In which we discover that golden apples are never in convenient places, that it takes persistence to overcome the odds and that turning up with a large army is a very effective rescue strategy. We also find yet again that brothers can be jealous, that kindness & courtesy never go amiss and chopping things with swords can have surprising results.
This is one of my favourite speedy recipes which I adapted from Serious Eats. It genuinely only needs only 3 ingredients: macaroni, grated cheddar and evaporated milk.
Appleby's Cheshire cheese is a timeless, traditional British Territorial cheese. Appleby's is the only raw milk, clothbound, farmhouse Cheshire still in production, despite the fact that Cheshire was once the most prized British cheese.
In which we discover that some millers are extremely unobservant, nixies are both powerful and patient, love can overcome many obstacles and it takes a supernatural incident to keep a hunter away from his Jägerschitzel.
In which we discover that a Tartalo can actually be grateful, that every time you save a princess you need a new horse, a new outfit and a new sword and that you should always dispose of any dragon's heads responsibly. Additionally, we learn that you can know nothing about gardening and still grow beautiful vegetables and that it can take up to three days to kill a dragon.
This recipe is one of my favourites and I could eat it far more regularly than is probably wise. I once tried to find the history of macaroni cheese. I mostly failed but the journey was glorious. It’s much older than you think, is all I’ll say.
This is my favourite hot dip and it cheerfully doubles as a gorgeous pasta sauce in the unlikely event that you have any left over.
This isn't exactly a recipe but I felt inspired to share it with you. It is perfect as part of a mixture of dishes for a dinner, an excellent starter or even just a main course for one before a television marathon.
In which we discover that a cautionary tale can be sometimes ineffective, that lots of cheese actually can be too much of a good thing and that you should never follow fairies anywhere.
In which we discover that princesses aren't always heroines, that gardener's boys can be heroes and that being buried in flowers isn't necessarily a good thing. There are also fantastic forests of jewels, fairies, miraculous laurel trees, enchanted princes and the sheer joy to be found in dancing