We're in Ahmedhabad, capital of the west Indian state of Gujerat, Mahatma Gandhi's homeland, where the tradition is vegetarian.
Tuesday, 30 October 2018
A slow-cooked daube from the Camargue - recipe and opening image gathered during my previous career as a natural history artist.
Friday, 14 September 2018
summertime and the living is easy....
Tuesday, 14 August 2018
images and recipe gathered on St. Barts circa - ooo, sometime in the early noughties.
Gratin dauphinois: just potatoes, butter, milk and cream - no cheese!
Wednesday, 8 August 2018
Thursday, 12 July 2018
project's coming along slowly but surely...make your summer minestrone with fresh borlotti beans (in the shops now) instead of potato.
Portuguese caldo verde - easy and delicious. You can use any variety of dark-leaved cabbage but make sure it's shredded as fine as angels' hair (in a manner of speaking. Portuguese cooks use a special instrument for the job.
Friday, 22 June 2018
Tuesday, 29 May 2018
Simple, easy and delicious with new potatoes and a spoonful of cranberries collapsed in a splash of water and little sugar. Recipe from the wife of a retired forester in the Swedish lake district - hence long-boat with oarsmen in the background.
Tuesday, 24 April 2018
To qualify as a proper paella, the dish must be cooked in the open air by a man (or men) in a double-handled raw iron pan set over the embers of a campfire. Essential ingreditients are round-grain rice, saffron, olive oil, water and salt, plus whatever foraged ingredients come to hand: in the rice paddies of Valencia, rabbit, frog-legs and snails are usual. Vegetarians can stick with fresh of pre…
Boston clam chowder as served at Legal Seafood on the Boston seafront with Julia Child circa 1986....
Tuesday, 3 April 2018
Here's a single strip recipe for vanilla custard with its related recipes - no 52, well, these things take time!
Thursday, 22 March 2018
no. 54 out of 80 (progress, eh?) Ethiopian chicken w'ett is a special party-dish. Unusual features: skin the chicken (normal instruction in a hot climate) and cook the onion in water rather than fry.
Tuesday, 20 February 2018
hot off the press...actually, a bit slow as it's for January 6th and we're nearly into February. Hope you like the camels.
Wednesday, 31 January 2018
Monday, 22 January 2018
A Proper Mexican Guacamole
Monday, 8 January 2018
Just finished a new cartoon – a proper Mexican guacamole – as I'm sure you know, it's a flavoured mash (a bit like scrunched potatoes) not a puree!
Many thanks to supporters so far!
Tuesday, 17 October 2017
...and please pass on the news to anyone you think might be interested. It's a steep learning curve, crowd-funding. But I like the anarchy of self-publishing - Dickens did it after all, and he was no slouch, sales-wise. Meanwhile I'll be posting images from my sketchbooks regularly on Instagram (the handle is elisabeth.luard). The contents of my sketchbooks - I have hundreds from over the years…