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June 9, 2019

Asparagus Spring Roll

Enjoyed by Bill

Spring rolls never fail to impress or delight. These rolls are designed to celebrate the asparagus season and although they taste deliciously Asian, you really can taste the asparagus. It works a treat.

June 7, 2019

Asparagus Summer Roll

Enjoyed by Bill

Asian asparagus salad in a rice paper wrap – not your usual way with asparagus – but well worth the effort.

June 4, 2019

Asparagus, Jersey Royal and Parmesan Fritatta

Enjoyed by Bill

Fresh asparagus is full of flavour and goodness – the perfect vegetable to celebrate the arrival of spring. Dairy, eggs, potatoes, Parmesan and parsley all marry well with tasty asparagus and come together to create this delicious frittata recipe.

June 4, 2019

Asparagus and Cheese Pastry Parcels

Enjoyed by Bill

Three asparagus and pastry recipes. Choose from goats cheese and spinach, Taleggio and mushroom, or Gruyère. All are quite simple and ideal for a light lunch or supper – or make in advance for a party or a picnic.

June 2, 2019

White Asparagus, Butter Sauce, and Prawns

Enjoyed by Bill

This is a spring asparagus dish – but not as we know it…

May 30, 2019

Shoulder of Pork with Potato Dumplings and Red Cabbage

Enjoyed by Bill

This is the dish you can find at Seins’ Kingston branch called: Schweinebraten mit Kartoffelknödel und Rotkraut. I had if for my birthday meal with family and friends: it was a perfeect meal, in wonderful company.

May 30, 2019

German Hot Dog

Enjoyed by Bill

This is one of my favourite things.

May 26, 2019


Enjoyed by Bill

One source indicates there are at least 43 categories of German sausage – and who knows how many further vatiations… I’m familiar with about 5. One of these is new for me – weisswurst – and well worth seeking out at your local German deli.

May 18, 2019

Asparagus and Parma ham

Enjoyed by Bill

Here is the simplest way to enjoy the flavour combination of asparagus and Parma ham – side-by-side.

May 16, 2019

Grilled Asparagus

Enjoyed by Bill

This is not really a recipe, more a method for grilling or griddling your asparagus.

May 15, 2019

Parma Ham and Asparagus

Enjoyed by Bill

A great flavour combination and presented here as a main meal salad or antipasto.

May 8, 2019

Bresaola and avocado with rocket, Parmesan and crisp toasts

Enjoyed by Bill

This is a standard Soho trattatoria fare of the 70’s. Bresaola, rocket and Parmesan is still popular so the avocado element seems to have fallen out of favour. Put it back in – it’s a good combo!

May 7, 2019

Asparagus and peas braised in butter with herbs, hazelnuts, kasha and lemon

Enjoyed by Bill

It’s the British asparagus season – make the most of it with this very simple combination: fresh asparagus from local fields and fresh peas from a pod, boiled and then quickly braised in butter, with lemon herbs and hazlenuts and kasha for a bit of crunch.

April 6, 2019

Creamy, Buttery Asparagus Risotto

Enjoyed by Leo

‘Risotto is my favourite dish, ever.’

April 5, 2019

Asparagus Vinaigrette with Soft Egg and Parmesan

Enjoyed by Bill

A really easy and tasty starter or light lunch or supper. Make during summer when home-grown asparagus might still be available.

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