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Prawns with oyster mushrooms

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500g whole, cooked prawns (30-40) 25g butter 150g pan-fried oyster mushrooms 20g shallots 250g tomatoes, diced 200g white butter sauce 20ml creme fraiche 1 tablespoon cognac 10ml...


Lobster thermidor with courgettes

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2 lobster tails 500g courgettes, sliced 500g tomatoes, diced 50g onions 250g puff pastry, ready-rolled 20g butter 1CS chervil, chopped 1 tablespoon thyme, chopped 2 tablespoon...


French gingerbread

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400 ml semi-skimmed milk 2 eggs Zest of 1 lemon 1 vanilla pod 320g gingerbread 90g raisins 30ml rum Preheat oven to 425°F (230°C). Soak raisins in 20ml rum. Boil milk with vanilla...


Chilli con carne

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260g minced beef 260g shoulder of beef, diced 480g kidney beans 200g onions 2 teapoon oil 2 cloves garlic 1 pinch chilli powder 2 beef stock cubes 1 pinch cinnamon 1 tablespoon...


Scotch shortbread

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150g flour 100g chilled butter (not margarine) 50g sugar 1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). 2. Grease a round 20cm cake tin. 3. Sieve flour into large bowl. 4. Add butter, cut...


La Coca (Mexican tomato and red pepper tart)

Home / Food and Drink / Recipes / La Coca (Mexican tomato and red pepper tart)

6 red and green peppers 1 onion 1 tin tomatoes 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 packet puff pastry Brown the onion in the olive oil at a medium heat. Wash and chop the peppers and add...


Fig tart

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Sweet pastry case, or 350g pastry 1,6kg figs 200g sugar 150g butter Roll out pastry, cook blind for fifteen minutes, then leave to cool. Arrange figs in pastry case, stalk-up...


Gonzague chocolate mousse

Home / Food and Drink / Recipes / Gonzague chocolate mousse

200g dark chocolate (70% cocao solids is best) 100ml milk 2 eggs 400g creme fraiche 180g sugar Make mousse 24 hours in advance. Separate eggs, and put egg whites in a bain marie...


Carpaccio of salmon

Home / Food and Drink / Recipes / Carpaccio of salmon

1 fresh fillet of salmon, boned 2 tbsp olive oil 1 lime Dill 1 tbsp pink peppercorns (substitute mixed peppercorns if not available) 1. Slice fish very thinly, with a sharp knife...


One-sided salmon

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4 fillets of fresh salmon Oil Salt Pepper 1. Heat some oil in a frying pan over a high heat. 2. Add the salmon fillets (skin side down). 3. Leave to cook over a high heat for...


Orange and ginger pancakes

Home / Food and Drink / Recipes / Orange and ginger pancakes

For the batter: 125g plain flour 2 eggs, beaten 250ml milk 1 tbsp caster sugar 30g butter + 30g for frying 2 tbsp Grand Marnier 1 pinch of salt For the garnish: 2 oranges 1/2...


Gonzague tapenade

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100g pitted olives 6 fresh anchovies 100g tuna 1 tablespoon mustard 100g capers 200ml olive oil Blend olives in a food processor. Add anchovies and capers. Mix thoroughly, into...


Cucumber sushi

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4 sheet dried seaweed 1 avocado 1 cucumber 125g smoked salmon or crab 1 teaspoon wasabi 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds 1 cup japanese rice Seasoning : 1/3 cup rice wine vinegar 4...


Roast veal and rosemary

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800g veal (chest meat, off the bone) 2 sprigs rosemary 3 tomatoes 4 spring onions 2 sprigs parsley 2 sprigs tarragon 1 small green pepper 1 small red pepper 2 onions 1 courgette 1...


Carpaccio of perch with vanilla oil

Home / Food and Drink / Recipes / Carpaccio of perch with vanilla oil

*Allow for 50 minutes' chilling time* 600g perch fillet Juice of 2 limes A few vanilla pods 100ml peanut oil 2 tablespoon unsweetened coconut milk Salt & pepper The night before...


Pineapple carpaccio with coriander

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2 pineapples 2 limes 100g red currants 1 bunch coriander 1 small piece fresh ginger 1 egg white 100g sugar crystals 30g caster sugar Sprinkle the sugar crystals over individual plates...


Sole and citrus skewers

Home / Food and Drink / Recipes / Sole and citrus skewers

4 limes 600g sole fillets 24 large prawns, prepared 1 tablespoon peanut oil 2 tablespoons sesame oil Salt & pepper Sauce: 200ml olive oil 50g desiccated coconut Juice and zest...


Gin Fizz with Mint

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For four : 2 mint teabags, or 1 bunch fresh mint Juice of 2 lemons 100ml gin 4 tablespoons caster sugar 4 slices lemon to decorate Ice cubes Steep teabags/mint in 300ml boiling...



Home / Food and Drink / Recipes / Margarita

20 ml lemon juice 20 ml cointreau or triple-sec 40 ml tequila Mix alcohol in cocktail shaker. Salt the edge of a glass and serve over ice.


Tequila Sunrise

Home / Food and Drink / Recipes / Tequila Sunrise

60 ml tequila 330 ml orange juice 20 ml grenadine syrup 1 slice orange to decorate Pour orange juice and tequila into cocktail shaker, add ice cubes and shake well. Pour into...