Steak with Balsamic Buerre Noir

Mark Hughes Dips & sauces, Main Courses, Rubs 0 Comments

It would be easy to think the steak is the star of this dish, but we’d argue it’s actually the sauce! Just as a simple buerre noisette can lift any fish dish, this beurre noir gets its name from the addition of a gorgeous balsamic vinegar. Once mastered, this rich, glossy, intense sauce gives such an incredible hit of flavour in just a …

Goat’s Cheese Salad on a stick with Balsamic drizzle

Mark Hughes Appetisers & Starters, Balsamic, Light Lunches, Taste products 0 Comments

We love this classic appetiser and serving it is so much easier when it’s on a stick! The saltiness of the goat’s cheese is balanced with sweetness of the balsamic and the parma ham. Serve with a chilled glass of prosecco for a real treat! Ingredients (makes around 20) small round/log of Goat’s cheese Blackberry & Rosemary or Fig & …

Blackberry & Rosemary Glazed Pigeon Risotto

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In our opinion, Blackberry & Rosemary is a classic combination; granted, such flavours aren’t often seen together but there was some logic to our invention! You see, we love Goat’s Cheese and, individually, rosemary and blackberries are a perfect parry to its robust saltiness, so we thought we’d marry them together for an extra bit of zing! The rich, sweet …