• Pink Lady Apple, Elderflower and Almond Pie

    Dish type: Dessert, Pie Serves 8 Prep time 1 Hour Cooking time 30 Minutes Ingredients 7 Pink Lady apples 340g plain flour 225g butter 4 tbsp caster sugar 1 egg yolk 250ml elderflower cordial 100ml water Finely grated zest of 1 lemon 25g ground almonds 115g white marzipan Flaked almonds Icing sugar for dusting Method 1. Put the flour and butter into a food processor fitted with a plastic blade and whiz until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Add the caster sugar and whiz again. Now add the yolk and whiz again until your pastry comes together into a ball. Wrap in cling film and leave to rest in the fridge for 45 minutes

  • Tenderstem Broccoli, Shallot, Sweetcorn and Tarragon Butterbean Pot Pies

    Dish type: Pie Individual puff pastry pies that can be made ahead, chilled and baked to order Makes 4 pies (more if you use smaller dishes for children) Preparation time 25 minutes Cooking time 20 minutes Ingredients 50g unsalted butter 6 shallots, thinly sliced 5 tbsp plain flour (50g) 850ml milk (a or mix of milk with a little cream for extra indulgence) 2 x 410g tins of butterbeans, drained & rinsed 240g Tenderstem Broccoli 325g tin sweetcorn, drained A small bunch of tarragon, leaves chopped Salt & freshly ground black pepper 1 sheet of readymade puff pastry Method 1. Melt the butter in a heavy based saucepan and

  • Tenderstem Broccoli and Seafood Pie

    Dish type: Pie, Fish This creamy, comforting pie is wonderfully versatile, as it’s simple enough to serve as a family supper or Sunday lunch, yet impressive enough to serve as a dinner party main course. Other fish such as cod, haddock (smoked or unsmoked) or other white fish can be used instead of the salmon. You could even add some smoked salmon to the filling. Serves 6 Preparation time 10-15 minutes Cooking time up to 45 minutes Ingredients For the filling 40g butter 1 medium onion, chopped 40g flour 150ml white wine 300ml semi skimmed milk 200g Tenderstem broccoli 500g skinless salmon fillet cut into approx. 3cm cubes 200g raw,