Frozen Espresso Zabaglione


Frozen Espresso Zabaglione 6egg yolks 6tablespoons sugar 3/4cup espresso 2tablespoons Cognac Cocoa powder and powdered sugar, for serving (optional) Preparation Put egg yolks in a medium-size mixing bowl. Add sugar and whisk together for a minute, until frothy. Whisk in espresso and Cognac, then place bowl over double boiler. (For a makeshift double boiler, put […]

Hot Buttered Lobster


Delicious this time of year, simply cook the lobster in warm water salted water, split in half, remove the sack, you have many options, serve with melted butter and garden peas, grilled with some herb bread crumbs or serve cold with a tomato salad & mayonnaise

Celery Apple & Walnut salad


  Apple, Celery and Walnut Salad       One of the few mixed salad combinations that works really well. The tart combination of apple and celery makes it an excellent counterbalance to rich meats such as duck or pork, or it may be served as a first course on its own.       […]

Marmalade Bread & Butter Pudding

Marmalade Bread and Butter Pudding Serves 6-8   This is a variation on basic bread and butter pudding.   If you like, leave out the marmalade and serve plain, or add chopped rhubarb, chopped chocolate, grated lemon or orange zest, raisins, sultanas, cinnamon, nutmeg etc.  This is a great way to use up stale bread, and […]

Chicken Terrine

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Terrine of Chicken Serves 10-20     225g (8oz) organic chicken livers 100ml (32fl oz) brandy or madeira salt to taste and 2 teaspoons ground white pepper (yes, use all of it) 1.1-1.3kg (22-3lb) organic chicken 225g (8oz) streaky bacon, trimmed and de-rinded 225g (8oz) cooked ham, thickly sliced marjoram, thyme, bay leaves 1 free […]

Flour less Chocolate & Hazelnut Cake

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  Flourless Chocolate & Hazelnut Cake.  375 gr whole hazelnuts 375gr melted chocolate 375 gr butter 200gr soft brown sugar 175gr castor sugar 9 eggs Method Roast and chop the hazelnuts, add the melted chocolate, Cream the butter & sugar together until pale and fluffy, add the eggs two at a time, alternating with spoonful’s […]