Spiced Swede Fritters [vegetarian]

Spiced Swede Fritters [vegetarian] 1 swede, about 650 – 700g, peeled and diced into small chunks 75g plain flour 100ml crème fraiche 1 egg beaten 1 large red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped 1 med red onion, finely chopped 1 tsp cayenne pepper 2 tsp garam masala 1/2 tsp ground turmeric 1 tsp crushed coriander seeds small handful fresh coriander, […]

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Caramelised Onion Tart [vegetarian]

Caramelised Onion Tart [vegetarian] 375g ready rolled shortcrust pastry 500g onions, finely slice 3 tbsp. olive oil few sprigs of fresh thyme, leaves only 3 eggs 300ml milk 100g ready grated emmental cheese Heat oven to 190C/fan. Pre-warm a baking tray. Prepare a 23cm fluted flan tin. Roll out the pastry and line the tin. Chill for 10 mins. Blind […]

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Maple Plum Crumble

Maple Plum Crumble 8 ripe plums, halved, stones removed 4 tbsp maple syrup 50g butter, cut into pieces 50g plain flour 50g rolled oats 25g golden caster sugar ½tsp ground cinnamon 25g flaked almonds Heat the oven to 180C fan. Place the plum halves, skin side down, in a large heat proof dish. Drizzle over half of the maple syrup […]

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Summer Berry Pavlova

Summer Berry Pavlova 5 large egg whites 400ml double cream 600g mixed summer berries [raspberries, blueberries, red/black currants] 250 caster sugar 2 tbsp orange liqueur [optional] Icing sugar to dust Heat the oven to 120C. Mark out 2 circles 23cm diameter on baking parchment. Line 2 baking trays. Beat the egg whites with a pinch of salt in a CLEAN […]

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Courgette and Tomato Tart

Courgette and Tomato Tart 375 ready rolled puff pastry 200g cherry tomatoes, cut in half 250g good mature cheddar cheese 3 – 4 medium/large sized courgettes, cut into rounds Olive oil 1 tbsp dried mixed herbs Fresh black pepper and sea salt I egg beaten Heat oven to 195C. Lightly oil a 25cm x 38cm bak-ing tray. Roll out pastry […]

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Raspberry Dessert Cake

Raspberry Dessert Cake. 250g plain chocolate, broken into pieces 225g unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing 1 tbsp. strong, dark coffee 5 large eggs 100g golden caster sugar 85g plain flour 1tsp. ground cinnamon 175g fresh raspberries, plus extra to serve Icing sugar, for dusting Preheat oven to 160C. Grease and line the bottom of a 23cm spring form tin. […]

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Cod with Tomato and Thyme

Cod with Tomato and Thyme 1 tbsp. olive oil 1 onion finely chopped 400g tin chopped tomatoes 1 heaped tsp light brown soft sugar few sprigs of thyme, leaves stripped 1tbsp soy sauce 4 good sized cod fillets or Pollack Heat the oil in a large frying pan, add the onion, fry for about 5 – 8 mins until lightly […]

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Roast Chicken Thighs with Asparagus and Garlic

Roast Chicken Thighs with Asparagus and Garlic 8 chicken thighs, boned, skin on 750g Jersey Royals, cut into bit sized pieces 1 large whole garlic bulb, cloves separated 1 tbsp. garlic olive oil 1 lemon small handful fresh rosemary sprigs 300g large asparagus, woody ends removed 2 med leeks trimmed, green end removed Heat oven to 180C. Par boil potatoes […]

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Squash and Pasta

Roast Squash with Moroccan Spices ! butternut squash, about 1kg 8 small shallots 1 tbsp. harissa 3 tbsp. garlic olive oil + extra for drizzling 450g can of butter beans, rinsed and drained 100g baby spinach leaves 1 rounded tsp clear honey To serve: Couscous flecked with chopped coriander, lemon wedges Heat oven to 180C. Cut squash into chunky wedges, […]

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Fish Recipes

  White Fish with Sweet and Sour Peppers 1 tbsp olive oil 3 mixed peppers, deseeded and finely sliced 1 fennel bulb, finely sliced 2 large garlic cloves, finely sliced 50ml white wine vinegar zest and juice of 1 large orange handful of chopped parsley + extra to serve 400g can chopped tomatoes 4 fillets white fish, 150g each [ […]

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