Recipes

The Scallop Season

Scallop season has begun. See Tom Aikens delicious recipe

Pan-fried pork belly with scallop and squid, caramelised onions and a balsamic sauce Ingredients For the pork belly 450g/1lb pork belly 2 carrots, roughly chopped 1 onion, cut into quarters 4 garlic cloves 1 celery stick 1 small bunch thyme 1 tsp coarse sea salt ½ tsp black peppercorns 1 tbsp vegetable oil salt and freshly ground black pepper For the caramelised onions 40g/1½oz butter 2onions, finely sliced 2 tspcaster sugar 2...

September 12, 2012

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Dark chocolate cupcakes

Dee’s recipe for Dark chocolate cupcakes with rose butter cream frosting, perfect for May holidays.

Dark chocolate cupcakes with rose butter cream frosting Makes:12 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time:20 minutes Total time:1 hour • 100g butter • 100g brown sugar • 100 self raiising flour • 1/2 tsp baking powder • 2 eggs • 1 tbsp good quality cocoa powder • 50g 70% dark chocolate • 2 tbsps coffee or milk or 1 tbsp vanilla Method 1. Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F or Gas Mark 4. 2. Beat sugar and...

March 21, 2012

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A Recipe by Eric Ripert

Seafood master gives FOUR International a recipe for baked wild striped bass; braised daikon and piquillo peppers, adobo sauce

Serves 2-4 Ingredients 2 striped bass fillets, 7-8oz each Piquillo peppers, cut into 1in diameter rounds Daikon, blanched and cut into 1in diameter rounds Daikon sprouts Kataifi (shredded filo) 3 cups chicken jus 2 shallots, thinly sliced 6 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 6-8 bay leaves 2 tablespoons black peppercorns, crushed ¼ cup of rice vinegar Butter Salt and pepper Method Toss the kataifi in melted butter and...

February 16, 2012

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A Recipe by Eric Ripert

Tuna albacore confit ‘en salade’, bibb lettuce, deviled quail’s egg, liquid black olive and preserved tomato and pepper by seafood master, chef Ripert…

Serves 2-4 Ingredients 8oz albacore tuna fillets 1 shallot, thinly sliced 2 cucumber blossoms, halved 2 bibb lettuce hearts, halved 1 vine-ripened tomato 1 baby red bell pepper, sliced ¼in thick 2 haricots verts, split in half and blanched 5 quail eggs 1oz compressed caviar 1 loaf sourdough bread Dijon mustard Crème fraîche 1 bunch chives, thinly sliced 1000g water 7g sodium alginate 1 cup niçoise olives in...

February 16, 2012

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