Greengage jam

Greengages are one of those fleeting fruits, barely even there before they’ve departed for another year. If you see some, my only advice is to buy them. As many as you can carry or afford. Known in France as Reine Claude, they are the most regal of the plums, elegant and subtle, honey sweet but still… Continue reading Greengage jam


I still dream of the Italian supper club I hosted with a chef friend back in the summer of 2019. Over two sold out nights, we served our dream Italian-themed dinner. My friend, in charge of the savoury dishes, made a Panzanella that had everyone in raptures. The kitchen team kept pinching a mouthful from the… Continue reading Panzanella