April 2017

Monthly Archives

  • My Simple Banana Muffins Recipe

    Ingredients 3 eggs 150g self-raising 150g butter 150g soft brown sugar 2 bananas (ripe) Method Preheat oven 200’C/ 18C and line a muffin tin with muffin cases Start with butter and sugar first, whisk until pale and fluffy and then add the rest gradually until all the ingredients are in and smooth and feel light […]

  • Strawberry millefeuille (stack) with strawberry sauce

    Ingredients  For the Shortbread 150g plain flour, plus a little extra 100g corn flour ½tsp fine sea salt 125g unsalted butter cold 90g caster sugar 1 large egg, beaten For the cream 5 tbsp. icing sugar 300ml double cream ½ tsp vanilla extract For the strawberry sauce 400g strawberries, hulled 1 lemon, juice only 2 […]

  • Chefs create secret dining experience

    Catering and events specialists, Sodexo Prestige Venues & Events treated a select group of venue and corporate guests to a mystery fine-dining experience at the Edinburgh New Town Cookery School. Led by Divisional Executive Chef, Stephen Frost, the event featured an eight-course tasting menu specifically designed by Sodexo’s craft & innovation team to showcase familiar […]

  • MasterChef: The Professionals finalists raise over £9.4k for SSAFA

    On Monday 27th March, 10 MasterChef: The Professionals finalists hosted a dinner for over 60 people at Adam Handling’s restaurant, The Frog E1 in Shoreditch, in order to raise money for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity. The dinner was a huge success, with total proceeds from the charity raffle and ticket sales raising over £9.4k […]

  • MasterChef runner up serves a tasty website

    We were asked by MasterChef 2007 Finalist Daksha Mistry to review the new website for her catering business Dakshas Gourmet Catering, so we took some time and went through it thoroughly. We are using ‘we’ here as most of the team here at H&C News got a say and of course Daksha had her input. […]