Filter By Tag:

Vegan Christmas Fruit Cake

By Kat Hale (adapted from a Suma Foods recipe) Ingredients 350g plain flour pinch of salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1/2 tsp mixed spice 70g vegan spread (we use Pure Sunflower Spread) 170g soft light brown sugar 500g mixed dried fruits (we use a mix of cranberries, apricots, dates, sultanas, currants and prunes) […]

Read More


Tara’s Christmas Cocktail Tipples

‘Tis the season to be merry. Say cheers to the holiday season with these creative cocktails, perfect if you’re looking for something a little more adventurous than your average glass of sherry. I guarantee these Christmassy cocktails will provide some festive cheer and much welcomed liquid merriment to your household. Partridge in a Pear Tree […]

Read More

Christmas Baking Recipes

The season wouldn’t be complete without these Christmas classics. The relatively simple recipes are ideal for bakers of all ages and abilities and will go down treat over the festive period.   Mince Pies Ingredients 350g – 450g mincemeat Milk or egg to glaze For the pastry 250g plain flour 125g butter 45ml water Pinch […]

Read More


Roast Turkey with Pomegranate Glaze

This pomegranate glaze brings seasonal flavours to the table and transforms the traditional turkey into a taste sensation. Ingredients 1 12-to-14-pound fresh turkey 2 onions, cut into wedges 3 carrots, peeled and cut into 6-inch lengths 3 stalks celery, cut into 6-inch lengths 3 parsnips, peeled and cut into 6-inch lengths 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, […]

Read More

Pumpkin & Chestnut Soup

They may appear in the supermarkets ready for halloween, but pumpkins are at their best throughout November and December, meaning pumpkin soup a warming winter staple. Make the most of chestnuts being in season and add an extra nutty flavour to this velvety soup. Prepare a large batch to keep you warm on those chilly […]

Read More

Chilli Jam Recipe

One from the archive. Local Chef Alan Spedding shares his recipe for Chilli Jam with a kick. By Alan Spedding I always have a decent supply of Chilli Jam on my shelves at home. I use it all the time for stir-fries, Tom Yam Thai soup, cold meats, and sandwiches for work and to accompany […]

Read More

Tara’s Seasonal Delights

Bramble Cocktail This Autumnal classic and very British cocktail is ideal this time of year, with blackberries in abundance and the perfect balance of sweet meets sour. Super quick and easy to make. Ingredients  50ml gin 25ml lemon juice 25ml sugar syrup 20ml crème de mûre Blackberries to garnish Method Combine the gin, freshly squeezed […]

Read More

Lamb and Potato Curry (Aloo Gosht)

Serves 6 Ingredients: 4 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil. 10oz (285g) Onions, peeled and roughly chopped. 2 Fresh Green Chilli, halved and deseeded. 7 Cloves of Garlic, peeled and finely chopped. 2 ¼ lb 1kg Lamb Shoulder, on the bone and cut into 2-3cm cubes (from your local Halal shop if possible). 1 Tin of Tomatoes. 2 […]

Read More

Bonfire Night Recipes

Remember, remember…once the bonfire is crackling, the fireworks are lit and sparks are flying, you’ll be need some comfort foods to keep you cosy. These warming recipes are perfect for enjoying while gathered around the bonfire or with a sparkler in the back garden. Traditional Toffee Apples Try topping the traditional bonfire snack with your […]

Read More

Boo’s Puy Lentil & Carrot Goulash

By Kat Hale One of the most popular dishes at Kat’s Kitchen is our goulash. With the trees now displaying their autumnal colours; it’s the perfect time for making a fantastic goulash.  It can be served with rice, potatoes, with dumplings or as we do in the café, served with freshly baked garlic bread. Ingredients […]

Read More

© 2017 Guide Media Group. All rights reserved. Website developed by Wombat.