THAI CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP: Even if you don't have much chicken left over, you should still make this. A few shreds will be plenty. (And this recipe is worth bearing in mind even when your starting point is not leftover chicken: if you were to bung in some
Roquamole: Although I have called this incredible dip roquamole, I think it may be better made with a less illustrious bleu. St Agur out of a wedge-shaped packet is the blue cheese I keep in the fridge so that I am ever-ready to make this.
Turkey: Baklava - This is so temple-achingly sweet that one small marked-out diamond, or maybe two, is enough. But even so, I love its perfumed sugariness - as much as I love the tender, rose-shot green of its equally fragrant interior.
These are a very English kind of macaroon, the sort you always used to see displayed in bakers' shops alongside the madelines (those sponge castles dipped in luminous strawberry jam and dredged in throat-catching desiccated coconut, and so very different