Category Archives: Recipes

Scrumpy Chicken

  SCRUMPY CHICKEN  (An extremely, tasty and popular dish for any Pub or Restaurant.)   6 chicken breasts 6 rashers streaky bacon finely chopped 1 crushed clove of garlic 1 finely chopped onion 1 finely chopped eating apple 1/2 pint of cider Ready-made English Mustard 1 Bay leaf 1teas dried or 2 teas fresh tarragon… Read More »

Tarragon Chicken

TARRAGON CHICKEN (This dish is easy to prepare and extremely popular, with a gentle flavour of tarragon.)- 4 chicken breasts 1 finely chopped onion 4 finely chopped mushrooms 1 small crushed clove of garlic 1teaspoon dried or 2 teaspoons fresh tarragon 6 fl ozs dry white wine 6flozs chicken stock 1/4 pint double or whipping… Read More »

Tuna Steak with Chilli Prawns

   Tuna Steak with Chilli Prawns   175 gms Tuna Steak (avoid very thin cut Tuna) 70 gms of raw peeled King Prawns.   Lightly oil the Tuna Steak with olive oil, season both sides with salt and pepper. Rub a cut fresh garlic clove round the frying pan, heat the pan until really hot… Read More »

Cheesy Garlic Mushrooms

CHEESY GARLIC MUSHROOMS  1/2 lb mushrooms 1 clove crushed garlic 1-2 oz butter a good squeeze of lemon juice 1/4 pint double or whipping cream 20z grated cheddar cheese parsley salt and pepper Fresh bread crumbs Melt butter in saucepan and add the mushrooms and garlic, when cooked add the lemon juice and a good… Read More »

Chicken Liver Pate with Brandy and Green Peppercorns

CHICKEN LIVER PATE WITH BRANDY AND GREEN PEPPERCORNS (This is a very rich, tasty Pate’, ideal for a starter or a snack served with a roll or toast.)   1lb Chicken Livers 12oz butter 4Tablespoons of brandy 2 teaspoons green peppercorns 1 large teaspoon English Mustard 1/4 teaspoon Grated nutmeg large pinch thyme 1 fat… Read More »

Houmous with Chilli and Lemon

Houmous with chilli and lemon (serves 10)   From the Stag’s Head, Swalcliffe, Nr Banbury, Oxon, tel 01295 780232   800gm tin of chick peas drained and washed. 1 tablespoon of Tahini paste. Juice and grated rind of one large lemon. 1 chopped chilli (more if you like it really hot!) 3 cloves of garlic. Olive… Read More »

Potted Stilton with Walnuts and Port

POTTED STILTON WITH WALNUTS AND PORT   8oz Stilton 8oz butter 1oz walnuts 2 tablespoons of port   Combine all the ingredients together in a food processor and put into individual ramekins serve with hot toast.

Potted Trout or Salmon

POTTED TROUT OR SALMON   8oz cooked trout or salmon 8oz softened butter 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1 small crushed clove garlic salt and pepper   Gently melt the butter  in saucepan then fold in the flaked trout or salmon and the rest of the ingredients .  Put into individual… Read More »