Archive | July, 2013

Katz Beef Brisket Sandwich

Who else has sampled one of these world famous sandwiches from Katz Deli in New York? Meat our pride and joy Each week thousands of visitors from around the world flock to Katz’s to dine in this legendary deli, and to feast on the most delectable sandwiches, platters and meats. But it’s really New Yorkers […]

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NEW SEASON & BRITISH

We are fully into the British season now. Not much change, Purple Sprouting is not available. Everything else remains good quality. English Cherries are available and very good but there is still plenty of other Cherries from the continent. English Berries are fantastic right now including super Blackberries, Raspberries, Blueberries from Wye Valley and Strawberries […]

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How to prepare globe artichokes

These artichoke plants were given to me a couple of years ago by a little old Italian lady on my allotment. I picked these on on Sunday, prepped and cooked them for 35 minutes tonight and tomorrow I will scoop out the choke and serve with pasta and lemon oil. Yum As fresh as it […]

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Last check point before sending out

Trays of naked goodies ready to go out of our kitchens 🙂

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Honey, soy & sesame seed chicken with mango noodle salad

4 chicken breasts 3 tbsp light soy sauce 3 tbsp honey 4 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp sesame seeds 2 ripe mango’s 600g of noodles 1/2 bunch spring onions 1 red & yellow pepper 1/2 bunch of coriander 25ml soy sauce Marinate your chicken in the soy, honey, oil & sesame seeds. Soak your noodles […]

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Spaghetti con polpette

Getting back from the allotment late means there is no time to mess around to feed that little lad of mine, he is chomping at the bit saying he is starving even though he had a yogurt 5 minutes ago! So here is a quick and easy meal that anyone can make in 10-20 minutes […]

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Honey, Lemon & Lavender Summer Spatchcock Poussin

Following on from the wonderful Raspberry, blueberry and almond cake with lavender icing we have this wonderful savoury lavender dish, Poussin infused with lavender, honey, lemon and elephant garlic from the allotment. The lavender is a great substitute for rosemary or thyme and injects a great aroma and flavour through the poussin. Ingredients 1 Spatchcock […]

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Raspberry and blueberry almond cake with organic lavender icing

I wrote this recipe a couple of years ago in early summer, just about now actually and i entered it in an ebook competition. It was chosen by celebrity chef Rachel Allen to feature in the very first ebook. The sharp raspberries combined with the nutty flavour from the ground almonds and the slightly floral […]

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Fig and prosciutto crudo canapés

Here is another pretty little star dazzler for your guests to enjoy while basking in the sun with a pimms in hand. All these flavours blend so well together and give a true taste of summer. 5 slices prosciutto crudo 1tub. Pearl mozzarella (Boccacini) halved 1 tub. Sun blushed tomatoes 8 large Basil leaves 1. […]

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Summer Pavlova

There is nothing better on a hot summers day than a whopping pavlova. I threw this together today for some friends arriving for a BBQ and it went down a storm. 6 large Egg whites 300g Caster sugar 1/2 tsp. Salt 500ml. Double cream 50g. Icing sugar 350ml. Yogurt 2tsp. Good quality vanilla essence or […]

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