Category: Al-fresco

Smoked Trout Pate With Attitude……

One of my all time favourites, smoked trout pate with a bit of attitude, served on lightly toasted buttered sourdough, epic taste and super simple.........Fancy smoking your own trout........Check out our recipe: Smoked Rainbow Trout......

By Simon

Giant Tray-Baked Lamb With Sun Kissed Tomatoes & Herby Cornish Cruncher….

Got a lot of guests to feed, this is a super easy, super quick, packed to the gunnels with flavour, roasting dish. Minced lamb, onion, sun kissed tomatoes, herbs & spice a handful of oats & egg, today served with a herb baked Cornish cruncher with a ton of salad, add pickles chutney or your favourite sauce.......Roll on the next gathering......

By Simon

Vibrant Couscous……Smiling With Flavour For You Nikki.

Fresh, vibrant and packed with flavour & texture, this green couscous is so versatile, mix up the flavours, what would your tasty buds want ? Its' a truly stunning dish to adorn any table. For you Nikki....

By Simon

Savoury Muffins, Served Warm From The Oven…..

Savoury muffins, perfect for a sunshine picnic, a lazy sunday brunch or a summer party. Simple and truly delicious. Try out different fillings for your own muffin creations, grated carrot, sweet potato or courgette, pastrami, a handful of chopped chorizo, herbs, olives or a variety of strong hard cheeses, how about parmesan, black olive & sun-dried tomato.......

By Simon

Pollock Dogs & Pastrami Sweet Potato Hash…..For Sue.

Beautiful, abundant fresh Pollock, created into a fish dog, today in a seeded roll, lashings of frisky mayo, smashed minted peas and a side of pastrami & sweet potato hash......Because we can.

By Simon

Home Oak Smoked Salmon, Watercress & Herby Feta Salad….& The Incredible journey……

Beautiful fresh Scottish salmon, today cured and smoked to perfection & served gently pulled into a feta and herby leaf salad. Perfect to share on a magnificent summers evening with family or friends.....Its fun too......Smoking.

By Simon

Lychee & Ginger Pavlova…….For You Krisztina.

Crisp marshmallow meringue filled with whipped mascarpone, ginger crunch cream, topped with lychees, stem ginger, a scattering of more ginger crunch and edible flowers, a stunning finale for a Summer's evening party.........Enjoy Krisztina.

By Simon

Grilled Sliders, Your Way……For Joe Davies

For you Joe Davies, a cheeky little number.....Sliders.....Fun, great for a feast, versatile, it's like happy food on a plate, let your culinary juices go crazy Joe, happy feasting.......

By Simon

Bay Wrapped Herby Spring Lamb …..

A snapshot of Heart Kitchen's event, Springtime in the Curious Kitchen..... We are all in, crazy food facts shared and eager to get moving, it's blue sky all the way, the sun has a gentle warmth and the birds are busy building in the surrounding hedgerows. There is something quite magical and honouring around preparing and cooking in this environment....... Wham !!!! The Dorset spring lamb is laid onto the table surrounded with our abundance for the day, this is gonna be fun, lets get cooking together with love!!!!!!

By Simon

Sesame Squid With Anchovy, Caper & Parsley Mayo….Simply Roasted Lobster Tails…. Scallops In Turmeric & Ginger Crisps….

Men of the world, wanna stun her heart wide open, this is the one! If she likes seafood she will love this sharing together platter, it's simple, vibrant, packed with flavour, full of romance and love. Give it a go, her heart will love it and if you're a lucky boy, you will too...

By Simon