Cream of tomato soup

1 kilo/2 lb tomatoes
2 onions
2 cloves garlic
1/2 litre/1 pint veal or chicken
stock (tub)
2 tablespoons finely chopped
1 small tub creme fraiche
salt and freshly ground pepper
1 tablespoon finely chopped
fresh herbs

Smoked eel appetizers

1 lemon
50 g/2 oz softened butter
2 tablespoons finely chopped
salt and freshly ground pepper
3 slices white tin-loaf
100 g/3 1/2 oz smoked eel at
room temperature


6 oz smoked haddock
3/4 oz butter
1 hard-boiled egg, chopped
9 oz cooked rice
2 tablespoons single cream
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1/4 teaspoon paprika

Sole with whisky sauce

8 sole fillets, skinned
1 1/2 oz butter
salt and freshly ground pepper
1 small fennel bulb, thinly sliced
1 garlic clove, crushed
3 tablespoons whisky
4 oz peeled prawns
2 large firm tomatoes, skinned, deseeded and chopped
1/4 pint double cream

Mussel kebabs

4 lb fresh mussels, cooked and shelled
9 oz bacon rashers, rinds removed, cut into lengths and folded double
1 red pepper, deseeded and cut into squares
1 green pepper, deseeded and cut into squares
4 oz butter, softened
2 garlic cloves, crushed
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
salt and freshly ground pepper

Duck with lychees

1 x 5 lb duck
1 x 14 oz can lychees
4 oz petit pois
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Roast chicken

1 x 3 lb oven-ready chicken

Kebabs a la Grecque

4 lambs' kidneys, cored and cubed
1 lb lean boned leg of lamb, cubed
1 aubergine, peeled and cubed
1 green pepper, deseeded and cut into squares
6 button mushrooms
6 small firm tomatoes
For the marinade
4 tablespoons vegetable oil
juice of 1/2 lemon
1 small onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, crushed
salt and freshly ground pepper
1/4 teaspoon mustard powder
1 teaspoon dried oregano
2 bay leaves

Sweet and sour pork

7 onion, sliced
1/2 oz butter
1 1/2 lb lean boned pork, cubed
1 x 8 oz can pineapple cubes
3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
4 tablespoons soy sauce
1 oz cornflour
salt and freshly ground black pepper
1/2 red pepper, deseeded and shredded

Cream of chicken soup

1 oz butter
1 oz flour
3/4 pint water
1 chicken stock cube
salt and freshly ground pepper
4 oz cooked chicken, diced
1 tablespoon chopped chives
2 tablespoons double cream

Baked Crab Dip Recipe

4Ingredients for Baked Crab Dip Recipe

* 1 lb. crab meat
* 2 tbsp. minced onion
* 2 tbsp. chili sauce
* 8 oz. cream cheese, softened and room temperature
* 2/3 c. mayonnaise


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