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Mango Passionfruit Delice

Mango and Passionfruit Delice

Our new County Hall sous chef Rob Budd has gifted us with his debut recipe, the mango and passionfruit delice! You will need: For the sponge base- 125g caster sugar 4 whole eggs 125g plain flour, sifted 1 tsp vaniila extract 25g butter, melted For the delice- 125g passion fruit puree / pulp 125g mango puree […]

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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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Sweet Potato and Butternut Squash Tagine

This delicious and quick sweet potato and butternut squash tagine proves vegan food can be very tasty and very healthy and with the right library of spices in your cupboards you can always magic something from nothing as any of the main vegetables are interchangeable with what you have to hand once you have the […]

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Banana and date flapjack

Refined Sugar Free Flapjacks – Banana & Date

etc Victoria are on a quest to provide delegates with healthier snacks – so here is Stephens batch recipe of refined sugar free flapjacks made with banana & date. You will need: 250g honey 250g oats 30g desicated coconut 200g butter 1 ripe and mashed bananas 25g dried dates chopped 50g mixed seeds   Method:  Pre heat […]

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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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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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Mulled wine

The christmas carols are on and the man in the famous red suit will be coming down your chimney soon with his big black sack. Why not  leave him a glass of mulled wine this Christmas? I suggest buying a £5-£7 bottle of red from the likes of Majestic. Contrary to popular belief, you need to use […]

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