Fried Chicken with Lemon and Spring Onions

Ingredients Brine 1000ml Water 50g Kosher Salt or Fine Sea Salt 50g Sugar 1 Lemon (zest and juice) 2 Shallots (trimmed, peeled and sliced) 1 bunch Thyme 1 bunch Parsley 2 Cloves Garlic 2 Bay Leaves 1 Star Anise 5 Allspice Berries (lightly crushed) Chicken 2 Whole Chickens (butchered into 8 large pieces; 2 breast,…

Gougeres (Cheese Puffs)

Ingredients 125ml Milk 125ml Water 1tsp salt 1tbsp sugar 110g Unsalted Butter (cut into cubes) 1cup or 128g flour 5 eggs 150g Parmesan (finely grated) 1tsp Nutmeg (freshly grated) Instructions Preheat the oven to 425°F.  Line two large baking sheets/pan with non-stick parchment paper. Place your milk, water , sugar, salt, and butter into a…

Pan Seared Scallops with Fennel and Citrus Salad

Ingredients 6 Large Scallops 1 Grapefruit (Segmented) 1 Orange (Segmented, juiced) 1 Lemon (Zest finely grated, juiced) ½tbsp Dijon Mustard 3tbsp Olive Oil 1 Medium Sized Fennel (thinly sliced) Herbs (Coriander, Parsley, and/or Tarragon) Instructions Whisk together the , salt, pepper, olive oil, dijon mustard, lemon zest, lemon juice and orange juice together and thoroughly…

Dark Chocolate and Orange Mousse with Cranberry Compote and Honeycomb Shards

Ingredients Dark Chocolate and Orange Mousse 225g Dark Chocolate (Minimum 70% cocoa content) 200g Sugar 225ml Heavy Cream 7 Egg Yolks (from large eggs) 50g Unsalted Butter 1tbsp Lemon Juice 3 Oranges (Zest finely grated, and juiced) 50ml Grand Manier ½tsp salt Cranberry Compote 300g Cranberries (washed) 150g Brown Sugar 1 Orange (Zest finely grated,…

Japanese Style Pudding with Ginger Caramel Syrup

Ingredients Pudding 1000ml Half and Half 3 Whole Eggs 9 Egg Yolks 150g Sugar 10g Gelatin Powder ½tsp Salt Ginger Caramel Sauce 1 large knob of Ginger (washed, peeled and sliced) 200g Sugar 1tbsp Lemon Juice 200ml Water Instructions Japanese Pudding Add a splash of water to the powdered gelatin to re-hydrate it and allow…

Dry Aged Steak with Creamed Wild Mushroom Sauce

Ingredients  300g Dry Aged Rib Eye or Striploin Steak 250g White Button Mushrooms (cleaned, trimmed, and sliced) 150g Shiitake Mushrooms (cleaned and trimmed) 25g Dried Wild Mushrooms 2 Shallots (cleaned, trimmed, peeled, and thinly sliced) 1 Clove Garlic 2 Sprigs Thyme 200ml Chicken Stock 50ml Madeira Wine 100ml Rice Wine ½tbsp Soy Sauce 50ml Heavy…

Citrus and Honey Tea Jelly with Orange Syrup and Segmented Oranges

Citrus and Honey Tea Jelly Ingredients 2 Lemons (Juice and Zest peeled) 1 Orange (Juice and Zest peeled) 2 Orange Pekoe Tea Bags 100ml Honey 400ml Water 10g Gelatin Powder     Instructions Bring the water to the boil, and add your tea bags, honey and your orange juice and peeled orange and lemons zest….