Colette’s “Fruit and Nut” Jar

Posted : 12 September 2010

This is a dish inspired by childhood, in the playground at lunch time or on a visit to the local sweet shop. Pick your favorite chocolate bar and look at it from another perspective, simply as a combination of ingredients, I picked mine………Cadburys Fruit and Nut Jar. Pot au chocolate 1 pint Double Cream 250g …Read more

Scottish Girolles Soup

Posted : 5 September 2010

Ingredients 300g Scottish Girolles Mushrooms 200g Button Mushrooms 2 cloves of Garlic 4 Sliced Shallots 10g Thyme ½  Bay Leaf 100g Butter Sherry Vinegar 50ml Madeira 500g Vegetable Stock 200g Double Cream 100g Milk Salt White Pepper Method Sweat down your shallots and garlic in the butter with salt and pepper.  Once softened add the …Read more

An English Cherry Martini Jelly

Posted : 22 August 2010

Ingredients 500g Pitted English Cherries 150g Sugar 200g Water 1 pinch of Salt 50ml Kirsch (Cherry Liquor) 4 leaves of Gelatine 10ml Kirsch 100g Double Cream 20g Icing Sugar 200g Pitted Fresh English Cherries Method Warm your 500g of pitted cherries with the sugar, water and salt. Before it boils remove from the heat and …Read more

Warm Salad of Wild Trout, Jersey Royals, Gooseberries and Water Cress

Posted : 18 July 2010

Ingredients 4 120g fillets of Wild Sea Trout ½ kg Jersey Royal Potatoes 200g Gooseberries 2 bunches of Sarrat Water Cress 1 bunch Chervil Sourdough Bread Good Olive Olive Oil 1 Lemon Salt Serves 4 Method Season and pan fry the Trout skin side down on a medium heat in the good olive oil, until …Read more