Archive | David Niven

David Niven’s Jansson’s Temptation

I’ve been wanting to try this recipe ever since I had an email conversation with my beloved Michael MacMahon about Jansson’s Temptation.  I think it was after I had cooked the best film star recipe ever, Jocko Marx’s Herring Potatoes.  (the first time around…) This pot contained the most delicious meal I have ever made… I […]

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The David Niven Martini

“You can count on Errol Flynn, he’ll always let you down.” Perhaps it is a bit of portentous syncronicity that Niven has a good quote about Errol as I am supposed to be embarking upon “Errol Week” tomorrow. Almost finished reading his amazing biography and pen is poised to write the blurb to go with […]

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David Niven’s My Man Godfrey Cocktail

“I have a face that is a cross between two pounds of halibut and an explosion in an old clothes closet.” I don’t usually write about things I haven’t made myself but I must just mention the marvellous “My Man Godfrey” cocktail served in the 5th floor bar of Waterstones, Piccadilly. On Tuesday I was […]

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