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Cotswold Dumplings, crisp, Cheddar-cheesy and light as a feather with a secret ingredient!
Sour Cherry Pie with a peppery almond flavored crust, it doesn't get any better than this.
Deviled Chicken Salad with bacon and watercress on a Savory Eclair, inspired by a visit to Oxford.
Lavender scented meatballs and arugula pesto, different and delicious!
Croute au Madere, a madeira apricot sauce
on toast or as a glaze on cake.. simple and delicious !
Punch Romaine, served on the Titanic and made with a lemon ginger ice, sparkling Malvasia and meringue--inspired by "Cooling Cups and Dainty Drinks" from 1869.
Cocoa Cordial from Jennie Benedict's "Blue Ribbon Cookbook"a delicious restorative with port to put the roses back in your cheeks!
Buttery, flaky M'semmen seduces with melting goat cheese, hot harissa honey and olives.
Long rise bread is more digestible and full of vitamins and minerals as well as being delicious with a natural sweetness. It's the way bread was meant to be made!
Filet with Port Sauce and Stilton Custard with a visit to 1853 (and a nod to Grant Achatz Next Restaurant!).
Raspberry Rose Chocolate Truffles with Raspberry Rose Champagne Cocktails... a Mother's Day treat!
Derby Day Cocktail: Mint Julep Champagne Cocktail using St George Single Malt from Craft Distillers for a truly elegant drink.
Verjus, vinegar with a pedigree. It takes a salad or a fruit or vegetable to a new level. Simple to make, difficult to wait for!
Duck Rillettes, a creamy delicious pate great to spread on bread or to use as a filling for the best omelette ever!!
Morels and Beef in a Creamy Sauce with Deep Fried Morels on top (and piecrust cookies underneath!)
Sea Urchin in Madeira with Cream and Pasta. They don't call it the foie gras of the sea for nothing!
Strawberries with St Germain Creme Anglaise and Lemon-Almond Tuiles inspired by Renoir and Feasting on Art.
Asparagus with a Tofu Sesame Dip just in time for Spring
Smoked Chicken Salad with Blood Orange and Chili Sauce.
Sherwood Forest Cocktail, a brilliantly spiced Blackberry Puree and Prosecco drink from Cipriani like it's cousin the Bellini!
Scottish Apple Mousse with Tortoiseshell Caramel and Buttered Pecans
David Leibovitz' Absinthe Pistachio Cake with Hemingway's Absinthe Champagne is a great combination!
Salmon with beet and lime butters from the late great Chanterelle Restaurant in NYC.
Roman de la Rose Chocolate Cupcakes for Valentine's Day. There is seduction in every taste of the rose scented frosting!
Deep fried Meatballs with Devil's Own Dipping Sauce- just in time for the Super Bowl!
Cosimo de Medici's Jasmine Chocolate will get you in the mood for romance!
Syllabub: The Great-Great-Grandfather of Irish Coffee with white wine and Madeira supplying the punch!
Persimmon Pudding with an Addictive Sour Lemon Sauce
Lemon Buttermilk Rum Punch, A citrus Eggnog with a rum kick!
Hot chocolate with cognac and Marshmallow with Real Marshmallow Root and Rosewater,
the real thing!
Jane Austen drank Ratafia, so can you. Vodka suffused with Spiced Quince ready for the holidays and Mr. Darcy!
Pedro Ximenez Sherry works a little dark magic with Prunes in a delicious Ice Cream... chocolate sauce finishes the spell!
'Melon en Nougat' with a sinful Italian Meringue cream and melon bathed in a light port caramel.
Aviatrix, a Creme de Violette Champagne cocktail and a delicious romantic drink.