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  • Peri Peri Chicken

    Peri Peri Chicken

    4 -6 ppl 6 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 teaspoons chilli powder ½ teaspoon rock salt 1 teaspoon paprika ½ teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon ground coriander 1 large chicken-jointed 1 tbsp Olive Oil 300ml cider or apple juice Salt & Pepper to season Get your butcher to joint your chicken for you and get it portioned into legs, thighs, breasts and wings etc. To make the spicy rub, firstly finely chop the garlic and place […]

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  • Smoked Haddock Smokies

    Smoked Haddock Smokies

    These are quick and easy to prepare and cook, perfect for those evenings when too much is going on! If possible use naturally smoked haddock, and you can substitute haddock for smoked cod or coley. Serves 4 500g Smoked Haddock, skin removed and cut into cubes 1 Punnet Cherry Tomatoes, halved 3 Spring Onions, sliced 100ml Crème Fraiche 100ml Fresh Cream 100g Grated Mature Cheddar 1 tbsp Olive Oil Seasoning Heat a large frying pan over a medium heat and […]

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  • Lamb Skewers with Spiced Yogurt Marinade

    Lamb Skewers with Spiced Yogurt Marinade

    2lb/900g diced leg of lamb Marinade: 5floz/150ml natural yoghurt 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 2 dessertspoons of freshly chopped coriander 2 cloves diced garlic Grated zest of one lemon Greek Yogurt Relish: 7floz/200ml Greek yoghurt 1 dessertspoon of freshly chopped mint 2 cloves crushed garlic Juice of ½ lemon Cracked black pepper Dice the lamb into even sized one inch cubes. Mix together the natural yoghurt, ground spices, diced garlic and lemon zest with the fresh coriander. […]

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  • Tiger Prawns with a Mango Dressing

    Tiger Prawns with a Mango Dressing

    I simply love tiger prawns. They have a very delicate flavour, whilst having a great meaty texture. I love the combination of mango with them which makes for a delicious light summer starter! (serves 4)   16 tiger prawns 1 tablespoon oil Cracked black pepper Juice of ½ lime 4 slices of crusty bread   Mango Salsa: 1 large mango ½ red chilli 1 bunch spring onions 1 tablespoon chopped coriander Juice of ½ lime 2floz/50ml olive oil Seasoning   […]

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  • Mustard Crusted Rack of Lamb

    Mustard Crusted Rack of Lamb

    A lot of people nowadays are getting rack of lamb in their butchers and wondering what to do with it. I love the simplicity of this recipe and if you are looking for a recipe to impress-look no further!   6 individual racks of lamb (2-3 bones each) 2 dessertspoons of Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons of freshly chopped parsley 4oz/110g fresh white breadcrumbs 3 ½ floz/100ml red wine 12floz/350ml beef stock ½ teaspoon of tomato puree 1oz/25g plain flour Fresh […]

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  • Chocolate and hazelnut meringue

    Chocolate and hazelnut meringue

    This lavish meringue cake is a real favourite of mine, the raspberries, hazelnuts and chocolate being a particularly good combination. Make sure that you fill the meringue at least four hours before serving; it will then cut into portions without splintering. The chocolate curls can be sprinkled over almost any chocolate dessert for a delicate finishing touch. There are two main things to remember when melting chocolate are to melt it slowly and never let it get too hot.   […]

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