• Petits Pois à la Française

    Starting to serving: 15 minutes Active time: 10 minutes Serves: 4 - 6 as a side dish   TO BUY 250g back bacon - cut into lardons 6 spring onions, white part only, trimmed, halved 80g unsalted butter, coarsely chopped 500g frozen peas, defrosted 60ml chicken stock  bottom ¼ of a cos lettuce, shr... View Post
  • Chateaubriand Sauce

    Starting to serving: 35 minutes Active time: 15 minutes Serves: 2-4 as a sauce   TO BUY  50g butter 150g shallots - diced  250g mushrooms - sliced 3 cloves of garlic - minced 250ml dry white wine 400ml beef stock 20g tarragon leaves - chopped Sea salt & pepper TO DO: Add... View Post
  • Charred Brussels Sprouts with Crispy Lardons

    Starting to serving: 25 minutes Active time: 15 minutes Serves: 4-6 as a side dish   TO BUY 150g almonds - chopped 1tbsp salt 500g Brussels sprouts  200g streaky bacon - cut into lardons (long strips across the grain)  3tbsp olive oil 1 lemon - juiced and zested Chilli flakes T... View Post
  • Garlicky Green Beans

    Starting to serving: 10 minutes Active time: 6 minutes Serves: 4 as a side dish   TO BUY 300g green beans - topped, but not tailed 6 garlic cloves - unpeeled 100g salted butter - room temperature Sea salt & pepper 4 lemon cheeks TO DO: Put a pot of salted water on the stove ... View Post
  • The Mash from the Menu

    Starting to serving: 35 minutes Active time: 15 minutes Serves: 6 as a side dish   TO BUY 1kg potatoes - scrubbed but not peeled 1tbsp salt 250g butter - well chilled and cut into cubes 250ml milk Sea salt & pepper TO DO: Leave the potatoes whole, put them in a large sauce... View Post
  • Hot Cross Buns

    Starting to serving: 2.5 hours Active time: 30 minutes Serves: 8 as a snack    TO BUY For the buns 500g plain flour ½ tsp salt 2 heaped tsp mixed spice 50g sugar 50g butter, chopped into cubes or partially frozen then grated 200g chopped dried figs 42g (1 block) fresh yeast 200ml milk 2 ... View Post
  • Hot Cross Bread & Butter Pudding

    Starting to serving: 90 minutes Active time: 15 minutes Serves: 6    TO BUY 6 Hot Cross Buns, halved 150g salted butter, at room temperature + extra for greasing 100g Seville marmalade 6 eggs 300ml cream 700ml milk 100g sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract Pinch of salt Cream or custard ... View Post
  • Mark's Roast Lamb

    Starting to serving: 2 - 2.5 hours Active time: 20 minutes Serves: 6 - 8   TO BUY 1 large leg of lamb, about 3kg 8 garlic cloves 1  bunch oregano, leaves picked 2 lemons, zest & juice  1 heaped tsp sea salt 8 tbsp olive oil 1½ kg new potatoes TO DO: Preheat your oven to 250°C ... View Post

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