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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 sugar 1tsp vanilla essence   Batter 1/4 cup apple sauce or 1 small banana mashed or 1 small  sweet potato 125g white  flour 2 tsp baking […]

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middle east bowl

Chefs Day Trip – Vegetarian & Vegan Inspiration

Last Friday we took a day out of the kitchens to find inspiration for new vegetarian & vegan dishes to add to our menus. We wanted to find ideas for raw/refined snacks to accomodate to every delegates requirements. We started out at Farmacy in Notting Hill – with a reputation for enabling clean indulgence, inspired by […]

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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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Baked Vanilla Cheesecake

Baked Vanilla Cheesecake

Follow this recipe for a beautifully creamy baked vanilla cheesecake – perfect paired with honeycomb or fresh berries.   You will need For the cheesecake: 500g cream cheese 250g mascarpone 250g ricotta 250g caster sugar 4 whole eggs 500ml double cream Vanilla essence For the base: 100g butter 8 digestive biscuits 6 ginger snap biscuits […]

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Energizer breakfast or brunch

There is nothing better than starting the day with a good breakfast or brunch. I was never been a big fan of porridge as a child but as I learned to cook I used my granny’s recipe and adapted it to my own taste. Back then they used water and a pinch if salt and […]

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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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