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Bulgur, Carrots, Peas 🌿
Bulgur wheat with summer carrots, peas and herbs
Artichokes, Basil, Mayonnaise 🌿
Crisp fried globe artichokes, quick basil mayonnaise
Summer vegetable green curry
Summer carrots and herbs in a green curry sauce
Chicken burgers, lemon mayonnaise
Chicken burgers with tarragon and mint, lemon mayonnaise.
Baked eggs with summer vegetables 🌿
A light lunch of baked eggs with early summer vegetables.
Tomatoes and cream cheese 🌿
Bruschetta with tomatoes, and a herbed cream cheese
Peas, Pasta and Pesto 🌿
Pasta with peas and a fresh basil pesto sauce.
Beetroot fritters 🌿
beetroot and onions lightly battered and fried with a cucumber dip
Green Beans, Mushrooms and Dill 🌿
Summer beans, cooked with herbed mushrooms and chopped dill.
Baked Peppers, Cannelllini and basil sauce 🌿
Baked peppers, basil and mustard sauce, Cannelini beans
Peppers with Yoghurt and Sumac 🌿
Baked red peppers with tomatoes, yoghurt and sumac.
Peppers, olives, feta 🌿
Baked peppers with tomatoes, olives and feta cheese
Tagliatelle with Courgettes and Bacon
Pasta with green and yellow courgettes, bacon, parsley and capers.
Linguine with Nduja
Linguine, tomatoes, cornichons and a (very) spicy sauce
Orecchiette with Peas and Pancetta
Orecchiette pasta with Fresh Peas and crisp Pancetta
Courgettes with Feta 🌿
Baked courgettes, Wirth basil, olive oil and Feta.
Courgettes with Orzo and Gran Padano 🌿
Orzo, cooked in the style of a risotto, with courgettes and Gran Padano.
Courgettes, Tomatoes, Burrata 🌿
Courgette fritters with burrata and cherry tomatoes
Raw Beef, Courgettes
Beef carpaccio with grilled courgettes and lemon
Bucatini, courgettes, spinach 🌿
Bucatini, with a sauce of creamed spinach, sugar snaps and courgettes.
Gazpacho with pickles 🌿
A piquant tasting pepper and courgette soup with cucumber.
Conchiglie with Tomato and Basil 🌿
Tomatoes, basil and pasta. The simplest of ingredients for a summer lunch.
Roast summer vegetables 🌿
Roast young turnips and carrots with sugar snaps and herbed yoghurt.
Summer vegetables, tomato sauce 🌿
Peas, beans, courgettes, mild tomato and garlic sauce
Tomato and Roast Pepper Bruschetta 🌿
Ciabatta toasts with roast summer tomato, herbs and red pepper.
Bruschetta, Smoked Cod's Roe
Whipped smoked cod's roe, crisp bruschetta, broadbeans
Crab and Carrot Cakes
Crab and Carrot cakes with dill and fresh white Crab.
Smoked Trout, New potatoes, Rocket
New potatoes, with smoked trout, rocket and butter
Squid with Coriander Chutney
Grilled squid with green pea and coriander chutney.
Cod, peas and herbs
Cod with chilli pea puree and a herb cream sauce
Avocado and Smoked Salmon Tortilla
Warm tortilla, crushed avocado with mint, coriander and smoked salmon
Sticky Rice, nori and pickles 🌿
Sticky rice with dried seaweed and Japanese pickles
Rice, salmon, Japanese pickles
Sticky rice, salmon, sesame and Japanese pickled vegetables
Baked halloumi, tomatoes 🌿
Slices of halloumi cheese with tomatoes and thyme and rosemary
Aubergines, Honey and Sheep's Cheese 🌿
Aubergine Fritters, honey and sheep or goat cheese
Bruschetta, Beetroots and Feta 🌿
Rough country bread, toasted and topped with beetroots and feta cheese.
Grilled courgettes, ricotta, basil 🌿
Grilled courgettes with ricotta, basil and toasted pine kernels.
Cucumber and Puffed Rice Salad 🌿
A crunchy salad of pomegranate, chickpeas, cucumber, almonds and puffed rice.
Asparagus Tart 🌿
A puff pastry tart with asparagus, creme fraiche and Parmesan.
Asparagus, Pork, Rocket
The simplest stir fry for summer. Pork, Asparagus, Butter, Rocket.
Sausages with Summer Vegetables
Peppers, Tomatoes, Courgettes baked with pork sausages.
Roast Tomato, Mint & Parsley Couscous 🌿
Roast Tomatoes with a mint and parsley flecked couscous.
Courgette Cake with Summer Vegetables 🌿
Crisp cake of potato and courgette with crunchy summer salad.
Buratta with Pickled Courgettes and Mint 🌿
Soft, milky buratta with bright tasting pickled courgettes and mint.
Pea and Lettuce Soup 🌿
A light summer soup of peas and lettuce with Parmesan toasts.
Gammon, Apricots and foccacia
Gammon, Apricots, Cider vinegar and Toasted bread
Ham, ripe cherries, with a mustard dressing. A light, mid summer dinner.
Lamb, Saute Potatoes, Sour Cream
Lamb steaks with Sauté Potatoes, Caper and Sour Cream Dressing
Grilled Pork, Romesco, Spring Onions
Grilled Pork Belly, Romesco Sauce with Grilled Spring Onions
Asparagus, Lamb, Creme Fraiche
A neat little stew of lamb, asparagus and chervil thickened with creme fraiche.