Monthly Archive: April, 2014

Smoked mackerel pâté

2 whole smoked mackerels 1 tsp horseradish 2 tsp Dijon mustard freshly ground black pepper 2 tbsp crème fraîche ½ lemon, juice only 50g unsalted butter, chopped chopped parsley Remove the skin from… Continue reading

courgette and broccoli quiche

160g shortcrust pastry, rolled to 5mm thick 20g butter 1 courgette, finely grated salt and pepper 100g broccoli, cut into small florets 3 free-range eggs 180ml milk 50g cheddar, grated 2 tomatoes, sliced… Continue reading

Buttery fork cookies

125g unsalted butter, softened 125g caster sugar 1 large egg yolk 100g plain flour 1 ts ground cinnamon Preheat the oven to 200 degrees. Lin a large baking sheet with baking paper. Place… Continue reading

french goat’s cheese, rosemary and olive muffins

275g plain flour 1 tbsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 2 large eggs 250ml milk 75g mild ripe French goat’s cheese 50g pitted green olives, chopped 2 tsp chopped rosemary, plus a little… Continue reading

pear and chocolate cake

125g butter, softened, plus extra for greasing 175g golden caster sugar 4 large eggs, lightly beaten 250g self-rising wholemeal flour, sifted 50g cocoa powder 50g dark chocolate, chopped 2 pears, peeled, cored and… Continue reading

broccoli pâté

1 big broccoli flower 4 eggs, hard boiled 2 tbsp mayonnaise 2 tbsp natural yogurt 1-2 garlic cloves, chopped 1 white onion, finely chopped 50g Edam cheese, grated salt, pepper fresh dill, chopped… Continue reading

cranberries and white chocolate cookies

225g butter, softened 140g caster sugar 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten 2 tsp orange juice 280g plain flour pinch of salt 110g dried cranberries 25g white chocolate chips Preheat the oven to 190… Continue reading

carrot pancakes

600g carrots, grated 2 eggs 110g plain flour 1 red chilli, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped 1 red onion, chopped salt and pepper olive oil 1 spoon of honey (optional) natural yogurt… Continue reading

lemon meringue pie

175g plain flour 270g unsalted butter, diced 1 tbsp icing sugar 6 eggs, 5 whole, 1 yolk only 3 lemons 40g cornflour 300g golden caster sugar Heat the oven to 200 degrees. Place… Continue reading

swede, cheddar and onion pasties

400g swede, peeled and cubed 1 tbsp olive oil 2 onions, peeled, halved and sliced 1 tbsp fresh thyme, chopped 1 tbsp caster sugar 1 tbsp white wine vinegar 1 tbsp Dijon mustard… Continue reading