Stewed Halibut with Egg and Lemon Sauce

Stewed Halibut with Egg and Lemon Sauce

Another recipe, traditional this time, maybe even very old, for Pesach We always had this at home for Pesach. When I was catering in the UK we were asked to prepare a meal for a silver wedding. The only problem was that the hotel where they were holding the event...
Two-nuts Chocolate Torte

Two-nuts Chocolate Torte

So we are now on the run-in to Pesach.  Most of us use the recipes that we have used for years. Certainly nothing wrong with that.  Nevertheless, here is one recipe you may have not yet used. More recipes before Pesach. If you feel that you will need a relaxing...
Sticky Beef in Ginger

Sticky Beef in Ginger

On one of my first cruises (1998) on the lovely Marco Polo. I was asked to cater a, family style, Chinese meal. I had Chow Mein, Sweet & Sour Chicken plus a couple of other dishes. I still wanted one more. I went and asked the Executive Sous Chef for an idea. He...
Osso Bucco

Osso Bucco

On our cruise onboard the super yacht Azzurra in January we introduced, for the first time, Osso Bucco. We are pleased to say it was a great success. Although a traditional Italian dish we hope to have this as part of our menus for our beautiful cruise on the Douro....
Pastel de Nata

Pastel de Nata

Pastel de nata (Portuguese) pastéis de nata; Portuguese:  or pastel de Belém is a Portuguese egg custard tart pastry, optionally dusted with cinnamon. Outside Portugal, they are particularly popular in other parts of Western Europe, Asia and former Portuguese...