Archive | March, 2014

Crop Report Mar14

Right Wild Garlic is now on the Menu! Get it now as it is excellent quality! Black Cabbage has become very short and is due to finish, what is available has been poor quality! We are also seeing the first of Nutbournes Heritage Tomatoes. Outdoor Jerseys not far off, indoor remain available! More English Asparagus […]

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Cafe Namaste

We were fortunate to be invited to a special event by our butchers Nigel Frederick to witness Cyrus Todiwala the renound Indian chef demonstrate some indian dishes made with a variety of cuts of Pork. What a treat we had, 2 hours of Cyrus sharing his knowledge of spices and history while cooking us a […]

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Crop Report 2 Mar14

Wye Valley Asparagus is here although it is a lot more expensive than the Puruvian. Yorkshire Rhubarb is now plentiful and great value. Red, Green Kale, Black Cabbage and Savoy remain good! English Greens are being replaced by Portuguese Chou Pont Tou. Pink Fir Potatoes from Kent make excellent Salad Potatoes. Purple Sprouting Broccoli is […]

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Pan Fried Tuna Steak

I found a piece of tuna steak in the back of the freezer that needed to be used. So prepare for tuna 2 ways. This evening I will be cooking off and dining on my Mexican Tuna Burgers with a sweet chilli and corn salsa. Recipe will be posted tomorrow. While I was making the burgers […]

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French Onion Soup

This is one of my favourite mountain treats and it’s a whole meal in one. the entire top of the soup is baked with bread and cheese making a hearty filler after a morning on slopes. 4 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon salt 2 large red onions, thinly sliced 2 large onions, thinly sliced 1.5L chicken […]

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Prospero House – Truffle Making Workshop

        The team at Prospero House share a common interest…..chocolate! From chocolate brownie’s to chocolate bread & butter pudding, we all love it! So, we decided to run a truffle making workshop for a client who was looking for a competitive team building activity. Our chefs, David and Rhys made plain, chilli, mint & caramel […]

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baked vanilla cheesecake

1 pack of digestive biscuits 25g melted butter 225g caster sugar 3tbsp corn flour 675g full fat soft cheese 2 eggs 1 vanilla pod (cut down the length and scrape all seeds out) 300ml cream line and grease a 10 inch cake tin, Put your biscuits into a food processor and whizz to form crumbs add […]

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Salmon topped with Red Onion Sauté Potato & Dill Creme Fraîche

Hi guys, it’s been a while! Thought I’d come back with one of my favourite salmon recipes for you all.. Taking one salmon fillet per person and multiply this recipe. Boil one jersey royal potato per salmon, cool & slice into three. In a bowl put two & a half dessert spoons of creme fraîche […]

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Minute Steak with Celeriac Purée

Another quick dish for you, you can prep this the day before & you don’t have to stick with minute steaks. Personally and I’m going to controversial here, I think this dish works better with veal. As celeriac tends to be quite large, I suggest you have something in mind for rest, maybe a celeriac […]

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Shrove Tuesday

Which are you having today the British version with lemon & sugar? Or the American thicker version which I have to say I like with bacon and maple syrup. To get us started this Shrove Tuesday here’s your basic British version. Ingredients: •225g / 8 oz plain or all-purpose flour •Pinch salt •2 large, fresh […]

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