Ingredients to serve 6-8
2 fillets of lemon sole (about 150g each), skin removed
3 tablespoons of plain flour
Half a teaspoon of salt
A generous pinch of pepper
One and a half tablespoons sunflower oil
45g butter, cut into cubes
Juice of half a lemon
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
1 tablespoon small capers (optional)
A modern view in an ancient landscape
Think courgettes are a bit bland? Think again, says Skye Gyngell – add a dash of seasoning, chilli or garlic and they're a delicious little treat
Last week in London, audience participation in art reached a new level – an assembled throng ate an artist. The fashionably decrepit interior of 33 Portland Place – a house whose peeling rooms are now famous for starring in The King's Speech – played host to a life-size sculpture, or golem, of the American Matthew Day Jackson that had been lovingly made in sponge cake in the south London bakery of the St John restaurant. It was consumed throughout the evening.
Why confine your microwave to reheating coffee when it could be roasting a joint or making a tasty stew in just 10 minutes?