Banana and date flapjack

Refined Sugar Free Flapjacks – Banana & Date

etc Victoria are on a quest to provide delegates with healthier snacks – so here is Stephens batch recipe of refined sugar free flapjacks made with banana & date. You ...

Roast Beef is a must on National Yorkshire Pudding Day!

When is comes to Sunday Roast I’m fussy to say the least. If I go out there is only 1 pub I’ll go to and if it’s a homemade roast ...

Vegan Chocolate Brownie

Here is a new vegan chocolate brownie recipe that is suitable for easy & delicious. You will need: Topping  60g soya margarine 60g cocoa powder 4 tbsp soya milk 160g  brown ...


middle east bowl

Chefs Day Trip – Vegetarian & Vegan Inspiration

Last Friday we took a day out of the kitchens to find ...
Baked Vanilla Cheesecake

Baked Vanilla Cheesecake

Follow this recipe for a beautifully creamy baked vanilla cheesecake – perfect ...

Energizer breakfast or brunch

There is nothing better than starting the day with a good breakfast ...

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Peanut Butter & Nutella Cookies

  You will need: 260g peanut butter 115g unsalted butter 100g caster sugar 110g soft brown sugar 1 egg 45ml milk 5g vanilla 115g self raising flour Pinch salt Method Cream butter and eggs together. Add eggs and milk then vanilla. Fold in the flour. Once all mixed roll into balls 2inch wide and tall, […]

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Green Eggs Bowl – Gluten Free

David, our head chef at etc Monument has created this vegetarian green eggs bowl lunch today after being inspired by his trip out to Farmacy in Notting hill on Friday. Tuck in!     You will need: Quinoa- 120g Kale -handful Baby spinach- handful Pistachios- 25g Egg- 1, soft poached White wine vinegar- 1 table […]

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Sweet Pea, Leek and Freekeh Risotto with Walnut Pesto

A fantastic vegan recipe for sweet pea, leek and freekeh risotto with walnut pesto. Delicious & super healthy!   You will need: 150g petit pois 2 large leeks 1 large onion 2 cloves garlic 600g Freekeh (Green Australian cracked wheat) 1000/1500ml of veg stock (you could use just water if you wanted too) 100g walnuts […]

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gin cured salmon

Gin Cured Salmon

A delicious, fancy (but also very simple) recipe for gin cured salmon. This makes a great starter if you’re really wanting to impress! You will need:  1 large salmon fillet preferably wild or organic (this is also suitable for sea trout or a large trout) about 1-2kg 4 tsp coarse sea salt 4 tbsp sugar […]

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Mulled wine

The christmas carols are on and the man in the famous red suit will be coming down your chimney soon with his big black sack. Why not  leave him a glass of mulled wine this Christmas? I suggest buying a £5-£7 bottle of red from the likes of Majestic. Contrary to popular belief, you need to use […]

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Perfectly Roasted Turkey

Most people are fed up with turkey at Christmas because its dry and tasteless, nothing to do with the Family figure cooking it for 10 hrs in an oven so here is a fool proof method to give you the best results on Christmas day.  I love turkey and Over the last few years I have been […]

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Gingerbread Men

A simple recipe for a traditional festive treat – gingerbread men. I have baked these for many years, hung them on the tree or simply shared them over a glass of mulled wine.. Using molasses gives them a lovely colour and flavour. The Gingerbread Men 420g                 Plain flour 1/4tsp               Salt 3/4tsp   […]

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Video – Making The Most Of A Whole Chicken

Alan Palmer, Executive Head Chef at County Hall talks us through how to save money when buying chicken – learn some basic butchery skills and break the whole thing down yourself! Watch below to find out how…

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Baked Tomato, Mozzerella & Lemon Spinach Pesto on Sourdough

Baked Tomato, Mozzerella & Lemon Spinach Pesto on Sourdough

Baked Tomato, Mozzerella & Lemon Spinach Pesto on Sourdough is a great starter that looks really fancy, but is so easy to make. This will definitely impress your guests! You will need: Heirloom tomatoes Mozzarella Sour Dough 1 hand full of spinach 1 clove of garlic Zest of 1 lemon Olive oil Salt & Pepper […]

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Sweet potato cake with halloumi

Sweet Potato Cake with Chargrilled Halloumi & Onion Jam

A really easy recipe that looks fantastic, sweet potato cake with chargrilled halloumi & onion jam is the perfect balance of sweet, sour & salted.     You will need:  500g sweet potato, washed and peeled 2 round shallots 1 red onion 1 tbsp pomegranate molasses 2tbsp red wine vinegar 1 sprig of thyme 20d […]

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