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Treacle, Guinness & Toasted Fennel seed bread

  Happy St. Patrick’s Day! This has got to be one of the easiest recipes I have ever made. The bread when finished is so versatile, have it in the afternoon with a mug of tea, serve it with horseradish cream and some rare roast beef or in my case I am serving it with Glenarm […]

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chocolate guinness cake

Chocolate Guinness Cake

I’m lucky enough (or unlucky for my waistline) to live with a REALLY GOOD baker who’s also Irish.  Here’s his fantastic Chocolate Guinness Cake recipe – the cake is rich and squishy and the frosting sits in a thick layer over the top like a head of Guinness!  After all, Guinness is good for you! […]

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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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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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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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Purple Basil Lemonade

Purple Basil Lemonade

The perfect twist on an old classic, purple basil lemonade is both delicious and refreshing. Try our recipe and bring back memories of summer sunshine!     You will need: 100ml lemon juice 75ml elderflower cordial 100g caster sugar 100ml water 1/4 bunch of purple basil   Method: Add water and sugar into a large […]

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Rippled green cupcakes

Rippled Cup cakes for National cup cake week

Its National cupcake week so why not join in and create your own rippled butter cream? This recipe is easy to make as long as you follow it exactly. Especially the sieved flour! Below are a few pictures of different events we have hosted in the last few months. We have made 1000’s of these […]

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chocolate and pistachio truffle cheesecake

Jose’s Baked Chocolate and Pistachio Truffle Cheesecake

Chocolate, pistachio truffle cheesecake One of our up and coming young chefs at etc venues, Prospero house has come up with this amazing recipe that is simply stunning. Jose’s attention to detail and balance of flavours work well, I do recommend a very small slice though! The recipe takes a little time to prepare and build […]

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Tuna Bombayaloo

Seared Tuna Salad, Bombay Spinach Aloo

As its National Salad week I thought I would roll out this simple “salad”  for everyone to try. We have this on our mezze menu at etc venues 155 bishopsgate over the spring/summer menus instead of the standard Nicoise offering and its been a huge hit with our clients. It is served Chilled! INGREDIENTS 600g New […]

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