Cote du Porc Farci

Cote du Porc Farci

INGREDIENTS (per person) A thick rib-end pork chop and trim off all fat. 2 slices of raw or cooked ham 50 grammes of Gruyere cheese 3 or 4 fresh sage leaves 5-7 cloves of peeled garlic Salt and pepper HOW TO DO IT Make a deep slit in chop/chops to the bone which you...
Asparagus with Vinaigrette

Asparagus with Vinaigrette

INGREDIENTS 1lb either white or green asparagus spears per person, trimmed down which will give each guest around eight to ten spears. Green is perfectly acceptable but the albino white variety, grown without sunshine, has a better flavour. For the vinaigrette: 3...
Hotel du Centre Skate Wing

Hotel du Centre Skate Wing

INGREDIENTS (per person) A piece of skate wing for each person, around 300 grammes per piece 1 sliced onion 1 sliced carrot 6 black peppercorns 2 bay leaves Around 120 grammes of butter 2 tablespoons of red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons of capers 2 tablespoons of chopped...
Tea with The Taliban 2005

Tea with The Taliban 2005

Written by Roger Allen The whole world had been, for a long time, wondering what had happened to Osama Bin Laden. After the terror attacks of 9/11 it was assumed he’d mostly been living in a range of caves dodging bombs. It wasn’t till one of his message runners made...
Casablanca 1997

Casablanca 1997

Written by Roger Allen Casablanca a city tied to the great Bogart Bacall movie, a city of romance, the heart-breaking goodbye at the foggy airport “Here’s looking at you kid”, the song “As time goes by”, Bogart drowning his sorrows with whiskey at the bar at Ricks...