Index of Recipes

An alphabetical index of the recipes included in ‘Just a few recipes …’

Scones and Clotted Cream

A cream tea is a real treat and fresh scones are quick and easy to make, although clotted cream takes a while longer.


Falafel are at their best cooked fresh: crunchy outside but soft on the inside. Made in minutes, too.

Goan Prawn Curry

This is a simple dish, with its hot and sour sauce, takes just a few minutes to put together.

Kozani Chicken

This is a very simple chicken stew cooked with onions and prunes and flavoured with paprika and saffron.


Greek rice pudding is cheap and easy to make – and it is also ridiculously good.


If you’ve never made pitta bread, but only eaten the sort you can buy in supermarkets with a sell-by date several months in the future, you’re missing something really, really good.


Here the aubergines are dry-fried, so they don’t absorb lots of oil. The result is a lighter dish, but still full of flavour.

Baba Ganoush

Baba ganoush is a Middle Eastern aubergine and tahini dip, ideal for serving with ashtanur, pitta or other flatbreads.

Gelato di crema

Italian ice cream is basically frozen custard, made with milk enriched with cream, sugar and egg yolks. It is very light, and spoonfuls should just melt on the tongue

RĂ´ti de Porc

A classic method of slow-roasting pork in a covered casserole, producing tender meat, that is moist and full of flavour.