Smoked Salmon Carpaccio with Horseradish Cream, Rainbow Beetroot, Radish, Capers and Watercress

    A delicious, light starter that looks so pretty and colourful it’s almost a shame to eat it!  But please do – it tastes as good as it looks! Serves 4 Prep time: 30 minutes   Ingredients: 400g smoked salmon, bloodline removed 1 purple beetroot 1 candy beetroot 1 golden beetroot 4 radishes 2 Read More

Hvid Gløgg – White Mulled Wine

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    Who said mulled wine needed to be red? Caroline Fleming shares her White Mulled Wine recipe, or to give it its Danish name, Hvid Gløgg. This is just one of more than 100 Danish recipes featured in her book Cook Yourself Happy. Caroline says: “I only tasted white gløgg for the first time about Read More

Goat’s Curd and Watercress Cheesecakes with Red Onion Marmalade Canapés

  Perfect mouth-sized bites to ward off the hunger pangs while you wait for the ‘main event’. (Serves 10) Cooking time: 1 hour Prep time: 1 hour plus 3 hours setting time   Ingredients: For the marmalade 400g red onion, finely sliced 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 350g redcurrant jelly 50g balsamic vinegar 2 cloves Read More

Apricot Mince Pies

    This recipe has been developed by Moyra Fraser for Bonne Maman – The Seasonal Cookbook (Simon & Schuster), available through Amazon and all good booksellers (RRP. £14.99).    Ingredients: (Makes 12) 100g (3 ½ oz) unsalted butter, at room temperature and cubed, plus extra for greasing 200g (7 oz) plain flour, plus extra for dusting Read More

Earl Grey and Gin Cured Salmon

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      Combine a love of seafood with a love of gin with this different yet delicious Earl Grey & Gin Cured Salmon recipe by gin specialists Maytime Inn. Why not give it a try today?   Ingredients: For the cured salmon: 3 teaspoons loose leaf earl grey, divided 1/2 cup caster sugar 1/2 Read More

Rød Gløgg – Danish Red Mulled Wine by Caroline Fleming

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  We share Caroline Fleming’s Red Mulled Wine recipe, just one of more than 100 Danish recipes featured in her book Cook Yourself Happy. Here is what Caroline has to say about this recipe: I believe in ‘any excuse’ for a glass of mulled wine, not just when the temperature outside is below freezing. In Denmark Read More

Brunkager – Cinnamon Christmas Cookies

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    These delightful Cinnamon Christmas Cookies are brought to you by Caroline Fleming from her book Cook Yourself Happy, a collection of more than 100 Danish recipes to create and enjoy. Here is what Caroline has to say about this recipe: The happiest times of a child’s life has to include birthdays and Christmases, Read More

Beetroot and Goats Cheese Cannelloni

    The combination of roasted baby beets, ginger bread soil and goats cheese foam makes this cannelloni recipe from the Beech Hill Hotel & Spa team far different to the traditional!   Ingredients: 500g cooked beetroot 4 gelatine leaves 300g goat’s cheese 75g soft cheese Gingerbread biscuits for the soil Bunch of roasted baby Read More

Vanilla Baked Cheesecake with Seasonal Fruits

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  Today’s featured Vanilla Baked Cheesecake with Seasonal Fruits recipe comes from the new cookbook Soulful Baker by Julie Jones, which comes out on 21st September. Published by Jacqui Small, an imprint of The Quarto Group, you can pre-order your copy here.   I find baked cheesecakes to be far more indulgent than their gelatine set Read More