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October 21, 2021
This month I have prepared two apple recipes – tarte tatin and an apple Charlotte – for St Charles Borromeo, the patron saint of apple orchards. Tarte tatin was invented by sisters Stéphanie and Caroline Tatin at their hotel in Loir-et-Cher in the late 1880s. While preparing a traditional tart, Stéphanie, knackered after a long
October 11, 2021
Herring and monkfish prepared in honour 
of St Andrew, the patron of saint of fishing
August 30, 2021
Two choice cuts this month in honour of St Cornelius, the patron saint of cattle
June 01, 2021
In honour of Sister Brigid of Kildare, patron saint of poultry, this month our chef serves chicken croquettes with wild garlic pesto
March 10, 2021
Sixteen signs that you're in Narnia, that have nothing to do with heroism
March 01, 2021
In this guide to foodie saints, restaurant critic William Sitwell explores the surprising relationship between dining out and the Catholic church
February 17, 2017
A wonderful new book reminds us that food is not just matter, but is a gift from God
June 13, 2016
The Pope has visited the World Food Programme in Rome for the first time
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