Chelsea F.C. ~ Pitta Osgood

Introduction: Known as Ossie, the King of Stamford Bridge. Peter Leslie Osgood (20th February 1947 – 1 March 2006) was an English footballer who was particularly active during the 1960s and 1970s. He was signed by Chelsea and debuted for them on the 16th December 1964. He played for Chelsea 279 times scoring 103 goals , and was also capped four times by England in the early 1970s, it should have been more but his “playboy” lifestyle was unpalatable to Alf Ramsey.

Preparation time: 2 mins

Cooking time: 10 mins

Home kit: Tin foil

Away kit: 1 large plate and napkins (who am I kidding? Forget the napkins)

Serves: Kickball team


  • 6 large pitta breads
  • 300g tub of humus

Method: Preheat the oven to 120oC

First half

Wrap the pitta bread in foil and bung in the oven for 10 mins. Now slice them into soldiers and make a crown like arrangement around the edge of the large plate.

Second half

Stick the tub of hummus in the middle of the plate.

Full time result

Stick it in front of your guests while you knock up the Ruud Pullet and Gianfranco Gorgonzola.

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