Recipes

Recipe – Fried Tofu in Chinese Sesame Soy Sauce by Cauldron

Tofu is a tricky ingredient sometimes as many people dislike the texture, but this dish, based on the Japanese Agedashi dofu, uses Chinese style tofu dressed in Chinese style sesame soy sauce. Easy to make, this dish is ideal as a starter especially around Chinese New Year.
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Recipe – Chicken Peanut Satay Skewers by Amoy

We love Chinese food and with the Chinese New Year coming up on 19th Feb, what better way to celebrate than with some home-cooked Chinese food. This fab recipe from Amoy shows you how to take chicken satay to another level, by adding some great extras to their satay sauce –
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Recipe: Aromatic beef & chilli noodle hot pot by Bord Bia – The Irish food board

Chinese food is delicious and often packs a punch in flavour, but often it’s hard to recreate that depth at home. The team at Bord Bia have created a fantastic one pot wonder, using marinated Irish beef to seal the flavour right into the meat. This is a great dish to try out on a
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Recipe – Butternut Squash & Sage Arancini Balls by Marcus Bean for Boursin

Arancini are a fantastic Italian tapas-style dish, made from pasta and good stuff and lightly fried til they’re crispy. Not the simplest thing to make at home but stunning if you want to impress someone or to help save those pennies from eating out in January. A great
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Pork, Boursin Cranberry & Pepper Sausage Rolls by Marcus Bean

Want to impress with a little bit of baking? These simple but flavour-packed sausage rolls are great to knock up if you’re expecting visitors, or how about livening up your winter days with an indoor picnic with your loved one or little munchkins?  
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Turkey Pilaf with Pistachios & Pomegranate by Sarah Randell, Sainsbury’s Magazine

We all know the drill, cook a hundred tons of food on Christmas Day and have at least half less by the next day. Traditionally this has been solved by the production of turkey sandwiches, soups or the much loved but repetitive turkey curry … but it all gets a bit on the
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Cocktail Recipe – Nichol Above The Dollar [By James Fowler from The Larder House Bar, Bournemouth]

J: Tanqueray’s Rangpur is still my favourite gin in the world, and though I don’t do a very good job at keeping up with the brand, every now and then I see something that it seems like a good idea to share with my fellow gin enthusiasts. Enter this recipe, recently
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Recipe – Mulled Martini by Masons Gin

In case you hadn’t noticed, it’s getting a little wintry outside and that means festive flavours! Introducing the Mulled Martini by Masons Gin, bringing spice and fruity fusions to your Martini glass this winter. Enjoy!
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Recipe – Castello Brocoli Tree Pots

This party season Tasting Britain, along with Castello Cheese and Stefan Gates are helping you look good in front of your guests. This recipe is cute and fun and could even help encourage kids of all ages to eat their greens as brocoli becomes mini trees.  
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Recipe – Minted Beetroot and Feta Dip by Manomasa

We are loving Manomasa’s fantastic tortilla chips – bursting with flavour and extra crunchy too! In the spirit of Mexican Revolution Day, they’ve shared this fantastic recipe with us for a tasty dip to accompany one of my favourite of their flavours –
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