Crispy Potato Roast is one of those one-pot wonders which are hearty, delicious and easy to put together. I find myself making this dish all the time as their is something homy and heartwarming about the bacon and garlic aromas infusing the house at the end of a long, gloomy day. (The long rainsContinue reading

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Duck a l’orange is undoubtedly one of the timeless classics of French cuisine but sadly preparing it involves many steps and plenty of time. This recipe for Duck breast a l’orange, on the other hand, works with the very best part of the bird, the magret or breast, offers all the flavor and takes aboutContinue reading

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The Holiday season is now a thing of the past and the time has come for me to tell you about my New Years Eve dinner party. This tale will stretch over several posts however. This year I decided to spend the better part of the New Years Eve preparing a 6 course dinner forContinue reading

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Smoked fish arugula salad is a very simple yet suitable for special occasions salad. Choosing an elegant yet uncomplicated salad course to serve for a holiday dinner will make your task easier. As with all simple recipes, the quality if the fish, the arugula and the olive oil used is what makes the salad. TheContinue reading

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Beef Wellington is an impressive main course to serve for a special occasion such as this holiday season. This recipe can be easily double if you are expecting a larger group. Beef Wellington is definitely one of the most spectacular main dishes of English cuisine. Their is an unconfirmed relation between the origins of thisContinue reading

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Fondant Potatoes is my choice of side dish for this year’s holiday menu. I do like adding a touch of old charm to the my Christmas table, fondant potatoes were just the thing to match with my upcoming main course recipe. The history of this dish tell of its popularity among European upper class in aContinue reading

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White Chocolate Cake is just what I would serve on a Christmas or New Years Eve Party. It is luxurious, wintery and festive looking and absolutely decadent. The cake is very rich but the buttery sweetness of the white chocolate cream is perfectly balanced with a freshness of the blueberries. Served with a glass ofContinue reading

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