Monthly Archives: July 2012

Isaacs Brown Bread

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Isaacs Brown Bread 600 gr Brown Wholemeal flour. 600 gr Plain white flour 2Tsp. Salt 2Tsp. Bicarbonate of Soda (Bread soda) sieved 850ml.approx, Sour Milk or Butter milk. Method. Sieve the dry ingredients, make a well in the centre, pour in the milk, when it comes together turn out onto a well floured work surface.Tidy […]

Blood Orange Jelly

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Ingredients   6-8 blood oranges (or grapefruit) Juice of 1 freshly squeezed lemon 8oz of syrup (made from 6floz water & 6oz sugar) 2 rounded teaspoons of gelatine (or 4 leaves of gelatine) 2 tablespoons of water 4floz of dry white or rose wine (optional) 1teaspoon of chopped mint   Method   1. Grate the […]

Almond Tart with Strawberries


Serves 10-12   The late Rose Gray and Ruth Rodgers of the River Café demonstrated this gorgeous moist tart when they were guest chefs here some years ago.  The pastry is delicious but hell to handle so I’ll pass on Roses solution tip for lining the tart tin.   Pastry 6 ozs (175g/generous 1 cup) […]