Slow food vs comfort food

comfort food tastes of carolina

A Piedmontese version of the empanada with a rabbit and mushroom filling, countless experiments with fresh pasta, including one for ‘uovo in raviolo’, gin-cured halibut and a quick and easy version of the bakewell tart with caledonian cream: these and many more were the foods I couldn’t wait to try in my kitchen on my return…

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Home and away chilli sauce

This might land me into trouble. I brought food back from Africa: a bag of really hot kambuzi chillies I bought on the road to Blantyre and then stashed in my suitcase. With a tropical, fruity flavour similar to that of habaneros, kambuzis are about a quarter of the size, small misshapen yellow cherries full of…

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