Oxtail stew

Oxtail stew

Without doubt, oxtail stew is my number-one favourite comfort food. I do have memories of recoiling in horror when my grandmother mentioned oxtail as a…

Roast pork shoulder

Roast pork shoulder and apples

Mum’s announcement of an impending pork roast would have my brother, sister and I home in time for dinner without fail. The marriage of…

Chicken mustard pie

French-style chicken pie

A number of years ago, my Frenchman wooed me with a glamorous chicken dish containing white wine, mustard and cream. Back then he cooked…