Recipes

Cream of Tomato and Potato Soup

2 Leeks (or onions) ½lb Tomatoes 3/4lb Potatoes 11/2oz Butter Cream and chopped parsley to finish Melt Butter and soften leeks/onions. Add roughly chopped tomatoes and cook until they give out juice. Add peeled, diced potatoes and cover with 1¼ pints of water. Bring...

Spring Green & Blue Cheese Risotto

1. Blanch finely shredded spring greens in boiling, salted water for 1min. Drain & reserve liquid. 2. In a large pan gently cook a chopped onion & garlic for 5 mins. in ½ butter/½olive oil. 3. Add 400g risotto rice and cook for a further 3 mins. 4. Turn up the heat,...

Jerusalem Articokes

The problem with these funny looking tubers, is that people often don’t know what to do with them. Here are 3 ways you can turn them into something really delicious. 1. Peel, cut into discs, dust with seasoned flour and roast in hot oil until golden (about 20 mins) 2....

Roasted butternut squash

Preheat Oven to 180c Cut Squash lengthways into quarters. Dot with butter and brush with olive oil Season with salt & freshly ground black pepper Chop fresh thyme and sprinkle over the squash Roast in the oven for about 45 mins until the squash are tender and turning...

Caldo Verdi (Portugese potato & kale soup)

450g Potatoes (peeled & sliced) 2 Cloves garlic (sliced) 1 Small Onion (finely chopped) 225g Kale (finely shredded) 110g Chorizo (sliced) Black Pepper Olive Oil Put potatoes, garlic, onion, salt & pepper in a large pan with enough water to cover generously. Simmer...