TV election debates create ‘plausible tarts’, warns historian

Peter Hennessy said that he had “grave reservations” about the broadcasting of the leadership debates, which took place in Britain for the first time before the 2010 ­general election. Warning that they meant future leaders would be selected for being “plausible tarts” rather than simply “decent”, he said a culture of “celebritocracy” could blight politics. […]

Crunchy spanicopita

I hate it when I make this and it always emerges soggy from the oven, so today I decided to prebake the base and cook the egg to the point of very loose scrambled egg before filling the pie. Other ingredients: feta cheese, spinach prefried in garlic, cinnamon or nutmeg. And of course butter/olive oil […]

Chicken + Noodle

Sorry for the delayed follow up. The method is very easy, just needs a lot of veg chopping.Fry some or all of the following cut in 1 inch squares or circles:courgette, red pepper, leek, sprouts, red onion etc plus the ginger chicken.When cooked add noodles and the sauce you prepared 2 weeks ago and chicken […]

Evil Wagamama Chicken Chilli Men Recipe

Not sure why this is one of the most popular recipes. First make the sauce by chopping quite finely but not blitzing the following ingredients:lemongrass stalks, peeledgarlicchilligingerfresh chillired onionand fry for 6-8 minutes without colouring.Add red pepper slices and sauté a further 8-10 minutes.Add salt, sugar, light soy, chilli sauce and tomato sauce. For the […]