Monthly Archive: October, 2013

brussels sprouts with bacon, honey and mustard

Brussels sprouts are a cultivated bunch of wild cabbage that are selected for their leafy and small green buds, green buds which commonly just look like mini cabbages. They a good source of… Continue reading

date chocolate torte

100 g flaked almonds 125 g plain dark chocolate, roughly chopped 124 g dried ready-to-eat dates, pitted 3 egg whites 125 g caster sugar, plus 2 tbsp for the topping 125 ml whipping… Continue reading

mushroom and leek pie

2 tbsp olive oil 300 g chestnut mushrooms, wiped and finely chopped 200 g leeks, trimmed and thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic 1 tsp dried tarragon 3 tbsp crème fraîche 450 g puff… Continue reading

Butternut and amaretti sundae

For the butternut layer:   1 butternut squash, seeds scooped out 100g golden caster sugar 3 tbsp cornflour 1 pinch of salt 350ml whole milk 120ml double cream 2 egg yolks 20g unsalted… Continue reading