smoked kipper rarebit-2

Smoked Kipper Rarebit

Smoked Kipper rarebit – toasted crusty bread topped with a silky bechamel sauce, flecked with lightly smoked kippers and mature cheddar cheese, then grilled till golden. If you’d never heard the culinary term rarebit before then you could be forgiven for thinking it is some sort of culinary masterpiece, exotic and challenging to make. In reality, it’s just a fancy …

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smoked haddock and english mustard pasty

Smoked Haddock And English Mustard Pasty

Chunky flakes of smoked haddock fillet, encased in a creamy and pungent mustard sauce, wrapped up in flakey puff pastry. I’ve taken one of Great Britain best-loved dishes, the classic Cornish pasty, and made my own fishy version. Gone is the traditional minced beef and turnip interior to be replaced with smoked haddock, young baby spinach, and a punchy mustard …

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crab tart

Crab tart

Sweet crab, peppery rocket, and salty parmesan cheese baked over flakey shortcrust pastry. If you’ve ever made a classic lemon tart or even a creme brulee then you’ll recognise the method used in this recipe. The only sweet element in this though is the luscious crab meat that’s been encased in a rich and creamy savoury custard infused with deeply …

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