Pork Tenderloin Medallions with Sweet Bacon and Mushroom Cream Sauce

The recipe for this sauce was given to me by Drogo Montagu, owner of Fine Food Specialist. He used it to complement pan-fried halibut (check out the video I shot of him cooking it) but I thought it would work just as well with pork, with a tweak here and there. And although Drogo used girolle mushrooms […]

Wild Garlic Pesto-Stuffed Chicken with Ricotta Baked New Potatoes

Wild garlic is in abundance right now, in meadows and alongside river banks right across Britain. I picked mine near my mother-in-law’s in the North East and didn’t waste any time turning it into pesto to store in jars. It’s very fragrant and mild and works brilliantly as an accompaniment to lamb and chicken.  We had this […]

Apple-Maple Glazed Ham

Ingredients: 1 9-to-10-pound bone-in fully cooked smoked ham (butt or shank half) 2 tablespoons whole cloves (optional) For the glaze: 2 cups apple cider 1/4 cup whole-grain mustard 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg Method: Glaze: Boil 2 cups apple cider in a saucepan over medium-high heat until reduced to 1/2 cup, 8 to 10 minutes. Reduce the heat […]

Asparagus,Poached Eggs and Hollandaise

Asparagus season is upon us!Now is the time to enjoy one of nature’s power houses. And if that wasn’t enough,eaten regularly, asparagus packs an almighty punch to diseases such as cancer and heart disease as well as boosting your immune system. Ingredients: 2 whole organic Eggs, 1 Egg Yolk 2 tsbp Vinegar juice from ½ […]

Valentines Banana Caramel Cream Dessert

A few weeks ago I was laying in bed late at night, dreaming up the creation I have for you today.  Mind you, it’s nothing all that ground breaking… but it sure is delicious!  A layer of rich pastry cream, fresh bananas, whipped cream, caramel sauce, and a graham cracker crust.  Each element is pretty tasty on it’s own, […]