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Rhonda Fleming’s Hollywood Ham Loaf

I returned from my folks’ place laden down with a huge bagful of leftovers – oh goodie!  My dad hates leftovers, but I love ’em!   Usually I would make some Roland Young Rissoles with all the leftover turkey and ham and pigs in blankets, but this year, I changed it up, and made a […]

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Rhonda Fleming’s Cowboy Caviar

Summer has arrived at last in London and I had a really lovely cocktail hour in the garden on Sunday with Vic and Corinna drinking beer and talking nonsense.  Vic said he had vowed never to sit on a rug in a garden but we made him do it.  It’s a rare sight to see […]

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Rhonda Fleming’s English Trifle

Rosalind always likes it when I say I am “planning a trifle” – I think it is a quote from “A Private Function”.  Well I AM planning a trifle, for the Royal Wedding party I am going to tomorrow.  I’m just about to nip to Morrison to see if they have any blue sprinkles so […]

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Silver Screen Sunday – Rhonda Fleming Tribute

Every month I offer a prize to my newsletter subscribers and test cooks.  Recently the prize was to come to lunch at Silver Screen Towers and the lucky winner Lucy (aka Jennifer Jones) came to my place yesterday along with Lisa (aka Dorothy Lamour) and Lawrence (aka Edmund Gwen).  Can you imagine what fun it […]

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Rhonda Fleming’s Cowboy Caviar

I thought my heart would burst this week when I got a personal email from Rhonda Fleming!  I wrote to ask if she would be happy for me to include her recipe for Hollywood Ham Loaf in the book.  She not only sent me her current favourite recipe (for Cowboy Caviar) but also this photo […]

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Rhonda Fleming’s Hollywood Ham Loaf

My lovely ex boyfriend Charley came round for dinner last night. As the man who re-introduced me to the pleasures of carnivorism after 12 years as a vegetarian I knew he would appreciate The Queen of Technicolor’s Hollywood Ham Loaf. A loaf made almost entirely of MEAT is the perfect thing to cook up for […]

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