Buttermilk, honey and chia seed Bircher meusli 

Spring is in the air and so her is something about different to help get your day off to a great start. Top Tip: In most shops they only sell ...

Allotment update

Things are coming on nicely in the garden this year, the yellow and red raspberry plants I picked up while in holland have taken root and are producing some lovely ...

Black raspberries and pink lemonade blueberries

Attending the national gardening week exhibition at the RHS Wisley opened my eyes to a whole load of new techniques and products available to the garden enthusiast. I’m giving these ...

Recipes

Toasted sesame tuna, mooli and sweet pickle canapés

This little recipe developed from a Szechuan tuna dish I used to ...

Chocolate, toasted hazelnut and chia seed fudge

I haven’t been around for a few weeks but here is a ...

Hayley’s Golden Syrup Flapjacks

Ingredients 250g porridge oats (I use Jordan’s Jumbo Rolled Oats but you ...

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Buttermilk, honey and chia seed Bircher meusli 

Spring is in the air and so her is something about different to help get your day off to a great start. Top Tip: In most shops they only sell English buttermilk in 250ml pots for about 50p, you can buy 1ltr of polish buttermilk in Sainsburys for £1. It’s called Maslanka and normally in […]

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Allotment update

Things are coming on nicely in the garden this year, the yellow and red raspberry plants I picked up while in holland have taken root and are producing some lovely fruit. These I didn’t get a sniff off, I put them into a bowl to wash, turned my back and my son had them all […]

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Black raspberries and pink lemonade blueberries

Attending the national gardening week exhibition at the RHS Wisley opened my eyes to a whole load of new techniques and products available to the garden enthusiast. I’m giving these beauties a try to see how they fair in the late summer, here we have the Black Jewel Raspberry! My next item is the pink […]

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Toasted sesame tuna, mooli and sweet pickle canapés

This little recipe developed from a Szechuan tuna dish I used to cook at a little restaurant in Reigate. Instead of using the over parrying Szechuan I’ve use toasted, powdered sesame seeds, it’s a simple dish to execute so please have a go. 500g. Tuna loin, very good quality needed cut into 2″ thick rolls […]

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National gardening week, maximum flavour, minimum labour with James Wong

Spring is in full swing and one of my favourite haunts is The Royal Horticultural Society in Wisley. This week, kicks off National Gardening Week (14 – 20 April). Whether you’re an experienced gardener or just starting out, you can get advice and ideas for your garden at our Spring Gardening Weekend, Among the many […]

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Parmesan crusted chicken breast with Jersey Royals, pea’s & baby spinach

Ingreadients 4 x chicken breasts 1 x egg 150g x freshly grated parmesan 400g x Jersey Royal potatoes 250g x pea’s (frozen) 1 x pre-washed baby spinach olive oil, salt & pepper to dress 1 x lemon (zest & juice) Method Take out your chicken and place on a baking tray. Crack the egg and […]

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Chickpea Coated King Prawns

I went on holiday to Egypt last week and came across these stunning prawns. I hadn’t heard of chick pea batter before and I adore prawns especially as we were right by the sea, so I knew they’d be fresh. I was blown away by the fusion of spices within the mix that I thought […]

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Truffle Making @ Prospero House

Last week we ran a team building workshop for one of our clients and what fun they had! David, our Head Chef here at Prospero House was joined by Rhys, the Sous Chef from Paddington. Together they made plain, chilli, mint and caramel truffle chocolate and prepared chopped hazelnuts, pistachio, coconut and cocoa powder for the […]

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melomakarona Greek honey and walnut cookies

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melomakarona Greek honey and walnut cookies

for the cookies . 1 cup olive oil, 1 cup vegetable oil,3/4 cup caster sugar,zest of 1 orange , 3/4 cup orange juice , 1/4 cup brandy optional, 2 tbp baking powder, 2 tbsp baking powder, pich of salt 71/2 cups plain flour, 3/4 cup walnuts coursely chopped, ground cinnamon for sprinkling. for the syrup […]

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