This recipe is for smoked salmon and spring onion tart – lovely for Christmas or Easter gatherings using an AGA Quiche tin 1 sheet short crust pastry 225g smoked salmon trimmings 1 bunch spring onions – peeled and sliced 4 beaten eggs 175g double cream 1 tbsp.chopped chives 175g Philadelphia cheese Line the quiche pan… Continue Reading

Sausage Plait

  INGREDIENTS 8 x good quality sausages, outdoor reared 1 x large apple, peeled and chopped 1 x red onion, diced Short crust pastry 2 x tbsp. red onion chutney 1 x free-range egg, beaten METHOD If not using an AGA, preheat your oven to 220/200 degrees C/fan/gas mark 7 Split the sausage skins along… Continue Reading

Elley’s Pimms Cup Cakes

    Elley’s Pimms Cup Cakes    Ingredients For the cakes: 1 cucumber Zest and juice of 1 unwaxed lemon 300g butter, softened 300g golden caster sugar 4 free range eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 400g self-raising flour   For the strawberry butter cream: 200g butter, softened 500g icing sugar, sifted 80g strawberries, hulled and… Continue Reading

Bakewell Tart by our resident cook, Elley

Bakewell Tart homemade

Bakewell Tart by our resident cook, Elley Bakewell tart is a thing of delicious beauty when it is well made and homemade. The tart needs to be crunchy and sweet and smooth all at once. The secret is in the pastry which also needs to be crunchy and sweet. The frangipane filling needs to taste… Continue Reading