Leek, Cucumber and Emmenthal Flan

The ingredients in this flan are so unusual. There’s the crispness of the water chestnuts, the softness of the leeks, and the sweetness of the pineapple. Mix them all together and they work quite brilliantly. This dish is perfect for the weekend, served at lunch or supper time with a large salad. I hadn’t used…

Ricotta and Olive Pie

“Restaurant quality” is how my husband defined this dish. High praise indeed! This recipe is perfect for impressing dinner party guests, and with very little cost and effort involved – but don’t tell your guests that! My dear cousin first brought this recipe to my attention so I was keen to have a go. She…