Roving and Recipes

Éljen a Magyar! – Roving and Recipes from Hungary

On January 29, 2016 |
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Szombathely Synagogue in the snow

I have just a spent a delightful week in Szombathely (Hungary) recording Schubert with Capella Savaria. We were working in a beautiful 19th century synagogue which is now a concert […]




Kay Baumhefner’s Persimmon Pudding

On January 14, 2016 |
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Persimmon Pudding

Don and Kay Baumhefner are among our very best friends. He is a wine maker and she is a chef, one time restaurateur and writer. They live in Petaluma in […]




Bakewell Pudding

On December 22, 2015 |
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Bakewell Pudding

One of the things that I treasure is a manuscript recipe book which was begun in 1851 by Miss Louisa Jane Harrison (1829-1902) of Hundow near Kendal in Westmorland UK. […]




Kit Leland’s California Style Bouillabaisse

On December 22, 2015 |
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Bouillabaisse

Kit Leland and her husband Hayne live just down the hill from us. As you can see from the photo, they have a spectacular view of the Golden Gate Bridge […]




Michèle’s Roasted Caponata with Pine Nuts

On December 22, 2015 |
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Caponata

Michèle Stone and her husband Harry Howe are great supporters of music in the Bay Area. They are also gastronauts of the highest order. We sampled her version of caponata […]




Nic visits ‘A Day Out’ – Bronze Pigs at Rundle Mall, Adelaide

On November 12, 2015 |
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Nicholas McGegan




Dominique Labelle’s Pouding Chomeur

On October 27, 2015 |
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Pudding Chomeur

Courtesy of Dominique Labelle: “Pouding Chomeur” is a typical French Canadian dessert. It is VERY sweet and has almost no fat and no eggs, which is why it is called […]




Derbyshire Oatcakes

On October 27, 2015 |
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Oatcakes

In the 1970’s my parents bought a weekend cottage in Over Haddon in Derbyshire which became our home after my father’s death. These oatcakes are a local specialty sold in […]




Turnip and Watercress Soup

On October 27, 2015 |
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Turnip and Watercress Soup

Gordon & Stella McDowall are our downstairs neighbours in Glasgow, Scotland. They are the best, kindest friends on the planet and we always look forward to coming to our place […]