Chimichurri Steak Wraps

Mark Hughes Appetisers & Starters, Balsamic, BBQ, Dinner Parties, Dips & sauces, General, Leftovers, Light Lunches, Oils, Recipes, Rubs, Salads, Taste products 0 Comments

Classically served with steak in a good steakhouse, Chimichurri is an incredible sauce that adds huge flavour to red meat. In fact, it replaces mint sauce for us because the last thing we want to do is cover expensive lamb with sugar, cheap vinegar & mint; we want to taste the lamb! Pair this dish with our gorgeous Steak Rub …

Simple Fish Pie

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Fish pie is one of those luxurious, comforting dishes that always looks far more complicated to make than it is. Apart from being great for entertaining, with your guests thinking you’ve spent hours in the kitchen, it can also be an incredibly cheap dish to make. One great tip is to have a ‘fish pie bag’ on the go in …

Goat’s Cheese Salad on a stick with Balsamic drizzle

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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 & …

Smoked duck, goat cheese & Chocolate balsamic

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We met the fabulous Elly McCauseland at a food event back in March, when she very kindly did a beautiful recipe for Blackberry & Rosemary Balsamic Glazed Pigeon Breast. So, we were really chuffed when another appeared on her super food blog Nutmegs, seven using our Chocolate & Vanilla Aged Balsamic vinegar! We made our Blackberry & Rosemary Balsamic with a …

Hot Chèvre & Beetroot Salad with Chocolate & Vanilla Balsamic

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One of our more unusual ingredients, a Chocolate & Vanilla Balsamic vinegar, usually attracts the question “what do I do with it?”. Well, funny you should ask… it’s great drizzled on pancakes, waffles, ice cream, fruit (a hot fruit crumble would be yummy as well as the more classical strawberry combo!) and so much more. You can even add a splash …