Probably the most comforting of all comfort foods, the first plate of macaroni and cheese is believed to have been prepared with macaroni brought home by Thomas Jefferson upon returning from Italy. His daughter, Mary Randolph, is credited with inventing the dish using, as I have here, Parmesan in the original recipe.
Recipe Category: <span>Baking</span>
My favourite Moroccan dish, Bastilla, is usually prepared with tender pigeon meat. There is something about the succulent and spicy meat and crispy, sweet pastry that is redolent of exotic, faraway places ... But I’ve adapted the recipe for chicken too, which is also good.