Vincent Price’s Chicken Curry

Vincent Price’s Chicken Curry

It was my turn to host the book group last week and it is now tradition that I make a 10 boy curry.  We didn’t have the 10 boys parading around with the condiments, they were on the sideboard, or the “buffeteria” as Lindsey christened it the last time we had a 10...
Vincent Price’s Blueberry Muffins

Vincent Price’s Blueberry Muffins

Happy National Blueberry Muffin Day!  The first of my monthly columns on the lovely Eat Drink Films website is up!  Isn’t it lovely? Vincent Price Blueberry Muffins Here’s some I made earlier… Thanks...
Vincent Price’s Quiche Lorraine

Vincent Price’s Quiche Lorraine

Want to hear the most exciting news EVER?  There is going to be a 50th Anniversary Edition of Mary and Vincent Price’s “A Treasury of Great Recipes”.  Pass me the smelling salts! Yinzerella over at Dinner is Served alerted me to this, and...
Vincent Price’s Quince Marmalade

Vincent Price’s Quince Marmalade

I won an Oscar last week!  Well, the film archiving world’s equivalent of an Oscar.  I am the proud recipient of the Focal International Footage Employee of the Year Award.  Look how happy I am about it.  It’s a bit like winning the...
Vincent Price’s Buckingham Eggs

Vincent Price’s Buckingham Eggs

When I was single Buckingham Eggs was my regular “Spinster Saturday” treat.  I love this stuff.  Anchovies. Mmmm. Eggs.  Mmmmm.  Cheese.  Mmmmm.  I was on my lonesome most of the weekend before Easter, and I had a bit of a trip down...
Vincent Price’s Scotch Shortbread

Vincent Price’s Scotch Shortbread

After the disaster that was Myrna Loy’s Shortbread I wasn’t sure about entering this category for the MHHSSS (see previous post) but I spotted this recipe in The Treasury of Great Recipes and it sounded good.  And good it certainly was.  I did...
Vincent Price’s Racquet Club Spiced Vinegar

Vincent Price’s Racquet Club Spiced Vinegar

I am shocked to the core.  Today when I got home from work, the Muswell Hill & District Horticultural Society Handbook and Schedule of Spring, Summer and Autumn Shows 2014 was on my doormat.  Despite assurances from the committee  that the cookery...
Vincent Price’s Pots De Creme Chocolat

Vincent Price’s Pots De Creme Chocolat

Chocolate mousse was obviously a big favourite in the world of puds for movie stars.  I have recipes by Deborah Kerr, Jack Hobbs, Moira Lister, Raymond Burr, Rose Martin, Wendy Toye, Agnes Ayres, and Carol Burnett.  There are possibly more tucked away under...
Vincent Price’s “New Fashioned” Cocktail

Vincent Price’s “New Fashioned” Cocktail

When I made the Vincent Price Chinese Chicken on Saturday afternoon I followed his instructions to sip on a “New Fashioned” as I basted my chicken every now and then.  I always do as Vincent suggests, because he KNOWS so much stuff about eating and...
Vincent Price’s Chinese Chicken

Vincent Price’s Chinese Chicken

On Saturday night I had to take a buffet style dish to “Strictly Fortismere” a Strictly Come Dancing type affair at my god-daughter’s school.  Her mum (Battenburg Belle) in a moment of madness had volunteered to do a tango.  It was...
Vincent Price’s Poached Eggs Harlequin

Vincent Price’s Poached Eggs Harlequin

Mmmm.  Yes.  I do like these.  Mr R however, has something against stuff that “moves around on the plate” so I made him a naked version with the sauce on the side.  He took dainty tastes of it from the tip of his knife.  He’s...
Vincent Price Quince Marmalade

Vincent Price Quince Marmalade

Mmmmmmmmarmalade…  This marmalade is darn good.  Reminds me a bit of Rose’s Lime Marmalade for some reason.  (thanks to fab new website discovery The Middle Class Handbook for the pic) Do quinces taste like limes in some circumstances?  I do not...
Vincent Price Halloween Cookalong

Vincent Price Halloween Cookalong

Pheweeeeeee!  What a night!  It was Vincent all the way with the following of his recipes being  rustled up at Silver Screen Suppers Towers for a Haloweeeeeen party: Bloody Mary, Liver and Bacon Pâté, Oxtail Creole and Pumpkin Pie. It was the inaugural...
I am in a movie!  Vincent Price’s Goulash

I am in a movie! Vincent Price’s Goulash

The lovely people at the British Film Institute invited me to be in a cooking demonstration film with the fabulous Nathalie Morris making a Vincent Price dish.  As it was linked in to the Gothic season it HAD to be Ghoulish Goulash!  It was so much fun to do...
Vincent Price’s Poached Eggs Harlequin

Vincent Price’s Brown and White Cookies

Hatty’s Silly Radio Show was so much fun to do.  Hatty cracks me up. You can have a listen here – we talked a LOT about Vincent Price and his cooking prowess.  I took in some Vincent Price Brown and White Cookies as well as the aforementioned Pink Tonics. I...
Vincent Price’s Pink Tonics

Vincent Price’s Pink Tonics

I smuggled some cocktail supplies into the radio station but of course, we didn’t have any drinks anywhere near the equipment.  Oh no, I promise, we didn’t.  Of course not. These are very good little tipples.  Basically a gin & tonic (or vodka &...
Recipe of the Month – Vincent Price’s Pumpkin Pie

Recipe of the Month – Vincent Price’s Pumpkin Pie

Excitement is mounting at Silver Screen Suppers Towers about the forthcoming Vincent Price Halloween Cookalong.  Food blogger chums around the world have been sent a cherry picked Vincent Price recipe to make for Halloween and even if you are not a blogger, join...
Vincent Price’s Steak Teriyaki

Vincent Price’s Steak Teriyaki

Oh YEAH.  This was just as delicious second time around, and this time cooked on the BBQ rather than in the oven. For yes, it is summer and I’ve been to my first BBQ for about 3 years.  It was lovely!  Here’s me pretending to be in charge of...
Vincent Price’s Cucumber Crocodile

Vincent Price’s Cucumber Crocodile

Woah!  Television!  I have been on a three day writing retreat and as usual when I spend some time at somebody else’s house I get obsessed by television because I don’t have one of my own.  I allowed myself a 2 hour TV break each day. ...
Silver Screen Sunday 78rpm Special

Silver Screen Sunday 78rpm Special

Had a wonderful evening last night with two of my Shellac Sisters, our beaus and two lovely visitors from New York.  Film-maker Joel Schlemowitz and DJ MAC from the Vintage Phonograph Show on WFMU. It’s been quite a month for the Shellac Sisters.  We...
Vincent Price’s Crostata di Mele (Apple Tart)

Vincent Price’s Crostata di Mele (Apple Tart)

I offered to teach Mr R to make pastry so that he could make the apple pie.  This is beginning to sound like some kind of Rom-Com isn’t it?  I do apologise for all the mentionitis over the last few posts but I am frankly still surprised that this geezer is...
Vincent Price’s Toad in the Hole

Vincent Price’s Toad in the Hole

You know when you make a perfect dinner?  Everything works like a dream and tastes delicious and is ready right on time?  Such was Vincent’s Toad in the Hole with onion gravy (made to Alastair Hendy’s recipe in Home Cook) with a bit of broccoli chucked on...
Vincent Price’s Blueberry Muffins La Posada

Vincent Price’s Blueberry Muffins La Posada

Birthday celebrations for Vincent on Bank Holiday Monday kicked off with a batch of these. The blueberries I got from Sainsbury’s were particularly FAT and some of them burst during cooking and that only added to the deliciousness. Eaten in...
Vincent Price’s Sopa Poblano (Chili Poblano Soup)

Vincent Price’s Sopa Poblano (Chili Poblano Soup)

I LOVE it when other people cook! My darling friend Sanja recently cooked a Serbian feast which involved the most delicious thing anyone has ever made for me.  SAUERKRAUT with bacon and Romanian sausage.  Oh my word it was delicious.  And what’s more,...
Book Test Cook 3 – Vincent Price’s Goulash

Book Test Cook 3 – Vincent Price’s Goulash

A lovely new year celebration with Corinna last night.  We ate pretzels, cashew nuts, mini sausage rolls, Vincent’s Goulash and a divine Sachertorte made by Corinna.  We watched Dinner For One as is tradition (Corinna reckons she as probably seen this...
Vincent Price’s East Indian Fish Curry

Vincent Price’s East Indian Fish Curry

Mmm – this was lovely but I’m afraid there is no photographic evidence as I was too busy getting drunk with David & Katy.  I was a bit worried that Vincent’s curry powder would be clove-heavy but in fact once it was all cooked up it was...
Vincent Price’s Curry Powder

Vincent Price’s Curry Powder

I absolutely love my Vincent Price “push button cookery” lessons. The Beverly Hills Cookbook tapes were recorded sometime in the 70s and are just bursting with Vincent’s humour, knowledge and joy of cooking.  They are difficult to get hold of...
Vincent Price’s Baked Ham in a Common Crust

Vincent Price’s Baked Ham in a Common Crust

For the pre-birthday dinner I also made a baked ham to Vincent’s specifications.  Here’s a picture of it when it surfaced from the oven.  Heather kept eating bits of the crust as I broke it all off.  She does love her proper pastry. I...
Vincent Price’s Crostata Di Mele (Apple Tart)

Vincent Price’s Crostata Di Mele (Apple Tart)

Because I got smashed on cocktails on Thursday at the Kinolibrary launch I was a bit under-prepared for my dinner party on Friday but Cathy came to the rescue with a pastry case for my apple tart.  There wasn’t enough pastry for a lattice but I think it...
Vincent Price’s Friday Night Chicken

Vincent Price’s Friday Night Chicken

Any guest who arrives with a Fanny Cradock cookbook as a gift is tops in my book and if my weekend house-guest visits again I will definitely cook him something from “Fanny Cradock Invites…” Maybe “Winged Victory” as I have always wanted...
Vincent Price’s Goulash

Vincent Price’s Goulash

It’s Halloween, one of my favourite nights of the year, and there is a vast amount of Vincent Price Goulish Goulash in the slow cooker.  My CHARGE is coming for dinner tomorrow evening, and like some Aunt in a PG Wodehouse novel I want to make sure he is fully...
Vincent Price Quiche Lorraine

Vincent Price Quiche Lorraine

I’ve gone Quiche crazy.  Preparing for the Highgate Horticultural Society competition on Saturday.  I couln’t decide between Alfred Hitchcock’s and Vincent’s but my work colleague Obi just clinched it.  He said of today’s...
Vincent Price’s Coleslaw

Vincent Price’s Coleslaw

What a few days!  I cannot begin to express what an amazing day I had at the Paralympics on Thrilling Thursday.  I thought my eardrums would burst when David Weir won his race the sound in that stadium was unbelievable.  It was a day full of love and...

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