Week 31: Pesto Chicken Caesar Salad

Alice NeillSummer, Weekly RecipesLeave a Comment

Serves 4 This is a twist on the classic Cesar salad. All our salad leaves have done well this year, which is always good news as there are so many ways to enjoy freshly grown produce. This salad uses beautiful gem lettuce and some of our sweet but powerful basil to make a twist on this much loved dish. This ... Read More

Week 18: Spatchcock Chicken with Wild Garlic Pesto

Alice NeillSpring, Weekly RecipesLeave a Comment

Serves 6 For the first time foragers among you, Wild Garlic is a great place to start. Unlike the illusive mushroom, it is very difficult to harvest the wrong item and if you do you won't die....well hopefully not. Wild Garlic has a few key features which identifies itself among other grassy shrubs. Firstly it has a very strong 'garlicy' aroma, ... Read More

Week 1: Braised Chicken and Leek Pie

Alice NeillWeekly Recipes, Winter9 Comments

Winter is already well underway, so here is a winter warmer, using lovely leeks. You can also use leftover roast chicken or turkey, just add this to the mix at the last moment. I have gone for a wholemeal pasty however if you don’t have wholemeal flour then plain pastry is just as nice! I know this may seem wrong, but half lard and butter, I think makes the best short crust pastry, however if you don’t fancy making it with lard then you can substitute the lard for all butter. I have also used a food processor to make the pastry, however you can easily do it by hand following the same method…