Today could be a bad day for vampires.

Today is National Garlic Day. So celebrate by cooking with a clove or two. If you’re worried about garlic breath, why not try using a whole clove or pressing one gently with a knife to give a milder flavour than chopped or crushed garlic. But don’t bother if travelling to Transylvania…

French Provincial Cooking, Elizabeth David

If I had to leave town in a hurry and only had time to pick up just one cookery book, this would be the one. It was the first book that really got me interested in food. I’d left home, gone to art college in London and was living in a grotty flat in a […]