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Spring Vegetables and Salads
Leek and Mushroom Crumble 🌿
Leeks and mushrooms with a savoury crumble crust
Wild garlic and broccoli pastries 🌿
Puff pastry tarts of wild garlic, broccoli and Parmesan
Baked Ricotta 🌿
Baked ricotta cheese pudding with roasted beetroots
Asparagus, cannellini beans, mint 🌿
A spring soup-stew of aparagus, cannellini beans and mint
Aubergines with Gochujang 🌿
Aubergines and tomato with gochujang and a crumb crust
Halloumi with Coleslaw 🌿
Grilled halloumi with picked red cabbage coleslaw
Cauliflower with Cheese and Mustard 🌿
Cauliflower, with cream, cheese and grain mustard sauce
Spring Vegetable and Cream Cheese Tart 🌿
A puff pastry tart with herb cream cheese and spring vegetables
Wild Garlic Pesto 🌿
Home pesto with wild garlic leaves and Parmesan
Spring vegetable soup, wild garlic pesto 🌿
A soup of beans and spring vegetables with a wild garlic pesto
Crisp, sharp pickled vegetables 🌿
Carrots, onions and radishes, pickled with cornichons and their liquor
Avocado with Sprouted Seeds 🌿
Sourdough toast, avocado, sprouted seeds and olive oil
Spring Vegetable Miso Soup 🌿
Miso soup with mushrooms and spring vegetables
Green Pea and mushroom cakes 🌿
Soft buns filled with green pea and mushroom cakes
Spring Cabbage, Sweet Potatoes🌿
A buttery sweet potato mash with Spring Cabbage
Split pea soup, roast carrots 🌿
A soup of yellow split peas with roast carrots and mint
Leeks, Mash and Peas 🌿
Mashed potatoes with griddled spring leeks, peas and fresh mint
Sweet potatoes, spinach, chilliies 🌿
Sweet potatoes, baked, with a butter of spinach and red chilli
Fennel amd Mint Soup 🌿
A light, chilled soup or fennel, cucumber and mint.
Pea and Mozzarella Pie 🌿
Peas, slow cooked leeks and mozzarella in a herb pastry crust.
Spring Vegetable Miso Broth 🌿
Light, clear vegetable broth with sugar snaps and pak choi
Roast Cauliflower 🌿
Cauliflower, roasted, and served with a creamy onion sauce.
Spring Bubble and Squeak 🌿
A bubble and squeak for spring, with watercress and herbs.
Trinxat with Chard and Pork
A Catalan version of bubble and squeak made with smoked pork.
Tenderstem broccoli with satay sauce 🌿
Steamed long stemmed broccoli with spicy peanut sauce
Avocado, Ricotta and Cucumber 🌿
A fresh spring salad of spouted seeds, cucumber, avocado and ricotta.
New Potatoes with Wild Garlic Leaves 🌿
New potatoes cooked with wild garlic leaves and double cream.
New Potatoes, Creamed Spinach 🌿
Creamed spinach, roast new potatoes, almonds, Parmesan
Porcini and herb Broth 🌿
Porcini in a light vegetable broth with pea shoots and herbs.
Broad beans with harissa and coppa
A salad of broad beans with a harissa dressing to accompany slices of coppa.
Asparagus withb Miso Mayonnaise 🌿
Asparagus, steamed with a miso and lemon mayonnaise
Watermelon, coppa, radishes
Watermelon and radish salad with slices of coppa
Spiced Turnips with Spinach 🌿
Young turnips with cumin, turmeric, garam masala and yoghurt.
Goat's Cheese and Beetroot 🌿
A crisp salad of raw, marinated beetroot and goat's cheese.
Ricotta and Herb Pancakes 🌿
Soft herb pancakes with ricotta and sprouted seeds.
Asparagus, Lemon Mash 🌿
A soft lemon scented potato mash with grilled asparagus.
Herb Pancakes with Mushrooms 🌿
Herb flecked pancakes stuffed with mushrooms and creme fraiche.
Green Leaves with Goat's Curd Toasts 🌿
Early spring leaves, goat's curd toasts, simply dressed.
Aubergine Lemongrass Soup 🌿
Aubergine, coconut laksa with lime and noodles
Egg Noodles with Spring Greens 🌿
Fresh egg noodles, spring greens and chilli sauce. A good, basic, mid-week stir fry.
A salad of crisp, spring leaves with hot pancetta and cream.
Green Minestrone 🌿
A main course soup with Spring vegetables and ciabatta croutes.
Young root vegetables, dumplings 🌿
Carrots, beetroot and parsnip casserole, parsley dumplings for a cold spring day.
Red Cabbage Pickle 🌿
A searingly hot cabbage pickle in the style of Korean kimchee.