Archive | July, 2016

Chicken Maryland

I don’t believe I’ve ever eaten Chicken Maryland in my life. I remember seeing it on restaurant menus back in the 1980s, but haven’t seen any reference to it in more recent days. In fact, I think the only time I have been directly exposed to it was many years ago when I was sent […]

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Creamed Spinach #1

This week’s veg box from Riverford contained a large bag of spinach. Now, there are two recipes for creamed spinach in The Prawn Cocktail Years, both very different. I decide to make the first, and simplest, of the two, which basically has you cooking the spinach slowly in a pan and then adding butter. I […]

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Meringue Glacé and Hot Chocolate Sauce

This is one of those recipes that has just never appealed to me. It sounds sweet and sickly, and if I ever saw it on a restaurant menu, it’s certainly not something I’d order. But, I have an awful lot of egg whites left over from yesterday’s Peach Melba, so here goes. The recipe starts […]

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Peach Melba

Peach Melba is another of those recipes in The Prawn Cocktail Years that I’ve just never bothered making. This time, not because it looks too complicated, but because it looks too simple. I mean, it’s peaches with ice cream, topped with raspberry sauce – not exactly fancy. In fact, it always sounded a bit boring. […]

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