Bonfire Night Treats

Bonfire Night Treats Chocolate Toffee Popcorn 200g milk chocolate 200g white chocolate 2 x 30g bags toffee popcorn Line a 20 x 30cm baking tray with parchment. Melt the milk chocolate and white chocolate separately, then allow to cool slightly. Pour most of the chocolate onto the tray, roughly swirling together. Sprinkle over the toffee popcorn, then drizzle over the […]

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Eve’s Pudding

EVE’S PUDDING (Use windfalls if you can get them) 6 med/ large Bramley apples, peeled, cored and finely sliced 200g unsalted butter, softened 150g raisins 100g soft brown sugar 4 large eggs 200g SR flour Heat the oven to fan 180C. Prepare apples as above. Grease a large baking/serving dish, about 2.5/3.0 ltr with 25g of the butter. Tip the […]

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Colcannon Fish Pie

  COLCANNON FISH PIE 600g Maris Piper potatoes, peeled and diced 4 large Savoy cabbage leaves (about 100g), finely sliced 500g pack leeks, sliced 1 tbsp. vegetable oil 1 large onion, finely sliced 1 chicken stock cube, made up to 300ml 300ml milk 3 tbsp. cornflour, mixed with 4 tbsp. of the milk 200g frozen peas 390g pack of fish […]

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Sticky Toffee Pear and Ginger Pud

Sticky Toffee Pear and Ginger Pud 150g dates, chopped small 125g butter, softened 125g caster sugar 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 175g SR flour 1 tsp baking powder 2 tsp ground ginger for the sauce 50g butter 75g soft brown sugar 5 tbsp. double cream 4 pears, peeled and chopped 3 balls of stem ginger in syrup, chopped Butter a […]

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Maple-Bacon Buttermilk Scones

Maple-Bacon Buttermilk Scones 300g pack smoked streaky bacon, diced 2 tbsp. maple syrup 430g SR flour, Plus extra for dusting ½ tsp salt 4 spring onions, finely chopped 170g butter, cut into cubes 240ml buttermilk 1 egg, lightly beaten Preheat oven fan 180C. Line a large baking tray with non stick baking paper. Fry the bacon for about 5 mins […]

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Nutty Brownies

Nutty Brownies 225g dark chocolate 100g unsalted butter 150g dark soft brown sugar 150g caster sugar 2 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 150g plain flour 50g walnut, hazelnut or pecan pieces A 20cm square tin, lined with greaseproof or baking paper Heat oven to 160C fan. In a saucepan, melt 125g of the chocolate with the butter over a […]

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Eggs Benedict 2 large or beef tomatoes, sliced horizontally 1tsp white wine vinegar 4 large eggs 2 seeded bagels, sliced in half 4 good slices of good quality roast ham 4 heaped tbsp. hollandaise sauce 50g rocket Heat the grill to high, season the cut sides of the tomatoes and grill for 3 – 4 mins. keep warm. To poach […]

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Wild Mushroom Tartlets

Wild Mushroom Tartlets 375g block of all butter puff pastry flour for dusting 25g butter 300g mixed wild mushrooms or just one type, cleaned and sliced 25g parmesan, finely grated small handful of parsley leaves, chopped 2 med garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 egg beaten Roll the pastry out on a floured surface and cut 4 rectangles about 15cm x […]

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