Category Archives: Mains

Chicken and Mushroom Risotto

Autumn – season of mists and mellow fruitfulness.  Of winter coats, socks in boots, and hunting for missing gloves.  Pulling the curtains earlier and earlier, putting on the central heating.  Shaking out the heavy duvet – then a blanket – … Continue reading

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Honey Sesame Fritters – an Archaeology Gastronomy Recipe

This week we made a snack eaten by men at symposia – honey sesame fritters.  Symposia were Ancient Greek drinking parties and we agreed these sweet, greasy American style pancakes would be just the thing to help soak up the excess … Continue reading

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Courgette and Potato Gratin

Last weekend we travelled from Stirling and Swindon, from Harrogate and Hertfordshire, and a handful of other places that don’t start with the same letters. Twenty three adults, eleven children and one dog laser quested, swam, barbecued in the rain, … Continue reading

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