A party weekend and a veg feast

So Halloween has passed. On Saturday night we had kids banging on the door for trick or treat while I was busy getting the party ready and my friends were doing their make up in the bathroom. It felt like being teenagers all over again, running up and down the stairs with make up and…

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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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