Recipes from A La Carte magazine, Christmas 1984

Ants climbing a tree

Comfort and Spice – Niamh’s bacon jam

Piri-piri prawns

Stuffed Peppadew peppers

Pan con tomate – Catalan tomato bread

Steamed ginger chicken rice

Bhindi bahji with whole spices

Roast vegetable and halloumi tart

Asparagus and salmon croustade with chive beurre blanc