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

Comfort Food · Fridge Clearance · Meat · Plan Ahead · Worth the Extra Effort

Lazy Chicken, Leek and Bacon Pie

  The dream dinner for when your hangover makes it too tricky to give much thought or effort to your planning. Accidentally made as a flat parcel, rather than in a pretty pie dish, because it wasn’t until the pasty was rolled out that I realized that we don’t actually own a nice pretty pie… Continue reading Lazy Chicken, Leek and Bacon Pie

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