The Cook Book

Lunch

Spinach ham scrambled eggs

Spinach & ham scrambled eggs Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients half an English muffin handful baby spinach leaves scrambled eggs (see recipe link below) a slice of ham off the bone, or prosciutto tomato chutney, to serve Direction

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Cheese & watercress scramble Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 2 soda farls (usually sold in packs of 2, alongside bread and rolls) 4 large eggs 4 tbsp milk 50g mature cheddar generous knob of butter, plus extra

Basil pea pancetta tart

Basil, pea & pancetta tart Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 284ml pot double cream large bunch basil 500g pack shortcrust pastry (or make your own) plain flour, for rolling out 175g frozen broad beans, defrosted and podded 100g

Raspberry white chocolate traybake

Raspberry & white chocolate traybake Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 375g pack ready-rolled shortcrust pastry 500g mascarpone 100g golden caster sugar 100g ground almonds 2 large eggs 250g fresh raspberries 100g white chocolate, roughly chopped Direction Heat oven

Crispy Roast Duck

Crispy Roast Duck Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 3 medium-sized ducks s (each about 2¼kg/5lb), with giblets fine sea salt Tip Getting Ahead Up to 48 hours ahead, prepare the ducks up to the end of

Mashed carrots with Pernod

Mashed carrots with Pernod Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 1¼kg large carrots, peeled and sliced 60g butter 2-3 tbsp Pernod Direction Boil the carrots for 20 mins until tender, then drain and return to the pan. Mash

Cornbread wedges

Cornbread wedges Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 50g butter, plus extra for greasing 1 small onion, finely chopped 225g fine cornmeal 140g plain flour 1 tbsp sugar 2 tsp baking powder 1½ tsp salt 2

Ultimate roast potatoes

Ultimate roast potatoes Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 1kg Maris Piper potato 100g duck or goose fat fat (for a luxurious taste), or 100ml/3½fl oz olive oil 2 tsp flour Maldon salt, to serve Tip Crispy

Deep dish cheese onion potato pie

Deep-dish cheese, onion & potato pie Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 200g strong, hard cheese (we used cheddar ), ½ coarsely grated, ½ cut into small chunks 200ml tub crème fraîche 500g shortcrust pastry 1kg floury potatoes, thinly sliced

Potatoes cooked in bay infused milk

Potatoes cooked in bay-infused milk Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 100g salted butter 1kg small salad potato, scrubbed of their skins 6-8 bay leaves, fresh or dried about 850ml/1½ pt full-fat milk Direction Melt the butter in a