Neither moussaka nor lasagne either …..

……. so what is it? To be honest, I’d started out with the idea of making melanzane alla parmigiana but then I decided to add some minced beef to the tomato sauce, which changed the dish into something else altogether, something a bit more like a moussaka. Except that the flavours were far more Italian and it was like lasagne al forno, but with slices of aubergine instead of sheets of pasta. Continue reading

Home made salt pork

This was something of an experiment. I like salt pork, but you seldom see it on sale in the UK, so instead I end up using bacon in recipes that call for it. However, I decided to try making my own, so I could cook that French classic salt pork and lentil dish petit salé. Continue reading