Buckwheat, Roast Butternut Squash, Kohlrabi & Nuts

10 portions 1kg butternut squash, de-seeded, cut into wedges & slices 500g buckwheat (1kg cooked weight) 150g walnuts, halves 150g pine nuts 500g kohlrabi, cut into thin matchsticks 100ml rapeseed oil 200g mixed leaves Method Pre-heat the oven to 180° Bar-mark the butternut squash in a skillet pan or char-grill Roast the butternut squash in [...]

Cuban Quinoa with Sweet Potato, Black Beans & Mango

10 portions 1kg sweet potato, cut into wedges 20ml rapeseed oil 500g quinoa (1kg cooked weight) 750g cooked black-eye beans, frozen 500g mango, peeled, de-seeded and diced 150g spring onions, thinly sliced 50g poppy seeds 50g sunflower seeds   For the dressing;   100ml rapeseed oil 1g cracked black pepper 2 lemons (juice, 40ml) Method [...]

Gin & Tonic Drizzle Cake

Ingredients:   Cake 260g unsalted butter 260g golden caster sugar 150g whole egg 260g plain flour 15g baking powder 5 lemons, zested 160ml tonic water 100g gin 50g granulated sugar     Citrus crisps 1 lemon, very thinly sliced 1 lime, very thinly sliced Icing sugar for dusting Method   To make cake; cream butter [...]

Cornish Saffron Bread

Makes 2 loaves   Ingredients: 500g strong flour 10g salt 2 whole eggs 220g semi-skimmed milk 35g caster sugar 25g yeast 5g saffron 10g distilled water 170g soft unsalted butter 125g sultanas 75g mixed peel Method   Place the saffron in a pan with water and infuse. Place all other ingredients, except the butter, sultanas [...]

Warming Butternut Squash Soup

Makes 2 litres   Ingredients: 25 ml rapeseed oil 130g onions (peeled and chopped) 130g leeks (sliced and chopped) ¼ head celery 5g garlic 1 large butternut squash 75 litre vegetable stock Fresh Sage Salt and pepper Method   Preheat the oven to 190C. Cut the butternut squash in half, remove the seeds and score. Roast [...]

Salmon Fillet, Smoked Eel and Crispy Bacon Lamella

Serves 4   Ingredients: 4 fillets of salmon (150g each) 75g butter 0.33ltr cooking cream 400g sauerkraut 0.33ltr Riesling (dry) 1 bay leaf 75g smoked eel 80g lean smoked bacon flat 4 large potatoes (firmly boiling)   Method   Drain the sauerkraut and squeeze the sauerkraut dry. Put 50g of butter in a pan. Let it [...]

Chocolate and beetroot brownie

Ingredients: 30 portions 1.4kg beetroot, cooked & peeled 200g dates, pitted & chopped 250g dark chocolate 100g butter 5 eggs 80g honey 300g rice flour 80g cocoa powder 8g baking powder   Method  Pre-heat the oven to 180˚C  Grease and line two 20 x 30cm baking trays with parchment paper Chop the beetroot into small [...]