Category Archives: English

Crumble Crumble Potato And Leek Filo Pie

Filo pastry sheets are amazing. You can get them to do almost anything for you – baked to become fanciful and crispy containers for appetisers; piled in layers on a tray to pack in a whole load of stew and … Read more

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Home-Made Pub Food Made Easy With Rustic Cheeseburgers

The term ‘pub food’, or ‘pub grub’, immediately conjures up images of burgers, fries and fish and chips, as well as the accompanying jugs of beer or caskets of brewed ale, the latter of which plays the more important role … Read more

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Lemony Almond Shortbread And A Shot Of Sour Redolence

I acquired the habit of munching on Scottish shortbread fingers when I was studying in Durham more than two years ago. Back then, I could buy up to two packs a week – a behaviour that is not unlike that … Read more

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Medieval Girdle Bread On A Modern Griddle Pan

Two years ago, I told myself (and the rest of the world in a previous blog post) that I was going to try to make girdle bread soon. Today, I finally got down to doing it. The tradition of making … Read more

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Medieval Cabbage Chowder For The Goodman Of Paris

It’s a jolly time to feel like a king! To start off my saffron adventures proper, I’ve finally decided to use and adapt one of the simplest recipes found in ‘The Medieval Cookbook‘. The original excerpt in old English for … Read more

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