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Recipes Half Grilled Broccoli and Red Pepper Aioli

Ingredients – Serves 4 1 large head of broccoli 1 handful of flaked or whole almonds – toasted 50g butter ½ lemon juice Aioli 6 large garlic cloves ¾ teaspoon salt 2 egg yolks 1 tsp lemon 2 red peppers – oven roasted and peeled 100ml olive oil Method – Aioli 1. Oven roast the…

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Recipes MUSHROOM AND ALE PIE

Ingredients – Serves 4 Olive oil shortcrust lids 250g plain flour (and extra for rolling) Pinch of salt 6 tbsp good quality olive oil 50 ml cold water Mushroom and ale filling 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, chopped roughly 3 cloves of garlic 200g chestnut mushrooms, cleaned and sliced 200g closed cup mushrooms, cleaned…

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Recipes CAMBODIAN YELLOW CURRY

Ingredients – Serves 2 1 medium potato, peeled & cubed 120 g green beans, trimmed 120 g butternut squash, peeled & cubed 180 g cauliflower florets For the paste 5-6cm root fresh turmeric (or 1 scant tsp powdered) ½ tsp paprika powder 4 garlic cloves 5 cm thumb of fresh ginger 5 cm thumb of…

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Recipes OYSTER ORZOTTO

Ingredients – Serves 4–6 Almond soup 100 g blanched almonds 2 garlic cloves 40 ml olive oil 340 ml water 18 ml white wine vinegar 2 g salt Artichoke cream 500 g peeled chopped Jerusalem artichoke ½ white onion 2 garlic cloves 260 ml whole milk 25 ml cream 10 g butter Pearl barley risotto…

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Recipes Chicken Laksa

Ingredients Serves 4 Laska paste 2 shallots, roughly chopped 3 cloves garlic 2 red chillies 5cm piece fresh ginger, peeled and chopped 3 tsp chopped fresh coriander (leaves and stalks) Zest and juice of 1 lime 1 lemongrass stalk, outer layer removed and roughly chopped 2 tbsp fish sauce 2 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp…

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Recipes SHORT RIB OF BEEF WITH MUSSELS, PARSLEY AND WILD GARLIC

Ingredients – Serves 4 Short Rib splash of vegetable oil 2 short ribs of beef, soaked in brine for 3 hours 1 carrot, peeled and chopped 1 onion, peeled and chopped 2 celery sticks, peeled and chopped 1/2 bunch of thyme, chopped 2 bay leaves, chopped 3 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed 10 black peppercorns,…

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Recipes Recipe of the Week: Pan Roasted Duck Breast

by Jane Devonshire Jane Devonshire takes top spot as our ‘Recipe of the Week’ with her Pan Roasted Duck Breast, Sweet Pickled Fennel and Apple and a Beetroot Sauce. INGREDIENTS Beetroot Sauce 3 Baby Beetroot (300gm approx.) 1 Tablespoon Pomegranate Molasses Big Sprig Thyme 50gm Butter Salt and Pepper Pickled Fennel and Apple 1 Granny…

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Recipes Bake of the Week: Chocolate Cardamom Orange Shortbread

by Candice Brown Candice Brown’s offers our ‘Bake of the Week’ with Chocolate Cardamom Orange Shortbread. Check out how to make this delicious afternoon treat at home. INGREDIENTS 170g unsalted softened butter 245g plain flour 50g golden caster sugar 35g soft light brown sugar pinch of salt zest of 2 oranges 10 cardamom pods- seeds…

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BRIGHTON  29 April - 1 May 2017

 

Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest food festival, returns to Brighton Hove Lawns this Bank Holiday weekend 29th, 30th April & May 1st.

Watch Great British Bake Off Winner Candice Brown baking live in The Cake & Desserts Theatre. Meet Michelin starred Chefs Matt Gillan, Adam Simmonds, Stephen Crane and Great British Menu Chef Michael Bremner cooking their signature recipes in the Stoves Chefs Theatre, and MasterChef’s Jane Devonshire, Juanita Hennessey, Jack Layer, Billy Wright and Tony Rodd.

Feast in the Street Food Avenue; learn to bake in the Cake and Bake Theatre; enjoy afternoon tea in the Vintage Tea Tent; taste wine, champagne and craft beer in the Drinks Theatre; buy from local producers in the Artisan Market; kids enjoy the Childrens Cookery Theatre; live music on the Brighton Unsigned Music Stage; enter the Chilli Eating Competition; refreshing cocktails from the Bar Bus and Pimms Teapot and have a fun day out in the Deco Noir VIP experience.

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