Rooibos Tea Bar Cake – Le Creuset

Le Creuset's Rooibos Tea Bar Cake Makes 1 cake Ingredients 80ml boiling water 60ml rooibos orange blossom tea, plus dry leaves for decoration 180g butter 180g castor sugar 10ml grated orange rind 3 extra-large eggs, beaten 120g cake flour 120g self-raising flour 1ml salt Orange glacé icing 250ml icing sugar 15ml orange juice

October 7th, 2014|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , |

Puff pastry rolls with goats cheese, courgette & tomato – Le Creuset

Le Creuset's Puff pastry rolls with goats cheese, courgette & tomato Ingredients 1 x 320g (35cm x 22.5cm) sheet of puff pastry 200g fresh, soft goat’s cheese 1 courgette 50ml olive oil 1 tomato Freshly ground black pepper Oryx Desert Salt Mixed Herbs Cocktail sticks Method Pre-heat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan/Gas Mark

September 4th, 2014|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , |

Angry Duck Curry – Le Creuset

  Angry Duck Curry Serves 4 Ingredients 2 large duck breasts, sliced thinly 1oml oil 1 red onion, Chinese sliced 150g baby corn, halved lengthways 150g mange tout /sugar snap peas 45-60ml red curry paste(depends on personal taste) 400g tin coconut milk Small tin coconut cream 400g egg noodles, cooked as per packet

August 26th, 2014|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , |

The pie elephant

The Nutbrown Pie Funnelour 'pie elephant' When I was a boy, one of the exciting things at the lunch table on the farm was to have a pie and to see the pie elephant’s trunk sticking out of the middle surrounded by pastry leaves which my mother painstakingly made from the remnants of

July 8th, 2013|Categories: Michael's Writings|Tags: |