Fish · Party Food · Plan Ahead · Unexpectedly from Scratch · Worth the Extra Effort

Citrus Cured Salmon Gravalax

Ingredients 1 filleted side of fresh salmon (around 900g) 2 large bunches of fresh dill   For the salt mix 250g Maldon sea salt 375g demerara sugar 4 star anise 1 tsp coriander seeds Zest of 3 oranges Zest 1 lime Zest 1 lemon   For the horseradish crème fraiche (to serve) 100ml double cream… Continue reading Citrus Cured Salmon Gravalax

Basic but Impressive · Ice Cream · Pudding · Unexpectedly from Scratch

No Churn Cappuccino Ice Cream

Ingredients 300ml double cream 175g condensed milk 2 tbsp instant espresso powder 2 tbsp coffee liqueur   Method Whisk all the ingredients together until they start to form soft peaks (around five minutes) Once smooth and fluffy, transfer into an airtight container and freeze for at least six hours, although overnight would be better –… Continue reading No Churn Cappuccino Ice Cream

Basic but Impressive · Ice Cream · Plan Ahead · Pudding · Simple Flavours · Unexpectedly from Scratch

Fresh Basil Ice Cream

Perfect light pudding for the summer, tastes even better when the basil comes straight from the garden!   Ingredients 80g basil leaves 500g caster sugar 250g mascarpone cheese 1.3 liters natural yogurt (never use low fat!)   Method Blend the basil leave and sugar in a food processor until you have a thick, relatively damp,… Continue reading Fresh Basil Ice Cream

Plan Ahead · Unexpectedly from Scratch · Worth the Extra Effort

Flavoured Croissants

Whilst basic croissant dough can take some time to make, once it’s done, the difference between almond / chocolate / jam croissants doesn’t have to be finalised until the final stage o the process, so it’s good to keep your options open!   Basic Dough Method See the Plain Croissants recipe for ingredients and method. Work through… Continue reading Flavoured Croissants