Strawberries with Mint and Toasted hazelnuts

This time of year there is nothing more delicious that fresh strawberries, Chopped mint is great with strawberries and a really simple way to eat them is with toasted hazelnuts, yogurt & honey

Davids Salted Caramel Brownies

David’s Salted Caramel Brownies This is a very simple recipe that works well. Often features on our lunch counter Ingredients • 225g butter, plus extra for greasing • 250g 70%-cocoa dark chocolate, chopped • 225g golden caster sugar • 4 large eggs • 150g plain flour, sifted Salted caramel • 40ml double cream • ¼ […]

Isaacs set Buttermilk Pudding with poached garden Rhubarb

5 sheets of Gelatine, soaked 700ml Organic buttermilk 100gr sugar 500ml cream 1 vanilla pod In a heavy bottom sauce pan bring 100ml of the buttermilk to  the boil with the sugar and vanilla pod. Remove from the heat and add the gelatine and stir until dissolved. Leave to cool and add the remaining buttermilk […]

Blood Orange Jelly

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) […]