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How to Bake Crepe Quiche Lorraine

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 1 hr 20 mins Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Crepe Quiche Lorraine: For the crepes: ½ cup all purpose flour 1 large  egg 2 tbsp fresh herbs, finely chopped 6 tbsp whole milk 1/8 tsp kosher salt ¼ cup water 1 ½ tbsp unsalted butter, melted For the quiches: 4 large eggs 2 bacon ... Read More »

How to Cook Onion and Cavolo Nero Soup

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients needed to make Onion and Cavolo Nero Soup: 4 large onions, peeled and coarsely chopped 9 oz cavolo nero cabbage 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped 1 celery stick, halved 1 carrot, halved 1 large potato, diced Beef bones, lightly roasted 1 tbsp all purpose flour 1 ½ oz butter 1 ... Read More »

How to Cook Shellfish Nage

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients needed to make Shellfish Nage: 14 oz mussels, cleaned and debearded 12 cooked langoustines, shelled and chopped 14 oz clams, rinsed 3 scallops, cleaned and roe removed 1 cooked lobster, meat removed, shells chopped and reserved 3 handful sea purslane, blanched 8 asparagus spears, trimmed 1 carrot, roughly chopped 12 ... Read More »

How to Cook Duck Confit Crepes with Cumberland Sauce

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 2 days Cooking time: 3 hours Ingredients needed to make Duck Confit Crepes with Cumberland Sauce: For the duck leg confit: 1 ½ lb duck legs ¼ tsp fresh thyme, chopped ½ tsp garlic, chopped 1 bay leaf 1 tsp sea salt ¼ tsp black peppercorns, cracked 4 cups vegetable oil For the crepes: 4 crepes, each ... Read More »

How to Make Lobster Salad

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 55 mins Cooking time: 10 mins Ingredients needed to make Lobster Salad: 2 Maine lobsters, 1 ½ lb each ½ cup celery, diced 1 garlic clove, peeled 10 fresh parsley sprigs 4 fresh thyme sprigs 2 tsp frsh chives, minced 2 tsp fresh tarragon, minced 4 lemons, plus more sliced into wedges for serving 2 cups canola ... Read More »

How to Cook Black Pudding Fritters

Serves: 20 Preparation time: overnight Cooking time: 2 hours Ingredients needed to make Black Pudding Fritters: 600 gm black pudding 600 gm pork belly, skin scored 2 tbsp chives, finely chopped 4 Conference pears, peeled, deseeded and chopped into bite-sized chunks 2 tbsp caster sugar 2 tbsp butter Salt and freshly ground black pepper For the coating: 4 eggs Splash of ... Read More »

How to Bake Haddock Vol-Au-Vents

Serves: 6 Preparation time:  10 mins Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Haddock Vol-Au-Vents: 1 lb 2 oz puff pastry 14 oz smoked haddock, cooked and flaked 2 leeks, finely chopped 1 egg yolk 1 egg, slightly beaten 1 ¾ oz all purpose flour, plus more for dusting 13 ½ fl oz fish stock 2 ¾ fl oz double ... Read More »

How to Cook Omelette Tourangelle

Serves: 2 Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients needed to make Omelette Tourangelle: For the roast tomato sauce: 8 plum tomatoes 1 fresh rosemary sprig 1 fresh thyme sprig 2 tbsp olive oil ½ tsp caster sugar 3 garlic cloves, unpeeled Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste For the omelette: 5 eggs 2 oz soft goats’ ... Read More »

How to Cook Cockle Chowder

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 10 mims Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Cockle Chowder: 2 lb 4 oz fresh live cockles 3 rashers smoked bacon, rindless and chopped into ½’’ slices 2 celery stalks, trimmed and sliced 10 ½ oz potatoes, peeled and coarsely chopped into ¾’’ chunks 1 medium leek, trimmed, rinsed and finely sliced Young celery stalks ... Read More »

How to Make Lentil Salad

Serves: 6-8 Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Lentil Salad: 1 lb French green lentils, washed and drained ½ medium red onion, peeled and finely chopped 3 carrots, peeled and diced finely 2 medium leeks, roots and dark green parts chopped off 1 medium garlic clove, peeled and crushed 3 fresh Italian parsley sprigs, leaves ... Read More »