, smoked haddock baked with rice and mushrooms in pastry, beef stroganoff, vegetables and salads were served instead of the lobster and chicken favoured at the weddings of Charles and Andrew.
One of the most attractive is Vegetarian Christmas, which last year featured coulibiaca
, parsnips with tahini and seasame seeds, filo crackers and cinnamon ice-cream.
FROM Russia with love comes this week's culinary feast, Coulibiaca, a tasty fish pie that is traditionally served hot or cold with sour cream.
The light beurre blanc sauce compliments the coulibiaca perfectly.