Fillers

Gallstones in custard

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7426.1270 (Published 27 November 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1270
  1. Brian Witcombe, radiologist
  1. Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester

    Most recipes are not inventions. The Delia Smiths of this world don't invent new recipes in the scientific sense of the word. They take a known mix and add a bit more garnish here, a few herbs there, and, if successful, promulgate the new recipe under their name, t be passed on from friend to friend and generation to generation. The stimulus for the activity may be an important dinner party, a new boss to impress, or, in the case of professional chefs, a new book or television programme to fill. The stimulus for our …

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