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Gourmet Recipes

A library of gourmet recipes stemming from Richard’s food-based travels. His relaxed style of gourmet farmhouse dining is creative & flavourful.

Richard’s Chicken Pie 5/5 (1)


Download Richard's Chicken Pie recipe. 125g butter 400g leeks – sliced 450g mushrooms – chopped 450g chicken breast – cut into pieces 20g flour 500ml milk 110g cream 2 Tsp tarragon – chopped 1 tin sweetcorn 350g puff pastry 1 egg...Continue reading ».

Blackberry and Apple Crumble


Download the Blackberry and Apple Crumble recipe. For the crumble topping 120g plain flour 60g castor sugar 60g unsalted butter at room temperature, cut into pieces For the fruit 300g apples 30g butter 30g brown sugar 115g blackberries ...Continue reading ».

Aubergine and tomato pasta


Download the Aubergine and tomato pasta recipe. 450 g Tagliatelle 4 Tsp olive oil, plus extra for deep-frying aubergine ½  Onions - chopped 400 g Tin peeled tomatoes Salt and pepper 1 Medium aubergine - cubed Basil leaves - torn Parmesan ...Continue reading ».

Ginger Cake 5/5 (1)


Download the Ginger Cake recipe. 100g fresh ginger - grated 1 cup molasses 1 cup sugar 1 cup oil 2  cups flour 1 tsp ground cinnamon Half tsp ground cloves Half tsp ground black pepper 1 cup water 2 tsp baking soda 2 eggs Mix togethe...Continue reading ».

Marchand de Vin sauce


Download the Marchand de Vin sauce recipe. 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons flour 1 small onion - chopped 1/2 cup mushrooms - chopped 1 large tomato - peeled, seeded, and chopped 1 garlic clove - minced 1 stick celery rib - minced 2 Tsp p...Continue reading ».

Crumpets 5/5 (1)


Download the recipes. 150g self raising flour 1/4 tsp bicarb 2 Tsp castor sugar 1 egg 175ml milk 1 tsp lemon juice 1 Tsp oil Sift the flour with the bicarb Add the sugar Mix the egg with the milk, lemon juice and oil Leave the mixture ...Continue reading ».

Bottled or tinned Red Peppers


Download the recipes. Bottled or tinned red peppers are a store cupboard staple for us. They are so versatile and negates the effort of chargrilling fresh peppers and skinning them. Melissa's does a great version of these using different coloured...Continue reading ».

In a Moment…food in a flash 5/5 (1)


Download the recipes. Wren's Couscous 1 cup couscous Feta Sultanas Almonds Herbs Pour 1 cup boiling chicken stock over the couscous and allow to steep. Fluff up with a fork and add knobs of butter. Season. Add all the rest. Mushroom a...Continue reading ».

In a Moment…food in a flash 5/5 (1)


Download the recipes. Asparagus Roll Chargrill the asparagus Wrap each stem of asparagus with thinly sliced Parma ham Place them side-by-side in a dish Flood them with olive oil and splash with balsamic vinegar Finish off with Parmesan shavin...Continue reading ».