Spaghetti with cockles recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This British take on spaghetti alle vongole uses cockles instead of the traditional clams. The version here is great, but if you can get your hands on three-cornered leek, which is plentiful right now, you can swap out the garlic and parsley and … Read more

Rustic maltagliati with squash and chilli recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Maltagliati is a rough-cut, squarish pasta popular in Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region. Cipriani Food calls its version tagliardi (available online and quick to cook) and I really like using it in vegetable pasta dishes like this or with a meat ragu base.  If you … Read more

Macaroni ai due formaggi (two-cheese macaroni) recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This is a rich, straightforward two-cheese pasta that you can make with any tube shape (or indeed any pasta shape you fancy). It’s simple to make as all you need to do is melt mozzarella with Parmesan and cream to make a sauce, … Read more

Deep-fried cauliflower with Korean spicy ketchup recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This battered and deep-fried approach, teamed with the punchy sauce, works just as well with pieces of chicken or fish (such as monkfish) as it does with cauliflower or broccoli.  Gochujang – a Korean chilli-pepper paste made with fermented soya beans and glutinous … Read more

Cauliflower steak with lamb’s liver and shallot sauce recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Roasting cauliflower until it’s caramel-brown really changes the flavour of what could potentially be a bland vegetable. I love serving it cooked like this with offal, such as kidneys, liver and even heart. You can use any liver for this – lamb, veal … Read more

Fillet of hake with roasted cauliflower mash recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Mashed cauliflower is a great accompaniment to any fish. I’ve even served it with a Sunday roast before, when I bought slightly blemished cauliflowers that would otherwise have ended up in the bin. You can stick with just the mashed cauliflower here, or … Read more

Le Caprice crispy duck and watercress salad recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE I initially put this on the Le Caprice menu with crispy pork and sales were steady, but something told me it should have been crispy duck. The change was an instant success. Timings Prep time: 20 minutes, plus cooling time Cook time: 1 … Read more

Le Caprice chopped steak Americain recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Like a lot of customer favourites (including salmon fishcakes, bang bang chicken and a dessert of iced berries), chopped steak was never taken off the menu at Le Caprice. This is rather like a steak haché – or a large burger without the … Read more

Le Caprice eggs Arlington recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Sunday brunch at Le Caprice was a busy session with a menu very different to the rest of the week, featuring classics like chowder, corned beef hash and kedgeree. I introduced this dish to it 30-odd years ago. I’ve featured it on my menus … Read more

Fried duck eggs with devilled livers recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE A good old fried egg is a great vehicle for all sorts of garnishes, both luxurious and humble. I remember once waiting for a seat at the vibrant Barcelona tapas bar El Quim de la Boqueria and studying the fried egg with foie … Read more

Masala omelette recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This is my favourite breakfast omelette and it’s especially good if you like a bit of spice first thing. You can add chopped fresh tomatoes to the mixture when in season, and make individual omelettes or a large one to share, as you … Read more

Floating islands with poached rhubarb recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE A classic French dish, îles flottantes makes separate use of the yolk and white of an egg to produce a rather bizarre but nevertheless delicious dessert. Garnish it with any fruit you fancy – because of the warm winter weather I still had … Read more

Baked eggs with brown shrimps recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Years ago I bought some cute little cast-iron egg dishes in New York, made exactly for meals like this. However, scallop shells work just as well, and luckily there are always plenty kicking around where I live (usually used to decorate the garden or serve … Read more

Crispy fish tortillas with clementine salsa recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE I’ve served these many times at food festivals and they are a great way to use up fish-fillet trimmings (saved in the freezer for a rainy day) if you cook a lot of fish at home. As they are cut into small pieces, coated in flour … Read more

Black bean tortillas with squash salsa recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Beans are a common filling in tortillas, frequently slow cooked and softly textured, but delicious in salsas like this too. The beans I’ve used are known as black badger, otherwise called carlin peas or pigeon peas, but you could use any dried bean … Read more

Pork neck tortillas with green chilli sauce recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE I like to use these uncommon cuts, as the neck has a great flavour and texture, and enough muscle fat to give the cut moisture during cooking. You can add a bit of offal like kidney or liver, which I did in Mexico, and it gives … Read more

Prawn Thermidor tortillas recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE I first tried this dish, made with lobster, while in Havana, stopping off on a long drive down the coast to a fishing lodge. I’ve made it since with both prawns and lobster and friends still request it on fishing trips; swap the … Read more

Ox cheek hotpot with ginger recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE I often eat this dish in Chinatown, and in some restaurants it’s cooked with tripe, tendons and flank – all of which take a long time to cook in order to be tender but are well worth it.   You can serve this with … Read more

Polenta on the table with beef ragu recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Twenty years ago or so, the late chef Antonio Carluccio invited me for dinner at his house. After a few whiskies (his favourite drink), he appeared from the kitchen with a saucepan of polenta and promptly poured it all over his wooden farmhouse … Read more

Beef flank, ale and oyster pies recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Pies are a great way to use less expensive yet full-flavoured meat cuts, such as flank and shin of beef and ox cheeks. Tucking in a few oysters adds a touch of luxury. Buying a specific cut of braising beef will ensure you … Read more

Thai hanger steak salad recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Hanger or butcher’s steak is one of my favourite cuts. You might see it classed as offal, as it sits under the kidneys and takes on a little of the offal taste, but don’t let that put you off. It’s full of flavour … Read more

Black pudding with buttery squid and a fried egg recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Peter Gott at Sillfield Farm in Cumbria has been making me a bespoke, soft European-style black pudding for probably 20 or so years. It’s soft and meaty and has a good hint of background spice (not often found in British black pudding) and … Read more

Ricotta hotcakes and bacon with maple syrup recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This is one of Bill Granger’s classic dishes and I’ve made it ever since trying it at his restaurant in Sydney.  I make these with gluten-free self-raising flour as I find it lighter, but feel free to use normal self-raising flour if you … Read more

Labneh with toasted nuts and honey recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Labneh is basically strained Greek yoghurt that ends up, depending how long you leave it, like a soft cheese. It can be sweet or savoury and is cheap to make.  In Mediterranean countries it often appears in some form on the breakfast table … Read more

Mushrooms with a breadcrumb crust and poached egg recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This is delicious as it is, but I sometimes also add some diced streaky bacon when cooking the onion, or some hollandaise if I can be bothered to make it.  Seek out really large field or Portobello mushrooms if you can. Timings Prep … Read more

Chocolate panforte recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Panforte translates as strong bread, though this creation is in fact a festive sweet thing to eat after a meal. Historically it was known as Siena cake as the Italian city is thought to have been the first to embrace cooking with sugar and spices such … Read more

Russell’s bottled cherry negroni recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This is my festive twist on the classic cocktail, which remains red and strong and bitter. It’s also a little nod to my great friend, the restaurateur Russell Norman, who died suddenly in November.   He loved negronis and served them at his restaurant … Read more

Classic florentines recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Tiny florentines frequently starred as petit fours in my early career working in London hotels. I would often sneak into the pastry department to help myself: sometimes they were made in a large rectangle on a baking tray and cut into squares, with … Read more

Roast stuffed partridge with pears recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE A roast partridge is a lovely option for Christmas, allowing each guest to have their own bird. What’s more, it’s dead simple to cook and serve. You can vary the stuffing however you fancy, from traditional sage and onion to chestnut and apricot, … Read more

Truffle-studded roast rooster recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This is an elegant way to serve a rooster or cockerel: the stuffing contains black truffle but if you don’t want the expense of buying a fresh one you can get them preserved, or simply replace with finely chopped wild mushrooms cooked down with … Read more

Roast goose three ways recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Goose is often criticised for being a very fatty bird, and roasting it to get rid of the fat often ends up with the meat being overcooked. Even though a well-reared goose doesn’t have as much fat these days, my method, where the … Read more

Roast sea bass with ras el hanout and cumin carrots recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Ras el hanout means ‘head of the shop’ in Arabic, intended to star the best spices available – but not necessarily the same ones each time. An off-the-shelf blend will usually feature cardamom, cumin, ginger, fenugreek, turmeric, fennel, chilli, mace and clove, but … Read more

Braised lamb shank with bashed neeps recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Lamb shank is perfect for slow cooking. It was once a rather cheffy cut, on every pub and restaurant menu, but seems to have died off a bit these days, which is a pity. I love swede with this, served with some wilted … Read more

Parsnip gratin recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Some people have a love-hate relationship with parsnips, perhaps stemming from a poorly cooked Sunday roast, but there are many ways to transform them, from mashing to soups to turning them into tasty little fried snacks. This gratin could easily replace cauliflower cheese, … Read more

Shaved root vegetable salad recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE There are no set vegetables for this dish; instead the colour mix and variety of flavours should determine what you use. Parsnips, celeriac, beetroot, swede, carrots – even sweet potatoes – all work to make a simple, healthy and delicious winter salad; the … Read more

Roast turkey crown with thyme-stuffed legs

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Once you have purchased your Christmas bird, there’s always the problem of fridge space. This recipe involves taking the legs off first, stuffing them, and cooking the turkey in different stages to get the best results – and to free up crucial fridge … Read more

Whipped butternut squash with ricotta recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This is one of my favourite starters that can be interpreted with different vegetables at different times of year. I use broad beans in summer, then beetroot or squash at this time of the year. It’s a great sharing dish or stand-alone starter. … Read more

Red mullet with squash salsa recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Red mullet is a beautiful fish in colour, texture and taste and deserves a nice and simple, fresh accompaniment like a seasonal squash salsa. The orange-fleshed squashes are perfect for this. Timings Prep time: 10 minutes, plus cooling time Cook time: 8 minutes … Read more

Grilled squash salad with pickled walnuts recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Grilling chunks of different squashes makes a really lovely autumn and winter side dish or, with some tasty little salad leaves, a starter like this. Pumpkin seeds make a great crunchy addition to the salad but note that using the seeds from the … Read more

Flageolet bean and squash soup recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This type of broth will suit any dried bean, from chickpeas to butter beans. You can even use a mixture if, like me, you stock as many as the local deli. This dish is also a great way to use up some of … Read more

Red mullet with squash salsa recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Red mullet is a beautiful fish in colour, texture and taste and deserves a nice and simple, fresh accompaniment like a seasonal squash salsa. The orange-fleshed squashes are perfect for this. Timings Prep time: 10 minutes, plus cooling time Cook time: 8 minutes … Read more

Caviar baked potatoes recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Use sturgeon or salmon caviar for this, depending on your budget (the former is more expensive); both look and taste delicious. Also pictured above: Leek and cheddar tartsSmoked haddock croquettes  Timings Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 40 minutes Serves  4 Ingredients 10 large … Read more

Smoked haddock croquettes recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Arranged on a serving plate, these croquettes will be an appetising offering for your next party. If you don’t like haddock, swap for any hot-smoked fish, such as trout, mackerel or herring. Also pictured above:Caviar baked potatoesLeek and cheddar tarts Timings Prep time: … Read more

Monkfish skewers with peanut sauce recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Monkfish is perfect for a snack dish like this as the firm flesh doesn’t fall apart during cooking. It’s also delicious with the satay sauce. You will need some short wooden kebab skewers for this, soaked in water for an hour to avoid … Read more

Leek and cheddar tarts recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Discs of leek baked on top of circles of puff pastry, topped with a crumble of buttery breadcrumbs, cheddar and parsley. The humble leek, transformed. Timings Prep time: 20 minutes, plus cooling time Cook time: 45 minutes Serves  4-6 Ingredients 2 medium-sized leeks … Read more

Whisky and clementine sour cocktail recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE A take on a classic, with a touch of Christmas about it. It’s not quite as sour as the original but should appeal even to those who aren’t big whisky drinkers. Timings Prep time: 5 minutes Serves  2 Ingredients 2 x 50ml measures … Read more

Sea buckthorn Buck’s fizz recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Sea buckthorn is one of those amazing British fruits that deliver an almost tropical flavour, and is versatile enough to be used in savoury salads with game, or in puddings. It is also handy to keep frozen for juices or drinks like this. … Read more

Spiced hot buttered apple cider cocktail recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This drink is a delicious alternative to eggnog. If you haven’t got cider brandy to hand, dark rum works well. Timings Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 5 minutes Serves  2 Ingredients 200ml apple juice 1 tsp mixed spice 30g muscovado sugar 2 … Read more

Pomegranate and bergamot cosmopolitan cocktail recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Use freshly pressed pomegranate juice if you prefer, but shop-bought is just fine. Timings Prep time: 5 minutes Serves  2 Ingredients 2 x 50ml measures gin or vodka, or alcohol-free spirit 1 mug of strong Earl Grey tea, chilled 200ml pomegranate juice 2 … Read more

Chocolate and cranberry shards recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This is a great thing to place on the table at the end of a dinner party as an alternative dessert, or bring out later on at a drinks party. Break it up into rough shapes and serve it in a bowl or … Read more

Anchovy straws recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE These are pretty simple to make and I highly recommend using all-butter puff pastry as the end result is far superior. The only thing to note is that it can get soft quickly once it warms up in the kitchen. Timings Prep time: … Read more

Sprouting broccoli with a cheesy dip recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Thanks to clever farming we are blessed with sprouting broccoli for most of the year, and it can be far more than a side. Try it as a snack or canapé with a delicious dip. Timings Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 7-8 … Read more

Popcorn chicken recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE So-called for the crisp texture of the chicken pieces. I bake the skin then blitz it to use as a seasoning. Timings Prep time: 15 minutes, plus cooling time Cook time: 20 minutes Serves 4-6 Ingredients 4 large chicken thighs, skin on 1 … Read more

Fried parsnip crisps recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE These are rather like a root-vegetable version of the popular courgette fritters that you find in a lot of Italian restaurants. The taste is great and they are very moreish. Timings Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes Serves 4-6 Ingredients 2 … Read more

Jersey milk rice pudding with lemon verbena recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE From a couple of tiny cuttings the lemon verbena in my garden has become a huge, uncontrollable bush, so I’ve been making good use of it over the past couple of years. I tie it in bunches and dry it to use through … Read more

Chicken biryani recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Believed to have been created by the Mughal queen Mumtaz Mahal for troops of soldiers, biryani deserves its royal associations. The meat curry should be on the bottom and the fluffy basmati cooked on top, infused with saffron. I occasionally make it with … Read more

Wild rice salad recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE I love the versatility of wild rice, and with this salad you can add all sorts of things to it. Little prawns would make a tempting addition, but you can’t go far wrong with an Asian-inspired dressing and some seasonal squash. Timings Prep time: 15 minutes, … Read more

Fillet of cod with parsley sauce recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This classic dish needs only simple cooking and lots of parsley that’s been freshly chopped – and, if possible, freshly picked. Supermarkets and greengrocers sell large growing pots of parsley and other herbs these days, so you can keep them on your windowsill … Read more

Roast cod’s head with cockles recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE When we have this dish on in the restaurant it certainly… turns heads. It is one of those sharing dishes that look impressive and require you to get stuck in and get your hands dirty. You will be surprised quite how much delicious meat … Read more

Crispy cod belly with ginger broth recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This soup draws on fish stock for its base – even better if you’ve made it yourself from fish bones – and makes great use of the crispy belly for the garnish. It’s cheap yet delicious, a colourful dish made from potential waste. … Read more

Mushroom and ginger broth recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE I love making this Asian-inspired broth when friends come round for dinner. For the base broth you can use dried shiitake mushrooms or fresh, but I find the dried ones deliver a lot more flavour.  I keep a selection of dried mushrooms in … Read more

The ultimate basic gravy recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Having a good supply of gravy in the freezer for roasts, braises and quick sauces is key. Every so often, ask your butcher for some bones (lamb or beef) cut into small pieces; even chicken necks or wings make a great-tasting gravy to … Read more

Simple fish stock and white wine fish sauce recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE You can make so much from a few bones and heads that’d otherwise get thrown away by the fishmonger. Use this stock to poach fish fillets, or as a base for a fish sauce or soup, salvaging any bits of meat on the … Read more

Basic clear chicken stock and creamy chicken soup recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This stock recipe creates a perfect clear broth (close enough to a consommé but without all the faff – making it with stock instead of water is what gives it added flavour) or the basis of a thickened soup. Chicken wings can leave a … Read more

Oysters with bacon and laverbread recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE A newspaper editor was in for lunch when we first opened Hix Oyster & Chophouse, in London’s Smithfield, and suggested this dish while he was making his mind up between rabbit brawn and boiled duck’s egg with asparagus soldiers.  We had laverbread (a … Read more

Bloody Mary oysters recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Oysters do have a bit of a morning-after vibe about them, so here I’m teaming them with frozen Bloody Mary. You can make your Bloody Mary mix as spicy as you wish and even use the granita with other raw shellfish, such as … Read more

Ponzu and chilli dressing recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE I had this in a Japanese restaurant once and thought it a lovely accompaniment to oysters. Ponzu is a versatile Japanese mixture of soy, yuzu (a citrus) juice and mirin, sometimes sugar, but if you can’t find it you can make your own … Read more

Oyster, leek and potato stew recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE If you have some of those great big oysters that aren’t so tempting to slurp, here’s what to do with them. This is an American-style concoction with Irish influences.  Timings Prep time: 15 minutesCook time: 40 minutes Serves  4 Ingredients 1 medium onion, … Read more

Scrumpy-fried oysters recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE I often find these deep-fried beauties will attract even those who think they don’t like oysters. Don’t be tempted to use native oysters for this as it’s a waste of good shellfish – small to medium Pacific oysters are perfect. Gluten-free flour is … Read more

Peach Melba recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE When the famous chef Auguste Escoffier, of the Savoy, saw the Australian opera singer Dame Nellie Melba perform at Covent Garden in 1894, he was so impressed that he created peach Melba – a perfect marriage of peach, vanilla ice cream and raspberry … Read more

Fruit cordial recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE If you have a glut of soft fruits in your garden or get a bargain batch from the market, make a refreshing summer cordial. You can use a single fruit or a mixture for this, and your choice of fruit will determine the … Read more

Booze-free syllabub with berries and stem ginger recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Syllabub was popular in Britain between the 16th and 19th centuries but has enjoyed a revival of late, with ‘nursery food’ appearing more and more in restaurants and supermarkets.  Traditionally made with white wine or cider, it’s also good (and suitable for the … Read more

Eton Mess with summer berries recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Eton mess is a dead simple dinner party dessert and if you don’t fancy faffing around making meringue then you can skip the stages below and use ready-made – your guests won’t know if you’ve bought it from the shop. You can use … Read more

Escalivada with mojo verde recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This is a common Spanish dish of roasted vegetables, found mainly in Catalonia. Escalivada means cooked in embers, and if you are cooking in a wood-fired brick oven, or on a barbecue, this is the perfect dish to make when other dishes are … Read more

Crispy crushed new potatoes recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE You can use any variety of large-ish new potatoes for this, but floury ones will work best. If you are serving them with the piri piri lamb, I recommend cooking them in the tray with the lamb, so they absorb the juices.  Alternatively, … Read more

Piri piri leg of lamb with broad bean relish recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Ask your butcher to remove the bone from the leg of lamb completely and leave it flat, not rolled up and tied as usual. You can make the piri piri marinade as spicy or as mild as you wish by adjusting the amount … Read more

Mackerel with green tomato relish recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE My Gran would always butterfly the mackerel I used to catch as a kid (she never bothered removing the bones), so this recipe is a nod to her. You could ask your fishmonger to remove the heads after gutting and split the fish … Read more

Kedgeree baked potatoes recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Baked potatoes are a great vehicle for all sorts of toppings. Over the years I’ve explored ideas from caviar to lobster Thermidor on the luxury end down to simple meat ragù and provençal vegetables. Kedgeree is one of those lovely, any-time-of-the-day dishes and … Read more

Mussels and ‘chips’ recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE A genius, tongue-in-cheek interpretation of mussels and chips that I had first at Gareth (Gaz) Smith’s restaurant, Michael’s, in Dublin. An amazing lunch of Irish seafood included this playful dish, in which chips are interpreted as delicious thin crisps. Timings Prep time: 25 … Read more

Cold pork and ham pie recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Traditional pies make the perfect picnic or party food, but you rarely see them as bar food these days. They aren’t as daunting to make as they might look and you can vary the fillings, from chicken or veal and ham to game, … Read more

Fried chicken in a basket recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Pub food served in a basket seems to have been phased out over the years (baskets clearly don’t play a role in new-age pub grub), but I still like the idea, especially for fried dishes. Timings  Prep time: 15 minutes, plus cooling and … Read more

Lemon, ginger and artichoke mocktail recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE I have had a cardoon (artichoke thistle) plant at home for years. I usually use the stems in some sort of caponata-type dish, but recently I’ve been experimenting with an infused syrup for a mocktail I like to call The Cardi. I added … Read more

Sparkling rhubarb cocktail recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Rhubarb isn’t just for pies and crumbles. Over the years I have used it in many different drinks either as a syrup or steeped in alcohol. It has that natural sweet and salty flavor that works great in cocktails. You can use it … Read more

Peatini cocktail recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE If you grow peas at home, the shoots or tendrils are ideal for use in this refreshing gin cocktail. Times Preparation time: 5 minutes It serves 4 Ingridients 400 ml of gin 100ml pea sprout puree (made from 50g pea sprouts mixed with … Read more

Recipe for Herb and Cheddar Cakes

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Have you ever wondered what to do with leafy greens and sprouts (those leggy ones that have grown to seed)? Don’t throw them in the compost! They can be blanched and used in all sorts of things from soups to quiches or in … Read more

Minty Black Cow Cocktail Recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Years ago I was cooking for a high-profile wedding in Morocco and had the idea to make a fun cocktail out of the country’s famous mint tea using local honey. My friend’s Black Cow Vodka had just been launched, so I snuck a … Read more

Lemon verbena and gin sour recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Times Preparation time: 5 minutes plus cooling timeCooking time: 25 minutes It serves four Ingridients For the syrup a handful of lemon verbena leaves (about 100 g), plus the same again for the second infusion 150 g of granulated sugar To serve a … Read more

Slow-roasted tomatoes with lovage recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This is a good appetizer if served with a few leaves of arugula or other salad. Or you can enjoy it as a starter or a side dish. The method works for all types of tomatoes, including small cherry tomatoes or a colorful … Read more

Green Tomato Curry Recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE If, like me, you haven’t quite mastered the art of growing multiple varieties of tomatoes and end up with a lot of underripe ones (hard and slightly sour), this curry is the perfect dish for them. You can serve it as a vegetarian … Read more

Recipe for galettes with golden tomatoes and basil

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE You may recognize this dish: it was on the menu at Le Caprice 30 years ago when I was head chef there. I still make it today and it’s a great appetizer. I used golden tomatoes here, but you can use any ripe … Read more

Recipe for tomato salad with crab and ox heart

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE When I was a young lad, all sorts of things, from rabbits and hares to scallops and crabs, were dropped off at our house in exchange for my grandfather’s gardening skills or a pound or two of his tomatoes. The crabs would simply … Read more

Trofie al pesto genovese recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Pesto comes from Liguria in northwestern Italy, where the basil grown on this part of the coast is sweeter and more aromatic than elsewhere. Of course, it is sold in jars everywhere, but it is worth making it yourself, also because you can … Read more

Elderberry and Blueberry Panna Cotta Recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE While classic panna cotta is cream based, I’ve always made the British version with half cream and half buttermilk; the result is a little less rich. Buttermilk is a traditional ingredient in itself (originally the waste liquid from churning butter), but if you … Read more

Recipe for lamb shank salad with summer peas

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE A leg of lamb is a bargain cut compared to rack or saddle and is extremely flexible, especially for individual portions or if you’re just eating for two. It is also very easy to cook. If you grow peas, sugar snaps or mangetout, … Read more

Recipe for cream horns

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE You can use any seasonal berry for this, or try a mix like I have here. Ready-made rolled butter puff pastry is a great handy ingredient to have in your fridge or freezer today; you can buy it fresh, use what you need … Read more

Recipe for Iced Tomato Basil and Mozzarella Soup

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE It’s a great summer soup that’s gazpacho-esque but very British at the same time, especially if you use, as I do, Jon Corpe’s Somerset buffalo mozzarella, Buffalicious. My grandfather was a great tomato grower and the ones he grew were called Moneymaker. As … Read more

Focaccia open sandwiches with broccoli and pecorino recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Mini open-faced Italian sandwiches are a great afternoon tea option with all sorts of interesting toppings to choose from. For these I like to use English Pecorino made by White Lake Cheese in Somerset. Times Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 5 minutes … Read more

Summer Strawberry Cannoli Recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Making your own cannoli can be a daunting thought as you will need piping or cannoli molds. So, if you want to buy ready-made clams, I’ll let you go, because the joy of cannoli has as much to do with the filling as … Read more

Fennel cakes with hot smoked trout and horseradish according to the recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE These are quite rich versions of traditional British scones and quite similar to my grandmother’s pie recipe, which uses double cream as the liquid to bring the mixture together. This recipe will make more than you need, but you can freeze the excess … Read more

Recipe for deep-fried duck egg and watercress salad

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This is a great way to serve a duck or chicken egg that is a bit like egg mayo with a crunchy texture. The length of time the eggs stay runny is crucial, so they must be cooled under cold running water or … Read more

Red mullet recipe with summer vegetables

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Mullet is one of my favorite fish. It has a very rich taste – that’s why in France it is called “bécasse de mer” (sea snipe). What’s more, the head and bones are some of the best for fish soup, so save them … Read more

Recipe for summer strawberries

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Little things I remember as a child were tins of diced fruit and sherry-soaked sponges under a pile of bird cream. Of course, there is nothing wrong with it, but the trifle is a versatile dessert that can be adapted to all kinds … Read more

Recipe for baked lemon leaf with mussels

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE All British corks have a unique taste. Of course, you can’t beat a good Dover halibut, and restaurants sell it all day long, but there are other great members of the halibut family that you rarely see. Witch or purse seine, megrim and … Read more

Bakewell Pudding Recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Bakewell pudding is an original creation from the Derbyshire town and dates back to the 19th century. It came about after a misunderstanding between Mrs Greaves, owner of The White Horse Inn, and her cook. The cake that has since become popular is … Read more

Recipe for risotto with chanterelles and ramsons

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This time last year my secret forager friend informed me of a small increase in foxes in our local woods. Mushrooms are strange things because you never know where or when they will appear: last month a friend had a meadow full of … Read more

An easy recipe for asparagus pie

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This cake makes a good appetizer or light lunch with a salad. You can even take it with you on a picnic or fishing, or take the kids to school with it. Times Preparation time: 15 minutes plus cooling time Cooking time: 20 … Read more

Hollandaise fondue recipe with asparagus

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Not a traditional fondue, but really delicious! Ever since the beginning of my career, I’ve made hollandaise the exact same way—basically, I sauteed coarsely chopped shallots with tarragon stems and peppercorns in vinegar, then strained the liquid and discarded the bits. That was … Read more

Recipe for Jersey Royals, Asparagus and Bacon Salad

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Jersey Royal potatoes and asparagus are one of those perfect marriages when served just slightly warm. Of course, there are plenty of other great-tasting UK-grown potatoes available, including pink apple – the choice is yours. Times Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 10 … Read more

Recipe for pollock in herbs with leek and mustard sauce

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Any firm white fish such as brill, hake or cod can be used for this dish. Instead of the usual butter sauce or beurre blanc that’s often served with fish, I made a leek and mustard seed sauce that’s a bit more hearty … Read more

Crab and Asparagus Salad Recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This is a great way to get the most out of a bunch of asparagus. The combination of raw shredded stems and cooked tops is a great contrast, especially with the fresh, sweet crab meat. I never tried asparagus as a child and … Read more

Recipe for potted shrimp on toast

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Morecambe Bay on the Lancashire coast is home to shrimp and most commercial potted shrimp come from there. If you want to make your own, order shelled brown shrimp from the fishmonger (a more expensive option) or use shelled shrimp from the tub, … Read more

Marinated Scallop Salad Recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Super fresh scallops are among my favorite raw fish or shellfish. They are naturally sweet and have a wonderful texture; a little citrus is all you need. I used limes here, but grapefruit or oranges work just as well. Times Preparation time: 10 … Read more

Recipe for spaghetti with lobster in tomato sauce

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE If you made steak and lobster from mine surf’n’turf menu and keeping the lobster claws and heads, use them here. The meat is shredded to mix through the spaghetti, and the skins are poured into the stock, which forms the base of a … Read more

Brick a l’oeuf recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE I’ve been cooking this dish at home since my first Tunisian experience in North London and my freezer is never without a packet of feuilles de brick – like a paper thin pastry. It’s also traditionally made with tuna and chopped onions, but … Read more

Recipe for lamb tagine with prunes

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Recently Jo Stover of Stoke Knapp Farm in Dorset sent me some Portland Pig. Perfect tagine material, I thought, as the shanks stay nice and moist during slow cooking. The Portland hogget was brought back from near extinction in the early 1970s. They … Read more

Recipe for kefir labneh with honey and pistachios

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE I discovered kefir yogurt by accident when I picked up the wrong pot once, and now I always have it in the fridge for breakfast. Puree (or any yogurt) to make labneh, a thickened version. The cookies I serve with it are very … Read more

Recipe for bacon with boiled clams

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE You can buy bacon in supermarkets, but if you have a good butcher who dries his own bacon, I’d definitely be happy to try a pork rack that you can then cut into slices. I like the salty sweetness of butcher Peter Hannan’s … Read more

Filet steak and lobster recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE It’s an extravagant way to serve both lobster and steak—a special treat for the holiday weekend—but you can make a second lobster meal in pasta or bisque form (look out for a follow-up from me soon). I tend to buy Chateaubriand, which is … Read more

Recipe for oyster and chorizo ​​pies

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Occasionally we get huge oysters at the restaurant that are way too big to swallow raw and are only good for cooking. They are great for making small pies. At home, you may have to order large oysters from a fishmonger. Chorizo ​​is … Read more

Groucho Club Sandwich Recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE I first had this version of the classic club sandwich on a golfing weekend in Tenerife in 2008. We ordered lunch at the clubhouse and this was our turn, with all the traditional elements but served in a fun way. I put them … Read more

A recipe for a special London soup

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Charles Dickens gave this warming soup its name, referring to the fog that once covered London, “pea soup”. It is most simply prepared with boiled ham soup and a few pieces of meat. A leg of ham is always a great value cut … Read more

Leek and cheese toastie recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE I had this sandwich at the Tarmachan Cafe in Crathie while staying at The Fife Arms for Burns Night dinner. Ours had goat cheese in it, but you can make it with any cheese of your choice. You can also toast the bread … Read more

Recipe for fried shrimp with chili and wild garlic

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE I am lucky enough to be able to get small local shrimp from Lyme Bay from late September to March. The great thing is that you can deep fry them and eat them whole, skin and all. You can use whole brown shrimp … Read more

Bacalao (Spanish salt cod) recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Historically, salt cod was a trade commodity from the 8th and 9th centuries, known at the time as ‘stockfish’. In Spain and Portugal, it still appears on most traditional menus. I have eaten Spanish salt cod in many different ways, from rough and … Read more

Recipe for pork meatballs and clams

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Pork and shellfish combinations are common in Spain, from cured meats such as chorizo ​​with shellfish to cuts of pork with shellfish garnishes. The meaty texture of clams, mussels and clams is definitely suitable for a partnership. If you can’t find live clams … Read more

Buttermilk Buttermilk Tortillas Recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Soft corn tortillas are a great alternative to fast food sandwiches. These tortillas are folded, rather than rolled, around the filling—a method I saw in Mexico during a mezcal trip many years ago. You can stack the three ingredients in any order and … Read more

Hix Fish House Burgers Recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE We serve them at The Oyster & Fish House in Lyme Regis. They’ve been on the menu forever, inspired by a recipe I saw in Saveur, an American gourmet food magazine. Try to use the best sustainably caught saltwater shrimp you can find, … Read more

Faucet recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE In the 19th century, whitebait dinners were served in pubs in Greenwich (where the fish were caught in large numbers). Often part of the meal was a soup called water souchet, made from larger fish caught in the nets. In traditional recipes, the … Read more

Sussex Pond Pudding Recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE When you first look at this recipe with whole fruit in the middle of the pudding, it’s hard to believe it will work. That’s exactly what I thought when I was putting together my book on British regional food, which featured this recipe. … Read more

Recipe for gnocchi with sage and butter

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE There is something very comforting about potato gnocchi, made from a dough that has a smooth mush (best mashed when hot). Once cooked, they can simply be served with – or fried in – melted butter or with almost any pasta sauce. I … Read more

Pork according to the Milanese recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Cotoletta alla Milanese, veal chops coated in breadcrumbs, can be seen on many Italian menus served with spaghetti in tomato sauce (my favorite), but I think pork is much better and tastes better. You can use either, just make sure the chops still … Read more

Recipe for cake with ricotta and honey

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Ricotta can be used in many savory and sweet dishes, but I like to use it in desserts. It’s less rich than cream and is a by-product of the cheese-making process, so it’s a win in every way. I don’t know why more … Read more

Recipe for steak tartare

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Some of the few British restaurants that still serve steak tartare will actually mix it in front of you at the table. It is crucial to use high quality beef and preferably meat that has not been hung for too long. You can … Read more

Crème brûlée recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE A classic and simple French dessert that can’t be fooled. I’ve used Burford Browns here, which give the cream a really deep, rich orange color, but any hen’s eggs will be fine. You can use the egg whites for meringue or put them … Read more

Moules marinière recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This recipe is the easiest and fastest way to enjoy clams, but another option is to serve them mixed with mussels and/or clams. I’ve also had great Asian versions. You can add cream to classic moules marinière to give them a luxurious finish, … Read more

Leek vinaigrette recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Freshly cooked leeks tossed in a tangy vinaigrette is a good example of seasonal simplicity. British leeks are in season until around April and this humble leek is rarely celebrated as a standalone ingredient on the plate; it often disappears in soups and … Read more

Lamb steak with chimichurri according to the recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Lamb rump is an excellent, economical cut as it is completely boneless. It’s as tender as the rack and saddle, which are the next pieces on the carcass, and you can roast or grill it whole, or cut it into steaks that don’t … Read more

Credit crunch recipe for ice cream

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This dessert was on the menu at Hix Oyster & Chop House during the credit crunch of 2008, and the recipe was inspired by a chocolate-covered artisan honeycomb bar. It was priced at £1.50 a scoop and has been on the menu at … Read more

Jerusalem artichoke risotto recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE I grow Jerusalem artichokes in my garden and have never had to plant a single one – they keep coming back. I harvest them between November and January, but you never dig them all up; I throw the small ones back for next … Read more

Kalette salad with chestnuts and stilton recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE A few years ago, I was overjoyed when a local grower gifted me a package of flowering kale hearts to use in a recipe demonstration at Rick Stein’s Christmas Festival. Now commonly referred to as kale, they are a great alternative to Brussels … Read more

Grandma’s Apple Roll Recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This double cream cake recipe may seem a bit unusual. This is an old recipe my grandmother used to make and god knows where it came from as she only had one cookbook – The Radiation Cookery Book. I guess dairy was cheap … Read more

Recipe for duck hash with duck eggs

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE I recently visited New Orleans with my fishing buddy Robin Hutson and the trip reminded me of the Herbsaint restaurant there where I had a fantastic duck hash years ago. I have recreated it many times since then. You can use fresh duck … Read more

Mark Hix’s Complete Bloody Mary Recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Everyone has their own take on this, but this is my favorite way to serve a Bloody Mary, often with a dash of dry sherry if I have it open. I like to make my own celery salt by drying celery leaves (or … Read more

A nostalgic feast with three walks by Mark Hix for Easter Sunday

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Other than chocolate eggs and hot buns, many of us don’t celebrate Easter in a gourmet way. All over the world, those who take Easter seriously treat Christmas this weekend like we do – with a great feast of seasonal favorites. However, there … Read more

Recipe for Korean fried cauliflower

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE me I like to prepare this dish with meat, fish or vegetables: there is something interesting in gochuyang, Korean red chili spice and fermented gluten-free rice. It has a sweet addiction and can be used for all kinds of dishes – it is … Read more

Recipe for mushroom and ginger soup

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Tthere are a lot of Asian mushrooms grown here in the UK, and when our native wild mushrooms don’t grow, they are the perfect material for soup. You don’t have to make dumplings, but I often stare into a colander after stocking up … Read more

Recipe for vegetarian curry with beets

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Wwhether you are a vegetable or not, curry with beets is a treat. It can be a main course in itself or it can be served with a choice of other main dishes or appetizers. It’s even deliciously served cold, like a salad. … Read more

Recipe for curry with sheep chops

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE AIn a pub, we usually do this with venison or sheep chops, which are rare on sale, but every good butcher should cut them for you. There’s something delicious about eating curry on the bone and then picking up the bones. If you … Read more

Recipe for penne with pork ragout

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Ythis sauce can be prepared with all kinds of meat such as duck legs, venison or beef; I often use pheasant thighs, which I freeze separately after using the breasts for escalopes and making a stock from the carcass and drums. Hours Preparation … Read more

Recipe for roasted spicy duck with winter vegetables

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE meI used used vegetable gin to make this goose and duck dish, but you may not have a friendly distillery nearby where you can afford it … so slice some juniper, bay leaf, cloves, dried orange peel and cardamom seeds, or any spice … Read more

The best recipe for Christmas sauce

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE me you often notice people scrambling around at the last minute trying to make a sauce because they want it seasoned with turkey bones or leftover cooking, but in reality you can very wisely overtake the game. Rather than in our restaurants, I … Read more

Black Cow Christmas Cocktail Recipe

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Llast year, the team at Black cow, a vodka distillery near the town where I live in West Dorset, has created a festive spirit imbued with the ingredients of a Christmas pudding. Perfect for a pre-holiday drink. For those who don’t drink, I … Read more

Festive trio of recipes for smoked mackerel, salmon and sardines

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE A a great start to the Christmas celebration. You can change the fish according to what you can get your hands on – or order a Hix Smokin ‘House box for a selection of salmon, anchovies, sardines, haddock and mackerel. Times Preparation time: … Read more

Recipe for miniature ground pies with crushed topping

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Recipe for miniature ground pies with crushed topping. MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE

Recipe for winter vegetables with pickled walnuts

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Recipe for winter vegetables with pickled walnuts. MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE

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