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Sparkenhoe Red Leicester Mini Tarts

26 July 2016 — Party, Picnic, Snack, Starter

If frozen remove the pastry from the freezer and allow to thaw in the fridge overnight. Cut the rind from the cheese and finely grate. Unroll the pastry and cut […]

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Royal Bassett Blue, Orange and Spinach Salad

9 May 2016 — Dinner, Lunch, Salad, Starter

This delicious salad is perfect with Royal Bassett Blue, and ideal for the warmer weather! 1. In a large salad bowl, mix together the olive oil and vinegar. Season with […]

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Asparagus with shallots, white wine and Selles-Sur-Cher sauce

9 April 2014 — Lunch, Starter

Asparagus season runs from April until June in the UK but this dish is a simple and perfect starter for whenever you can get hold of it. First, finely chop […]

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Leek and Camembert Risotto

9 February 2014 — Lunch, Snack, Starter

Melt the butter in a pan and gently fry the sliced leeks and garlic until soft. Stir in the oregano and rice and mix well together. Add, one ladleful at […]

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Comté cheese, leek and mustard fritters with hot chilli jam

20 May 2013 — Party, Snack, Starter

Method for the fritters: Make a thick white sauce by melting the butter, sweating the leek, adding the flour and cooking it to make aroux before gradually stirring in the […]

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Leek, Broccoli and Stilton Soup

6 February 2013 — Lunch, Snack, Starter

Gently fry the onion in butter for few minutes. Add the leeks and broccoli and sweat for 5 mins. Add the stock and simmer until broccoli is cooked but still […]

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Bath Soft Cheese Chilli Tarts

14 November 2012 — Lunch, Party, Snack, Starter

Crisp, crunchy, golden filo pastry encases a layer of chilli pickle, smothered in melting Bath Soft Cheese – these Bath Soft Chilli Tarts are perfect for parties.  Baking the chilli pickle and Bath Soft […]

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Polenta and Montgomery Cheddar Griddle Cakes

6 September 2012 — Lunch, Picnic, Snack, Starter

A light and elegant lunch. The griddle cakes are served on a bed of finely shredded leek and red pepper and accompanied by lightly smoked lean grilled bacon strips. The […]

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Red Wine Poached Pear with Blue Monday

16 May 2012 — Dinner, Starter

Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: Approx 20 minutes Serves 1 Peel the pear and poach in the red wine and sugar mix. Once cooked, leave to one side and […]

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