Modern British Recipes
Amuse Bouche of summer salad soup with bacon batons
for six, dependant upon serving size.
Courgette flowers can be hard to find but they are easy to grow, they should be available around the end of July. Wash the flowers, inside first, under the tap. Then stuff a mixture of chopped hard boiled egg and dark crab meat.Season with white pepper or experiment with other combinations. Steam for a few minutes and serve. They are also good fried in tempura batter.
Based on Gordon Ramsay's chilled melon and lobster soup with basil and Pernod from "A passion for seafood". We have also had this with a prawn or langostine.
The logic of
the recipe is that all of the flavour of the brill is captured in the parcels
or the sauce, the filo trapping the flavour of the fish without overpowering
I adapted this recipe from a modern Spanish one so perhaps it should be called modern European, the courgette cake can contain any mix of spices you fancy, so experiment.
For the caramel:-
Cod or halibut fillets, courgettes, green beans
Mandoline 5 courgettes
lengthways and lay out a layer of five strips, sprinkle with a little of
the sugar mix.
Fry some cod in butter on a fierce heat, with a sharp knife cut the courgette block in half and place on plate with cod on top, accompany with aldente green beans glazed with olive oil.
Variation with boiled potato, green beans and roast or deep fried chicken in a white sauce flavoured with chives:-
and sweet potato mash with spicy beetroot and carrot
Variation with boiled potatoes and coriander:-
three chunks of oxtail per person all morning in a mix of Theakston's Old
Peculier (or similar heavy ale) and water, with a little thyme. Allow to
cool and then chill in fridge. Skim off fat. Return to simmering, topping
up as needed with water. When ready for final preparation, remove oxtail
from pan and remove all meat, being careful to discard fat and bones. Reserve
meat in a warm place. Reduce liquid, adding chopped carrot 20 minutes from
Steak and Puffball
Scallops with haggis and peas
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