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Summer Short Eats
Baked eggs with summer vegetables (v)
A light lunch of baked eggs with early summer vegetables.
Beetroot fritters (v)
beetroot and onions lightly battered and fried with a cucumber dip
Baked Peppers, Cannelllini and basil sauce
Baked peppers, basil and mustard sauce, Cannelini beans
Peppers, olives, feta (v)
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 Orzo and Gran Padano
Orzo, cooked in the style of a risotto, with courgettes and Gran Padano.
Courgettes, pine kernels, basil
Grilled courgettes with olive oil, basil, lemon and pine kernels (v)
Raw Beef, Courgettes
Beef carpaccio with grilled courgettes and lemon
Bucatini, courgettes, spinach (v)
Bucatini, with a sauce of creamed spinach, sugar snaps and courgettes.
Conchiglie with Tomato and Basil (v)
Tomatoes, basil and pasta. The simplest of ingredients for a summer lunch.
Roast summer vegetables (v)
Roast young turnips and carrots with sugar snaps and herbed yoghurt.
Summer vegetables, tomato sauce (v)
Peas, beans, courgettes, mild tomato and garlic sauce
Bruschetta, Smoked Cod's Roe
Whipped smoked cod's roe, crisp bruschetta, broadbeans
Smoked Trout, New potatoes, Rocket
New potatoes, with smoked trout, rocket and butter
Avocado and Smoked Salmon Tortilla
Warm tortilla, crushed avocado with mint, coriander and smoked salmon
Sticky Rice, nori and pickles (v)
Sticky rice with dried seaweed and Japanese pickles
Rice, salmon, Japanese pickles
Sticky rice, salmon, sesame and Japanese pickled vegetables
Baked halloumi, tomatoes (v)
Slices of halloumi cheese with tomatoes and thyme and rosemary
Aubergines, Honey and Sheep's Cheese (v)
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 (v)
Grilled courgettes with ricotta, basil and toasted pine kernels.
Cucumber and Puffed Rice Salad (v)
A crunchy salad of pomegranate, chickpeas, cucumber, almonds and puffed rice.
Asparagus Tart (v)
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 (v)
Roast Tomatoes with a mint and parsley flecked couscous.
Courgette Cake with Summer Vegetables (v)
Crisp cake of potato and courgette with crunchy summer salad.
Buratta with Pickled Courgettes and Mint (v)
Soft, milky buratta with bright tasting pickled courgettes and mint.
Cod, peas and herbs
Cod with chilli pea puree and a herb cream sauce
Pea and Lettuce Soup (v)
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.