Food and drink news from Bury St Edmunds

Recipe – Fluffy French Toast

A Breakfast in bed treat for mum this Mothers Day!                         INGREDIENTS 4 tablespoons plain flour 225ml (8 fl oz) semi skimmed milk 1 pinch salt 3 eggs 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon... read more

Strawberry & White Chocolate Choux Buns

Fill light choux pastry with a creamy vanilla custard and Greek yogurt filling then finish with fresh fruit for a lower-sugar valentines dessert. Ingredients: For the choux pastry 50g butter 75g plain flour 2 large eggs 1 tbsp flaked almonds (optional) For the filling... read more

Peppered Fillet Steak with Parsley Potatoes

This supper is for two, so push the boat out on a prime cut of beef- great for a romantic night in. Ingredients: 3 large red-skinned potato, peeled and cut into large cubes 2 tbsp olive oil, plus a drizzle extra 1 garlic clove, minced Small bunch flat-leaf parsley,... read more

Recipe – Cauliflower & Chestnut Soup

This creamy, vegetarian soup is a great way to use up leftover chestnuts, or use freshly roasted chestnuts for a more intense flavour, why not use as starter for your Christmas Dinner. Ingredients: ½ tbsp olive oil, plus a drizzle to serve 1 large onion, finely... read more

Recipe – Apple & Cranberry Chutney

Ingredients: 1kg cooking apples, peeled and chopped into small chunks 500g eating apple, peeled and chopped into large chunks 450g onion, sliced 50g fresh root ginger, finely chopped 1 tsp peppercorns 500g granulated sugar 250ml cider vinegar 500g cranberry  ... read more

Recipe – Jaffa Cakes

These little bite size jaffa cake treats are scrumptious….but are they a cake or a biscuit?   Ingredients: 2 Free Range Eggs 50g White caster sugar 50g Plain white flour sieved 23g Jelly sachet 75g Dark chocolate chips   Method: Make the jelly upp according... read more

Recipe – Spinach & Nutmeg Cannelloni

Stuff rolled lasagne sheets with creamy spinach and ricotta and bake with tomato and mascarpone sauces for a filling vegetarian meal   Ingredients: For the filling & topping 500g bag ready-washed spinach 250g tub ricotta 250g tub mascarpone 140g grated... read more

Recipe – Chocolate Guinness Cake

Something sweet this month for you Guinness Lovers to try out… Ingredients: 100g unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing 75g dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids) 200ml Guiness, plus extra for the icing 200g plain flour 20g cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking powder 2... read more

Recipe: BBQ Sweet Chilli Chicken Drumsticks

Chicken drumsticks with a bit of sweetness and spice.  Ingredients: 1 tablespoon honey 5 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce 3 tablespoons soy sauce 12 chicken drumsticks, skin removed   Method: In a large bowl, mix together the honey, sweet chilli sauce and soy... read more

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