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Janssens Frestelse

Janssons Frestelse

In Main Courses On September 14, 2011 2 Comments

Heat oven to Fan 180C/200C/Gas 6. Peel your potatoes and then using a mandolin to save time, cut into matchsticks. Start to layer your dish. Begin with a… Read More »

Smoked Salmon, Dill & Onion Tart

Smoked Salmon, Dill & Onion Tart

In Main Courses On September 13, 2011 0 Comments

Heat oven to Fan 180C/Conventional 200C/Gas 6. Lightly butter a tart tin and then press in your pastry. Line with greaseproof paper and fill with baking beans. Bake… Read More »

Courgette Gratin & Marsala Pork

Fillet Mignon with Marsala Sauce

In Main Courses On September 6, 2011 0 Comments

Slice the fillet Mignon into slices roughly 1cm thick. Place them in a clean plastic bag, add the flour and season generously. Shake the bag to coat the… Read More »

Courgette Gratin

Courgette Gratin

In Recipes On September 6, 2011 1 Comment

Heat the oven to 190C/375F/Gas 5. Add the duck fat to a large frying pan on a low heat with a splash of water. Once melted, add the… Read More »

Tomato & Courgette Risotto

Tomato & Courgette Risotto

In Main Courses On September 6, 2011 0 Comments

Heat the oil and butter in a large pan. Add the onion and fry gently until softened. Add the garlic and fry for 2 minutes. Add the risotto… Read More »

Beetroot & Onion Tart

Beetroot & Onion Tart

In Main Courses On September 6, 2011 1 Comment

Heat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4. Place the pastry into a lightly buttered tart case and prick the base with a fork a few times. Slice your… Read More »

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well – Virginia Woolf (A Room of One’s Own)

In Blog On September 6, 2011 1 Comment

I have just got back from lunch at Chateau de Pallane where I got married six years ago. The sun was shining and the setting was beautiful. But… Read More »

Beetroot Risotto with Dill

Beetroot Risotto

In Main Courses On August 30, 2011 4 Comments

Heat the oven to 180C/Fan 160C/Gas 4. Put on a pair of gloves and peel and trim the beetroot and cut into wedges. Place on a baking sheet… Read More »

Patatas Bravas with Spicy Chorizo

Patatas Bravas with Spicy Chorizo

In Main Courses On August 26, 2011 2 Comments

Heat the olive oil in a frying pan. Add the onion, garlic and chilli and fry until the onion softens. Add the cayenne pepper and the paprika and… Read More »

The belly rules the mind – Spanish Proverb

In Blog On August 26, 2011 1 Comment

Never a truer sentiment could be said of myself. Food is my passion. It pervades most things that I do. My day is structured around it and so… Read More »