Food Blog and Recipes

A Recipe to Celebrate Vegetarian Cooking in National Vegetarian Week

Vegetarian Cooking: Griddled Halloumi and Summer Vegetables with Tomato and Fennel Sauce Basil Oil and Black Olive Puree In celebration of National Vegetarian Week, we thought we would bring you one of Jim’s special vegetarian recipes, which shines the light on vegetarian cooking and enables you to present a wow dish to your friends. This one’s Read More

Quick & easy chocolate truffles for Easter

Jim’s Luxurious Chocolate Truffles  Jim Fisher, head chef tutor and co-owner of Exeter Cookery School, shares his simple but impressive recipe for chocolate truffles – wrap in film and tie with a ribbon and you have a perfect present for loved ones this Easter. Chocolate Truffle Recipe  Makes approx 25 truffles depending on size. 300ml double cream 300g 70% Read More

Valentine’s Day treat – One Day Chocolate Cookery Course

Treat your loved one to a sweet Valentine’s Day What two things spring to mind when you think of Valentine’s Day? Well if you are anything like me, the answer will be chocolate and flowers (I know, I’m an old romantic at heart). This year ditch the flowers and instead give your loved one the Read More

Christmas Recipe – Figgy Pudding

It’s time to look out those favourite Christmas Recipes. If your loved ones are imploring you to ‘Now Bring us some Figgy Pudding’, look no further, as here is a simple recipe that will keep all the family satisfied…  Figgy Pudding Serves 8 to 10 people: 110g shredded suet (we found that vegetarian suet works just Read More

Mouclade Recipe

A dish like Moules Marinières really is hard to beat, but here is an alternative: Mouclade. Cooked in exactly the same time-honoured way but with the addition of a few well-chosen flavourings. It is the absolute embodiment of the seductive and sumptuous East, with cumin, coriander, turmeric and star anise at its heart. Ingredients: Extra Read More