Archive | July, 2015

Crushed hazelnut & milk chocolate topped cheesecake

Makes 12 portions 1 x large pack of digestive biscuits ½ pkt x unsalted butter 2 x tubs of mascarpone cheese 2 x standard tubs of double cream 100g x icing sugar 1 x vanilla pod 100g x hazelnuts 50g x good milk chocolate Method Ok I know it’s the New Year and a lot […]

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Blueberry cheesecake

It seems at Dexter we have a lot of fresh talent on board. They are all excited about food and when you speak to our newest restaurant recruit Gianluca, it is clear to me that he is a ‘full on’ passionate, home cook. Have a pop at this beauty. This cheesecake is full of flavour, […]

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Chimichuri sauce

I can’t believe I have never made this before but now I know how easy it is and how tasty, I think it could become a regular this summer. I was inspired after having lunch at our Monument venue yesterday where it was served on a cold mezze salad. I didn’t choose the steak for […]

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Luxurious Pink Lemonade

Before I drop you into a glorious recipe, check out these bangin fruit from the back of my garden. Home grown Dutch red raspberries    Black jewel raspberries   A lovely mixed selection of berries for the tantalising lemonade.    It’s the 2nd year these bushes have been in the soil and hey presto it’s the […]

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Quick & Easy Nutritional Carrot & Orange Mocktail

  A great simple mocktail recipe consisting of only 3 ingredients! An only takes 5 minutes to make. A great combination often forgot about which when mixed together create a great thirst clincher as well as a healthy boost of Vitamin A,B,C,E , Potassium and Protein.  Ingredients 450g Carrots (grated) 4 Oranges ( Or if you don’t […]

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Crop Report July

  W E E K L Y U P D A T E S P O T L I G H T O N SUMMER – COLOURS HERITAGE BEEF TOMATOES  Yellow: Ananas Tomato –   (Translates to Pineapple Tomato) Mainly yellow skin with orange streaks running through it. The Flesh is juicy and sweet with […]

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BBQ Wild Sea Trout

The wild sea trout season runs from May right through to October with the latter end producing fish in double figures. Every October I head back to Ireland in the ‘hope’ of catching a few fish but 60% of the time catch nothing, this ain’t carp fishing in a pond, these are wild running fish […]

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Refreshing Wimbledon 2015 Salad

      A Refreshing Salad which can be served as a main or side dish. Created to celebrate the 2015 Wimbledon championship, Where a day is not complete without strawberries & cream. In 2014 142,000 portions  were served and here is my twist on the Wimbledon classic.  Salad ingredients 2 x Baby Gem Lettuce 1/2 […]

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