Gluten-Free

Roast Duck with Cherry Sauce, Spiced Carrots & Asparagus

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Roast Duck with Cherry Sauce, Spiced Carrots & Asparagus
Chinese BBQ ducks can be bought in Asian stores or from Chinese restaurants. Make sure you ask […]

Mushroom and Porcini Custards

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Mushroom and Porcini Custards
Serves 6
Preparation 20 mins
Cooking 45 mins

40g dried porcini mushrooms
3 tablespoons butter
500g mixed mushrooms trimmed and thinly sliced
2 garlic cloves, minced
200ml sour cream
2 […]

Grilled Salmon on Lemongrass Skewers

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Grilled Salmon on Lemongrass Skewers
Makes 12
Preparation: 10 – 15 minutes
Cooking: 4 minutes

3 x 30cm lemongrass stems
400g salmon fillets
1 tablespoon (20ml) ponzu (citrus soy sauce)

  1. Trim […]

Poached Pears with Caramel Sauce

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Poached Pears with Caramel Sauce

Serves: 4
Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes

2 cups (440g) sugar
2 cups (500ml) water
1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
1 strip lemon rind
2 star anise
4 […]

Mushroom Custards

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Mushroom Custards

Serves 6
Preparation 15 mins
Cooking 45 mins

3 tablespoons butter
300g Swiss brown mushrooms trimmed and thinly sliced
200g mushroom caps, trimmed and thinly sliced
2 garlic cloves, […]

Thai Salad Lettuce Bites

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Thai Salad Lettuce Bites

Although this may a first appear to be like San Choy Bau, it is actually quite different. It is served at room […]

Black Pudding and Cabbage Rolls

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Black Pudding and Cabbage Rolls

Sean Kelly from Dominick Kelly’s butchers in Newport showed me how Black pudding was traditionally made from flaked oatmeal, chopped onion, […]

Seared Venison Loin with Liquorice Sauce and Colcannon

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Seared Venison Loin with Liquorice Sauce and Colcannon

Serves 4-6
Preparation 20 minutes
Cooking 25 minutes

1 tablespoon (20ml) extra virgin olive oil
2 (800g-1kg) venison loins, silver-trimmed
Salt and freshly […]

Tea-Smoked Oysters and Salmon with watercress salad

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Tea-Smoked Oysters and Salmon with watercress salad

Serves 6
Preparation 5 minutes
Cooking 5 – 10 minutes

Smoking mixture
1 tablespoon black tea leaves
1 tablespoon herbal tea (eg. an earthy, […]