Anatolian Lamb, Couscous & Flatbread

Ingredients: Lamb 4 lamb fillets, sliced into 1cm slices 2 tbsp of soy sauce 1 tsp ground cumin 1 garlic clove, finely crushed 40g of golden syrup 1/4 bunch of rosemary, finely chopped 1 tbsp of vegetable oil Couscous 200g of couscous (plus 200ml boiling water) 40g of pine nuts, toasted 40g of raisins 1 tbsp of parsley, chopped Salt To serve 200g of Greek … Continue reading Anatolian Lamb, Couscous & Flatbread

Croque Madame

Ingredients: 150ml whole milk ¼ onion 4 black peppercorns 1 bay leaf 20g unsalted butter, plus a knob extra 20g plain flour Olive oil for frying 4 thin slices sourdough bread 160g gruyère, comté or a mix, grated 4 slices thick-cut ham 2 large free-range eggs Method: Gently heat the milk, onion, peppercorns and bay leaf in a pan. When the milk starts to simmer, … Continue reading Croque Madame

Theresa May Day Cocktail

Ingredients:  2 ripe peaches (pitted and roughly chopped) 1 tonne of lies 1 part​ rum A dose of cowardice 4​ strawberries (cubed) 2 passion fruit (flesh and seeds) Several catchy phrases that mean nowt 4 ounces cloudy apple juice 1 tablespoon superfine sugar 1 massive act of treachery 2 teaspoons fresh ginger (grated) 1​ cup crushed ice 2 Tin ears Garnish: Apple fans Instructions: Blend all the ingredients together with crushed ice. Delay. Delay some more. … Continue reading Theresa May Day Cocktail

Spring Sangria

Ingredients: 12 parts White Wine, Dry 2 1/2 parts Peach Liqueur 6 tbsp Lemonade Concentrate 1/4 cup Sugar Peaches and Grapes Garnish with sliced peaches and sprig of mint, if desired. Method: In a large pitcher, combine wine, schnapps, lemonade and sugar. Stir sugar until dissolved and add chopped fruit. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Garnish and serve over ice. Serves 6.   Continue reading Spring Sangria

Moscato Honey Bee Cocktail

Ingredients: 115ml Moscato {or other semi-sweet wine} 1 lemon, juiced 5 fresh raspberries 3 small sprigs of fresh thyme 1 tsp. honey Cranberries and Lemon to garnish, if desired Method: Place lemon juice, raspberries, thyme sprigs, and honey in a cocktail shaker. Use the back of a spoon to muddle the raspberries and other ingredients together, releasing the raspberries’ juice. Add wine to the shaker; … Continue reading Moscato Honey Bee Cocktail

Earl Grey Blackberry Bourbon

Ingredients: 45ml bourbon 45ml chilled Earl Grey Tea 15ml shot simple syrup 1 blackberry 15ml Spiced Pear Liqueur Garnish with a blackberry and a sprig of rosemary Method: Muddle blackberry with simple syrup. Add bourbon, Earl Grey tea, Pear Liqueur if using and ice. Stir until very cold. Strain through a fine mesh strainer into a coupe glass. Garnish with a blackberry and a sprig … Continue reading Earl Grey Blackberry Bourbon