This salad was inspired by one Maxie and I dined on in Mallorca. It’s fresh, tangy and crunchy with little salty bursts of the fried capers. The fried capers are salty with a crisp, grainy shell, great served as a snack with beer or martinis.
Known in England this country as ‘goat’s beard’ or ‘Johnny go to bed at noon’, these little green shoots are grown in Tuscany, where they’re only in season for only five weeks of the year (so get them while you can!)
The subtle sweet salty flavour of the oyster mayonnaise is a welcome balance to the robust flavour punch of the rare beef. Teamed with a herb salad, this is the soft of dish that King Titan would serve at Ariels wedding.
Chirashizushi (ちらし寿司) is a Japanese dish translating to ‘scattered rice’ . It is cooked rice topped with a variety of vegetables, seafood, meat and pickles. It’s a decorative dish that you can experiment with topping combinations.
Our King Neptune of burgers – battered squid tentacles, smokey mayonnaise, coriander & crispy ice-burg lettuce on a black brioche bun.
The flavours of this Chestnut Galette with Smoked Mackerel, Sprouts & Lime Creme Fraiche gives a nod to the beautiful simplicity of nordic cuisine. The flavours of the smoked fish, zest creme and earthiness of the chestnut bread make this a breakfast that would satisfy the hungriest of vikings or works perfectly as an appetiser with a glass of something bubbly.
Sugar Cured Ocean Trout with Beetroot & Pistachio Cream is a interesting spin on your everyday curing. Using a equal measure of sugar and salt gives the trout a delicate sweetness.
Paella is a great party dish – a single-pan banquet. The size of the dish and variety of ingredients that can be used in a paella make it sure to feed and satisfy a crowd – from chicken, to chorizo, to seafood – there’s even breakfast paellas!
There’s not a more comforting dish to me (other than Mum’s minestrone) than fish and white rice. If ever I’m feeling a bit fragile, sick or upset, fish and rice is my go to dish, whether its tinned tuna, salmon or smoked mackerel. This recipe for Citrus Zest & Nigella Seed Marinated Red Snapper is the ultimate in the fish & rice combination. Perfect for a midweek dinner or any time you need a little pick me up.
This dish has a fragrant, fresh combination of flavours, served with lots of rice to soak up the exotically flavoured tomato sauce.
Just when you think oysters couldn’t get any more extravagant, they did. The addition of gold glitter to an oysters gives them an overwhelming sense of celebration, joy and happiness. It also has the added bonus of making your mouth sparkle all night.
This broth is cleansing and nourishing. The handmade wontons will leave you with a sense of accomplishment and this skill is transferable — you can craft parcels different cuisines and with many different fillings.