Recipe: Pork Ramen with a spicy miso broth

To me a well balanced Ramen is the comfort food of the 21st century, like a modern day chicken soup! I’m slightly addicted. The problem with cooking a ramen at home is that recipes often call for ‘overnighters’ and a lot of pre-preparation. I make this recipe on a weeknight and as long as the…

Recipe: Warm Apple Lattice

This refined apple pie is scarily easy to make yet very impressive when entertaining. It’s a brilliant Sunday dish as can be made ahead and there’s only a few ingredients required for a show stopping end to your Sunday roast. (serves 6-8) Ingredients 3-4 large bramley cooking apples, about 750g 50g caster sugar 25g butter…

Recipe: Sausage and Egg Welsh Rarebit Breakfast ‘Mc’Muffin

Weekend breakfast treats don’t get much better than this. Taking little effort but delivering maximum satisfaction these homemade sausage and egg muffins will knock spots off the fast food alternatives, plus you don’t have to leave the house! (Serves 2) Ingredients 4 cumberland pork sausages 1 green chilli, deseeded and finely diced 1 Tsp finely…

Recipe: A Crayfish Party

I’m going to share this family secret with you, a dead easy yet theatrical recipe that creates theatre in your own home. Crayfish (or crawfish) are absolute taste gems. They need little cooking, you just twist off the head, crack the tail and unearth a taste sensation by dunking and eating the tails. They can…

Recipe: Poached Trout with a Warm potato salad

Trout often loses out to it’s more readily available pink mate the ‘Salmon’, but, if you’re lucky enough to know a fisherman then they’ll happily catch you a beautiful spotty fresh rainbow trout which will knock your socks off. Failing that Trout is commonly available in most supermarkets now and all good fishmongers. This dish…

Recipe: Escalope of Chicken with Truffle Mayonnaise

A perfect light lunch this dish is beautiful on it’s own or with a crisp green salad or some steamed french beans. If you can’t find the truffle it’s optional but don’t skip the truffle oil in the mayonnaise of you can help it. (serves 2) Ingredients 2 skinless and boneless chicken breasts 2eggs 100g…