Celery Soup with Stilton and Walnuts

A chef at a restaurant that I worked at, years and years ago, made this soup and I fell in love with it. He said that it was on the menu of the Orient Express in the 1920’s. I’m not sure how I would go about verifying that, but I really don’t care. It’s a […]

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Steamed Cinnamon Apple Pudding

Steamed puddings are a wonderful way to use seasonal fruit in a knock out dessert. They are very popular in Britain and are beginning to make inroads in other parts of the world. They are as satisfying as any cake and absolutely beautiful when upturned, steaming, and set onto a table full of guests. Apples […]

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Traditional Custard Sauce

A silken, pourable, sweet and creamy custard sauce is a thing of beauty. I am a bit of a purist and my recipe does not use corn starch to thicken. Thickening of the sauce is achieved from the slow cooking of egg yolks and sugar in cream coupled with some elbow grease, but the result […]

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