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FOODIE FRIDAY: Blackened Salmon, Spiced Couscous Salad, Citrus Yoghurt Dressing – Recipe

Blackened Salmon, Cous Cous

(Serves 4) People are always looking for a way to liven up salmon, well look no further! Ingredients: 4 salmon fillets 2 level teaspoons Cajun spice 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mixed herbs (parsley, mint, thyme, oregano) 1 tablespoon oil Zest of 1 lime 2 whole chillies-chopped roughly (optional) ½ lemon-cut into wedges Preparation: In a small bowl mix together … [Read more...]

EDWARD HAYDEN’S EASY PANCAKES RECIPE

Pancakes 2

This is a simply delicious pancake batter to mark the day that’s in it!   Pancake Batter: 8oz/225g plain flour Pinch salt 1oz/25g caster sugar 2 large eggs 450ml milk Grated zest of 1 lemon(optional) In a large mixing bowl sieve the flour and the salt together. Break in the two large eggs and whisk continuously whilst adding the milk until a smooth batter has been … [Read more...]

FOODIE FRIDAY: EDWARD HAYDEN’S CHICKEN IN FRAGRANT INDIAN SAUCE – RECIPE

Fragrant Indian Chicken

Recipes for this dish vary greatly, with no one recipe being more or less correct than the other. Basically the dish consists of lightly marinated chicken served in a rich, creamy and lightly spiced curry sauce. Chicken Marinade: 4 chicken breasts 5 tablespoons yoghurt ½ teaspoon chilli powder ½ teaspoon ground coriander ½ teaspoon turmeric Seasoning 2 cloves … [Read more...]

FOODIE FRIDAY: EDWARD HAYDEN’S CHEESY BEEF BURGERS

Burger Portrait

I simply adore this recipe for homemade burgers. I love to have a burger at least once a week and with some much different flavouring you can experience a different burger every time you indulge. The recipe we have listed will make 6-7 substantial sized burgers so you can wrap them up in cling film and freeze some until they are required. Also if you wish use this recipe to make meat balls to … [Read more...]

FOODIE FRIDAY: EDWARD HAYDEN’S TOFFEE APPLE SPONGE DELIGHT

Toffee Apple Delight

A delicious, comforting treat. Happy Baking!   Ingredients: 8oz/225g butter 8oz/225g demerara sugar 8oz/225g plain flour 1 teaspoon of baking powder 3 large eggs 3 ½ floz/150ml butterscotch sauce (see below) 1 medium sized cooking apple-grated Preparation: Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas Mark 4 Grease and line an 8 inch deep cake tin. In a large mixing … [Read more...]

FOODIE FRIDAY

Shortbread_Stacks

Edward’s Orange Shortbread Stacks   Once you make your own homemade biscuits you will never again return to the shop bought alternative. These biscuits are lovely served on their own or, as I have done in this recipe, layered up with fresh fruit and cream for an instant dessert.  This biscuit pastry (uncooked) freezes exceptionally well so you can double the batch if you wish and call upon … [Read more...]

FOODIE FRIDAY

Quesidillas

House Special Quesadillas Allow our resident chef Edward Hayden to transport you to Mexico with this delicious recipe. All of the ingredients are store room essentials so your shopping list will be minimal. Ingredients: 4 soft flour tortillas 8oz/225g grated cheddar or mozzarella cheese 4 rashers of bacon-cooked and diced ½ green chilli-very finely diced 1 red onion-very … [Read more...]

FOODIE FRIDAY: SUMMER EATING

Cajun Chicken-1

Warm Salad with Cajun Chicken with Lime & Yoghurt Dressing   I love to have a salad a couple of times a week and this dressing is particularly nice in that it adds a cooling element to the spiciness of the chicken. Try using this dressing on tortilla wraps or fajitas also. Lime dressing Ingredients: 7floz/200ml natural yoghurt Juice and zest of one lime 1 … [Read more...]

FOODIE FRIDAY: HERB CRUSTED COD WITH ROASTED LEMON &THYME

Baked Cod

As the old saying goes, "Give a man a fish, and he’ll eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he’ll eat for the rest of his life." Well that's all well and good, but what the heck are you supposed to do with the fish once you have it? If, like a lot of people, you have no idea what to do with fish, this easy to prepare recipe could be just the ticket.   Herb Crusted Cod with Roasted … [Read more...]

FOODIE FRIDAY: EDWARD HAYDEN’S FOOD TO LOVE COOKBOOK

Food to Love Paperback

Top chef and resident Daily Update foodie, Edward Hayden recently launched the paperback edition of his hugely successful cookbook, Food to Love. 2011’s Kerry Book of the Year, Edward has packed this book full of his favourite salads, soups, one-pot wonders, versatile main courses, chutneys and relishes, delicious breads, al fresco dining suggestions, festive foods, finger-licking desserts … [Read more...]