Roe deer liver crostini

venison liver crostini

The key to this dish is finding the freshest liver possible, so make sure you go to a reputable butcher and order in advance. Recipe by Mario Matassa Serves 4 Preparation time 20 minutes Cooking time 30 minutes Ingredients: • 4 tbsp olive oil • 300g deer livers, cleaned • 50ml dry white wine • 4 […]

Creamy blackberry puddings

This Crema al formaggio con more is the perfect in season pud this September.  Ingredients: 250g blackberries 250g mascarpone 125g fresh ricotta 3 heaped tbsp icing sugar 4 sponge fingers 1 tbsp chopped almonds Method: Wash the blackberries and place in a blender (setting a few aside for decoration). Add the mascarpone, ricotta and sugar, then blitz […]

Fillets of John Dory Mediterranean-style

Try this Filetti di pesce San Pietro alla mediterranea for an easy but tasty meal!  Ingredients: 3 tbsp olive oil 4 John Dory fillets 4 plum tomatoes, skins removed 2-3 tbsp black olives, pitted 1 tbsp capers salt and freshly ground black pepper heaped tbsp chopped flat-leaf parsley Method: Heat a tablespoon of olive oil […]

Aubergine with Quartirolo Lombardo and chilli

This Melanzane con quartirolo e peperoncino is the perfect veggie dish served with some crusty bread! Ingredients 4 tbsp olive oil 1 large aubergine, diced 1 large garlic clove, peeled, finely chopped 1 tbsp chopped chilli peppers in olive oil sea salt and freshly ground black pepper a handful of basil leaves, chopped 100g Quartirolo Lombardo […]

Cheese and Parma ham twists

These cheese and parma ham twists from Lakeland are the perfect snack!  Ingredients: 225g plain flour Pinch salt 50g butter, cubed 50g lard, cubed 150g Parmesan cheese, grated 30ml cold water 1 egg, beaten 8 slices Parma ham Method: Preheat the oven to 180°C/Gas 4 and line 2 baking sheets with non-stick liner. Combine the flour […]

Broad bean piadina

This Piadina con fave is a beautiful way of using up delicious broad beans whilst they are in season. Ingredients: 1kg broad beans, in pods 1 small bunch of spring onions, trimmed, finely chopped 100g Quartirolo Lombardo cheese 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil flat breads, for serving salt and freshly ground black pepper Method: Pod the beans […]

Cod loin, Prosciutto and Red Pepper skewers

Cod, prosciutto and pepper kebabs

These cod, prosciutto and red pepper skewers from Lakeland are simple and delicious. The perfect addition to your BBQ! Ingredients: 500g cod loins, cut into 16 bite-sized chunks 16 slices prosciutto 12 cheese-stuffed sweet peppers in dressing Instructions Wrap each piece of fish in a slice of prosciutto. Thread four pieces onto each skewer, alternating with […]

Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto

Make your own basil pesto. The perfect addition to pasta topped with tomatoes, rocket and parmesan.  Basil Pesto by Lakeland Ingredients: 50g basil leaves 30g pine nuts, lightly toasted 30g Parmesan cheese or vegetarian alternative, grated 1 clove of garlic, peeled 75ml extra virgin olive oil salt and black pepper small squeeze of lemon juice, […]

Mozzarella Sticks with Tomato and Herb Dip

Mozzarella Sticks

These Gluten Free Mozzarella Sticks with a Tomato & Herb Dip are the perfect side to your favourite Italian dish. Mozzarella Sticks by Dr.Oetker   Serves: 4     Preparation time: 15 mins       Cooking time: 5-10 mins   Ingredients: 400g /1lb Mozzarella cheese (or alternatively Fontina, Taleggio or Cheddar) 2 eggs – whisked 1 tsp smoked […]

Gooseberry & Mint Granita

This granita is a very quick and easy frozen dessert that only takes a few hours to freeze down to a refreshingly crumbly texture Serves 4 – Prep time 20 mins – Cook time 10 mins Ingredients 500g BerryWorld Gooseberries 150-200g castor sugar or to taste Bunch of fresh mint 1 large free range egg white Mint leaves to […]