In The Kitchen

In the Kitchen ‘June’… Beetroot Burger

Perfect for those trying to reduce their meat consumption. This ‘Beetroot Burger is full of flavour and with beetroot just coming into season, it’s a perfect choice to honour World Sustainable Gastronomy Day this month, with a sustainable food choice. Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 40 minutes Serves: Makes 8 burgers Ingredients 1 onion, […]

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In the Kitchen… Double Cheese and Spring Vegetable Tart

This light and savoury teatime tart has a wonderfully crisp base, and with local farm shop Bury Lane selling freshly picked asparagus this month, well, why wouldn’t you?! Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 1 hour Serves: 8 Ingredients 500g block shortcrust pastry plain flour, for dusting 25g mature cheddar, finely grated. 200g asparagus spears,

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In the Kitchen… Czech Bubble Cake (Bublanina)

Try something different this Mother’s Day – Bublanina is a traditional Czech cake, perfect for afternoon tea. Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 30-40 minutes Servings: 12 generous squares Ingredients 240 ml double cream 3 eggs at room temperature 260g plain flour 200g caster sugar 1 tsp baking powder zest of 1 lemon, finely chopped.

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In the Kitchen… Prosciutto and Parma Salad with Figs and Blue Cheese

In the Kitchen… Prosciutto and Parma Salad with Figs and Blue Cheese The simplest and quickest of simple suppers, for eating al fresco on a warm summer’s evening  Ingredients:  4 figs, washed and quartered 4 slices Parma ham 60g blue cheese (Dolcelatte if you want authenticity) 2 tbsp chopped basil leaves Handfuls of rocket leaves

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