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Yee Kwan Sticky Toffee Pudding Chocolate Miso Ice Cream
There is something about sweet and salty desserts that is just heavenly. The Yee Kwan ice cream range includes some sublime flavours with one of the most interesting being chocolate miso. A rich chocolate ice cream given an unusual twist with the addition of miso paste.
Chocolate Parfait with Caramel and Raspberry Popcorn
  Recently, a company by the name of Popcorn Shed kindly sent me a package. This package contained various flavours of sweet and savoury popcorn. This got me thinking. Could I create a recipe that includes this unique popcorn? You bet I could.
Coq au Riesling
You didn’t think that it would be just the one recipe, did you? After the success of the ham and goats cheese salad starter it seemed rude not to have a go at a main course. Once again my mind ticked over with thoughts of what could I make...
Something that i’ve always wanted to do is cook abroad. I love restaurants and street food but to pass up the cracking selection of ingredients in the markets around Europe is just crazy. While in Colmar we were staying at the Appart’hôtel Odalys La Rose d’Argent which houses a...
Gateau Basque
If you look back through any books relating to classic French cuisine you will more than likely have come across the famous Gateau Basque. A ‘cake’ originating from the southern region of France in the Pays Basque close to the Spanish border. One man who has had this cake...

Oeuf’s Meurette

Oeuf’s Meurette
This has to be one of my favourite starters. A classic dish of Burgundy, France traditionally using red wine from the region but any good quality red will give you a great result. Key points here are ensuring that the egg is cooked with the yolk remaining runny and...
Venison Fillet, Leeks, Girolles and Sauce Poiverade
Venison has the benefit of being virtually fat-free, in particular the fillet. Saying that there’s no loss of flavour, quite the opposite. In this instance the fillet is roasted in the pan to medium and served with strips of leek sauteed with wild mushrooms. Girolles are perfect with this...
Salt cod Brandade
Salt cod is a real Spanish staple. There are thousands of recipes using this preserved fish and here's a popular one commonly found in both France and Spain. Brandade is blended salt cod with cream and milk to form a paste which can be eaten on slices of toasted...
Mini-Beef Wellington with Cauliflower Puree
Fillet of beef can be one of the most expensive cuts of meat around. This recipe scales down the traditionally large Beef Wellington into individual parcels which still retain the same great flavour. Accompanied by a smooth cauliflower puree and a rich Madeira sauce, it’s perfect for any special...