 smitsa 0

The classic Caesar salad. Roast chicken is ideal but the pieces need to come from a previous dinner. Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 20 […]

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French-Fried Onions

November 19, 2018 smitsa 0

French fried onions are ideal as a crunchy alternative to simply fried or baked onions. These make great garnishes or part of a topping for […]

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Broccoli Casserole

November 19, 2018 smitsa 0

One of the great sides for a Thanksgiving dinner is a casserole and there is an excellent side – the broccoli casserole. This particular one […]

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The Thanksgiving Turkey

November 18, 2018 smitsa 0

Turkey has become the traditional fare of both Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner. Whatever you do to a turkey there are some simple ideas which help […]

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How To Make A Pesto

November 14, 2018 smitsa 0

Pesto is one of the many delights of Italian cooking and also a way to remind you of summer. It is the fact that the […]

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The Strawberry Bavarois

November 13, 2018 smitsa 0

The Bavarois is a dessert built around cream and usually fruit and uses gelatin to produce a firm shape. A famous example uses raspberries but […]

Almond and raspberry cake, Bakewell tart. Traditional British pastry. Wooden backgraund. Top view

Bakewell Tart

November 12, 2018 smitsa 0

The classic Bakewell tart is actually pudding which probably comes from this Derbyshire town in the UK but no-one really knows this. There is evidence […]

Spaghetti alla carbonara made with bacon, eggs, cheese and black pepper served in bowl with cheese to grate in the back (selective focus, focus one third into the meal)

Spaghetti alla carbonara

November 12, 2018 smitsa 0

Spaghetti carbonara  is best prepared by cooking the pasta al dente. It is one of the classic pizzeria dishes but probably owes as much of […]

Chicken stock is the base for a chicken broth.

Preparing A Chicken Stock

November 12, 2018 smitsa 0

A simple chicken stock is ideal for risottos, consommés, soups and any other type of recipe that demands a full flavoured and tasty base. I’ve […]

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Preparing A Consomme

November 12, 2018 smitsa 0

Consommé is what chefs describe as a thin clear soup. It is to all intents and purposes a strong flavoured stock which has been cleared. […]

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Burrida

November 11, 2018 smitsa 0

A burrida is a speciality fish dish from the Italian island of Sardinia (Sardegna) although it is also a signature dish of Liguria in Northern […]

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Hollandaise Sauce

November 11, 2018 smitsa 0

When it comes to sauces, one of the basic French classics is the Hollandaise Sauce.  For many Elizabeth David said it all when the purists […]

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Timbale of Smoked Fish

November 10, 2018 smitsa 0

If you are thinking opf a suitable appetizer to grace any meal then a timbale, which is a small offering of fish or vegetables, or […]

Steamed chinese bun

Chinese Steamed Buns

November 9, 2018 smitsa 0

Chinese steam bread or buns are popular staples to accompany all sorts of chinese dishes. Peking duck and chow meins are all popular dishes which […]