Recipe – Herb Scones

Herb Scones I love herb scones alongside a bowl of soup, but they also make a great savoury addition to afternoon tea. Use just one herb or a mixture of any fresh herbs you like: parsley, chervil, dill, chives, tarragon or thyme – even a little very finely chopped rosemary – in this versatile, tasty […]

Recipe – German Potato & Chervil Soup (Kerbelsuppe)

German Potato & Chervil Soup German potato & chervil soup (kerbelsuppe) is traditionally eaten on Maundy Thursday, the day before Good Friday which celebrates the Last Supper; in German this day is also known as Gründonnerstag (‘green Thursday’). Some traditional recipes thicken kerbelsuppe with an egg yolk and serve it with chopped hard-boiled egg stirred […]

Recipe – Bacon and Egg Pie

Bacon & Egg Pie Bacon and egg pie is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner and, as it’s great served at room temperature, it makes ideal picnic fare. Best of all, the ingredients will be on hand in a well-stocked fridge. I was introduced to this pie by my friend Janni Kyritsis who makes his […]

Recipe – Chicken Mushroom Crepes

Chicken & Mushroom Crepes Serve these delicious chicken and mushroom crepes as a main course with a herb salad (I like butter lettuce and chervil) or individually as a starter. The filling can be made the day before, as can the batter or even the crepes, which makes this an easy dish to assemble and […]

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