Supporting #BritishTomatoWeek

BY NONI CHRISTOPOULOS Baked Feta with Tomatoes:  A delicious and beautiful starter that is simple to make, just place all ingredients into the oven.  Enjoy a glass of wine while you wait for the feta to soften and the tomatoes burst into a sweet mess. Ingredients: 250g feta 25 mixed cherry tomatoes halved 1 tsp crushed garlic ¼ small red onion thinly sliced 1½ tbsp … Continue reading Supporting #BritishTomatoWeek

The Manhattan

Instructions: In an ice filled mixing glass, briefly stir together 5–10ml Vermouth with a dash of Angostura bitters. Add 60–90ml Single Barrel Rye (Michter’s Rye suits the purpose) and stir again until it’s as cold as a winter sea off the Frisian island of Föhr (where the Manhattan, surprisingly, is their national drink). Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with a Maraschino cherry.   Continue reading The Manhattan

The Hugo Cocktail

BY NONI CHRISTOPOULOS This is the perfect summer drink to serve guests during the warmer weather and BBQ season.  Deeply refreshing and very easy to make. Ingredients: 1 part gin A glass half-filled with ice Good splash of elderflower cordial Several mint leaves Lime wedge 3 parts Prosecco or any Brut sparkling wine (non-sweet) Soda water Method: Pour a generous measure of gin into a … Continue reading The Hugo Cocktail

Summer Sausage Recipe

Ingredients: 5 pounds ground beef 5 teaspoons sugar-based curing mixture 12 teaspoons mustard seed 3 tablespoons garlic powder 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes 1 tablespoon salt 1/2 teaspoon hickory-flavoured liquid smoke   Instructions: In a large bowl, mix beef, curing mixture, mustard seed, garlic powder, cayenne, red pepper flakes, salt, and liquid smoke. Cover with plastic, and refrigerate for three days, … Continue reading Summer Sausage Recipe

Watermelon & Prosecco Sorbet

Ingredients: 1 watermelon, medium, chopped, total weight 450g once prepped 1 lemon, large, juiced 75ml of Prosecco Rosemary syrup 2 sprigs of rosemary, large 100ml of water 100g of caster sugar   Instructions:   To begin, make the simple rosemary syrup. Add the sugar, water and rosemary to a medium saucepan and place over a low heat. Allow the sugar to slowly dissolve in the … Continue reading Watermelon & Prosecco Sorbet