Spaghetti Carbonara from Chef Tom Allbrook

This has to be one of my favourite dishes and if done well, is truly a great dish that can be whipped up quickly for an evening meal, or for a bit of comfort food. This dish is a favourite at Hornbrook HQ, I’ve played around with a few different ways of making it and it is so simple and quick, I know you’ll love … Continue reading Spaghetti Carbonara from Chef Tom Allbrook

Burts Spicy Chorizo and Chicken Club Sandwich

Writing Eating Exeter exposes me to a wealth of talented chefs and some of the best food that Devon has to offer.  But unlike many food bloggers, I’m actually a little limited in the kitchen.  Tori is my resident cheffy expert (even though she would never admit it) but recently an opportunity appeared for me to try some recipes that were well within my culinary … Continue reading Burts Spicy Chorizo and Chicken Club Sandwich

The Ultimate Hornbrook Brunch – Ham, eggs and black pudding.

One of my favourite flavour combinations has to be Ham & Egg.  Chef Tom Allbrook has come up with this scrumptious recipe with these two elements and with the added loveliness of Black Pudding.  Another exclusive Recipe Of The Week for Eating Exeter! Ingredients: Slices of good quality bread (better if homemade) 2 Slices good quality ham (I buy a piece of ham at the … Continue reading The Ultimate Hornbrook Brunch – Ham, eggs and black pudding.

Rosemary, Onion & Potato Pizza from Chef Tom Allbrook

Ingredients for the white pizza sauce: 1x tbsp. Plain flour 4x Garlic cloves, thinly sliced 300ml Milk 150g Parmesan 25g Unsalted butter Method: In a saucepan place the milk, sliced garlic, butter, salt and pepper. Bring this up to a simmer then add the flour, mix well, and leave to stand on one side for use later. It may thicken a little so if this does happen. … Continue reading Rosemary, Onion & Potato Pizza from Chef Tom Allbrook

Veggie Shepherd’s Pie from Chef Tom Allbrook

Ingredients: 1x Sweet potato (Large) 1x Normal potato (Large) 2x Banana shallot 3x Smoked garlic gloves 1x Tin flageolet beans 1x Small tin butter beans 1x Tin Italian plum tomatoes 1x Veg stock cube 1x Pinch of dried chilli flakes 1x Tsp. Smoked paprika Salt & Pepper to taste 50g feta 70g gruyere cheese 30g butter Method: Peel the sweet and normal potato and chop … Continue reading Veggie Shepherd’s Pie from Chef Tom Allbrook

Broadbean Pea & Courgette Crostini’s from Chef Tom Allbrook

I am chuffed to bits to be able to present a series of recipes from the talented North Devon based Chef Tom Allbrook from HornBrook Kitchen who will be offering a ‘recipe of the week’. HornBrook Kitchen is a new venture that is set to take the Devon food scene by storm! They love vegetarian and smokey foods, and I can’t wait to see what … Continue reading Broadbean Pea & Courgette Crostini’s from Chef Tom Allbrook

Free Recipe 3 – Main: Hot Smoked Pheasant Breast, Trewithen Clotted Creamed Celeriac, Kale, Fennel and Hazelnut Dukka

Main: Hot Smoked Pheasant Breast, Trewithen Clotted Creamed Celeriac,  Kale, Fennel and Hazelnut Dukka Serves 4 Smoked pheasant 4 pheasant breasts 100g caster sugar 100g table salt 4 juniper berries crushed 2 bay leaves, torn 10 black peppercorns, crushed A good big handful of oak wood chippings Clotted creamed celeriac 2 celeriac, peeled and diced 1 clove of garlic 350ml Trewithen whole milk 150ml double … Continue reading Free Recipe 3 – Main: Hot Smoked Pheasant Breast, Trewithen Clotted Creamed Celeriac, Kale, Fennel and Hazelnut Dukka

Free Recipe 2 – Starter: Spiced Pumpkin Barley Risotto, with Trewithen Clotted Cream served with Heritage Beetroot Crisps

Starter: Spiced Pumpkin Barley Risotto, with Trewithen Clotted Cream served with Heritage Beetroot Crisps Serves 4 Ingredients: Barley base 300g organic pearled barley 30g finely diced onion 30g finely diced celery 30g finely diced carrot 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 100ml good quality white wine 1Ltr warm homemade vegetable stock or water Spiced pumpkin or squash puree 300g peeled pumpkin or squash 25g cold Trewithen … Continue reading Free Recipe 2 – Starter: Spiced Pumpkin Barley Risotto, with Trewithen Clotted Cream served with Heritage Beetroot Crisps

Free Recipe 1: Canape – Trewithen Clotted Cream, Cornish cheddar & Parsley Croquetta

Canape : Trewithen Clotted Cream, Cornish cheddar & Parsley Croquetta Makes 4 Croquetta Ingredients: 200-250ml of whole Trewithen milk 1 bay leaf 2 cloves 1 slice of an onion 1 sprig of fresh thyme A pinch of ground mace 60g organic flour 30g Trewithen butter 250g Cornish cheddar 100g flat leaf parsley, chopped 1tbsp Trewithen clotted cream 1tsp English mustard 2 eggs, beaten with a … Continue reading Free Recipe 1: Canape – Trewithen Clotted Cream, Cornish cheddar & Parsley Croquetta

A Happy Cornish Clotted Christmas! – Free River Cottage Recipes from Trewithen Dairy this week…

Happy Cornish Clotted Christmas: For the ultimate in indulgent festive fare, with a unique Cornish twist, Trewithen Dairy are onceagain inviting Christmas cooks to take inspiration from their new and exclusive Cornish Clotted Christmas menu. Available to download from the Trewithen Dairy website, or as a 12 page booklet from selected independent retailers, each of the four recipes celebrates new and exciting ways of cooking with … Continue reading A Happy Cornish Clotted Christmas! – Free River Cottage Recipes from Trewithen Dairy this week…

Easy Chicken and Pesto Pasta – Ideal for beginners

Our kitchen is about the size of a knat’s testicle and given the tiny amount of surface space we actually have, I am all for the student modus operandi when it comes to cooking.  There is no shame in using a jar of pesto opposed to fresh pesto that you make yourself, and I can’t start to say that it matches it in taste but … Continue reading Easy Chicken and Pesto Pasta – Ideal for beginners

Guest Post: Hungarian Goulash by Juliet Martin

Juliet has sent this recipe to Eating Exeter, it sounds lovely. Please note photograph is a stock photo as Juliet’s photo disagreed with WordPress(!?) Hungarian Goulash I’ve no idea whether this recipe, which my mother gave to me many years ago, is authentic or not but I can assure you of one thing at least; it tastes absolutely delicious. Ingredients (four servings) 1 ½lbs stewing … Continue reading Guest Post: Hungarian Goulash by Juliet Martin

Inferno Stir Through Pasta – (Tomato and Mozzarella)

Originally posted on Veget8:
This is most probably the most extreme dish you will ever come  across.  OK, it might actually be mild compared to some mexican  recipes and in the grand scheme of things, actually eating fire    would be hotter and more deadly. But it’s hot.   It’s also very garlicky, the sort of quatities of garlic  involved would stun a man at 100 yards… Continue reading Inferno Stir Through Pasta – (Tomato and Mozzarella)

Oaty White Chocolate Biscuits

Originally posted on Veget8:
My next foray in the the world of baking has been Oaty White Chocolate Biscuits. The recipe is courtesy of the BBC, and before you start thinking these will be anything like the ones you get in the supermarket, then think again.  They are more like White Chocolate flapjacks, crunchy and very sweet (depending on how much Golden Treacle you use),… Continue reading Oaty White Chocolate Biscuits