Monthly Archives: August 2015

Chicken, Ham and Leek Pie

Ingredients for the short crust pastry I made a large quantity because I wanted to make a deep pie in a square fruit cake tin. I lined the tin in bake o glide which is a silicone baking sheet, which I cut to fit. 1lbs 8oz/700g plain flour 12oz/350g butter Tsp mixed dried herbs Pinch of salt and pepper Ingredients … Continue reading

Baked Alaska

I produced my first Baked Alaska when I was a very young and naïve cook working in our first restaurant in North Devon. If you can, cast your mind back to 1975 – our restaurant has been created on a shoe string, with both patrons literally removing walls, and plastering walls and inserting floors along with painting and decorating to … Continue reading