DIARY: A sailing cruise on Lake Ontario ends with a feast. RECIPES: Red skinned potato salad and Beet and spinach salad with goat feta.
Shopping at the world’s best market, according to National Geographic, always turns up something new.
RECIPE: Poached eggs in tomato basil sauce, Libyan grub … who knew? FOOD DIARY: In search of shakshuka’s origins.
RECIPES: English trifle, and a quick sponge recipe to make it perfect, plus Zuppa inglese and Tiramisu, two Italian versions. DIARY: Antics in a TV kitchen with Bob McLean.
RECIPES: Quiche Lorraine and cheese and spinach quiche. DIARY: Real men do eat quiche, so there.
RECIPE: Whole wheat bread, whole wheat rolls and whole wheat crescent rolls, for a healthy snack that nothing can beat.
RECIPE: Basic white bread. Nothing beats bread and butter … except possibly adding jam. DIARY: Channeling Julia Child.
RECIPES: Never-fail pie pastry and blackberry and apple pie delight.
RECIPES: Original macaroni and cheese, bacon mac and cheese, lobster mac and cheese and budget crab mac and cheese add gourmet versions to an old favourite.
RECIPE: Ratatouille Niçoise, an aromatic veggie casserole from Nice in the south of France. DIARY: How to Eat Well and Stay Single, a cookbook for batchelors, gets published … long, long ago.