Scotch Eggs

From: Kitchen Hero: Rediscovering The Irish Kitchen

The perfect picnic food, Scotch eggs are deliciously soft and crunchy.

Mini Chocolate Pots

From: Catherine's Family Kitchen

A sensational way to end a dinner party, and Catherine will show you exactly how it's done...

Rice Pudding

From: Kitchen Hero: Rediscovering The Irish Kitchen

Rice Pudding is wonderful all year around. It's one of my ultimate comfort foods and served with poached rhubarb and orange it's an instant hit of summer.

The Ultimate Beef Burger with Crispy Potato Wedges

From: Neven Maguire: Home Chef

A really good burger has to be made from really good beef. If you can, ask a butcher to mince some rump, blade or chuck steak for you, but make sure it has 20 per cent fat content, as in effect this will make them self-basting and will prevent them from drying out during cooking. Otherwise, buy ordinary minced beef from the supermarket, but don't buy extra-lean mince or the burgers will become tough during cooking.

Toasted Coconut and Malibu Parfait with Pineapple Carpaccio and Coconut Sorbet

From: Neven Maguire: Home Chef

A great summer dessert that reminds me of the tropics and is beautiful to look at. The parfait is actually incredibly light and wonderfully refreshing when served with the pineapple carpaccio.

Salmon and Asparagus Wraps with Rocket Pesto

From: Neven Maguire: Home Chef

Farmed salmon has become much better quality over the years, and in my opinion some of the best available comes from Ireland, where the sea is always freezing cold and for the most part is unpolluted, with strong tidal flows. Make sure your salmon fillets are all even-sized and about 2.5cm (1in) thick to ensure even cooking. They also work well on the barbecue and can be made up to 12 hours in advance, covered with clingfilm and chilled until needed - just don't add the squeeze of lemon juice until you're ready to cook them.

Norman’s Butterflied Leg of Lamb with Lively Salsa

Rozanne says: "Anchovies can be bought in tins or glass bottles, preserved in salt and oil. They are an indispensable Pantry Pal in Italian cooking. They melt into dishes, imparting a rich, salty, savoury flavour. Don’t be put off, as they aren’t fishy and really work like a condiment. Be brave – try them! My dad is a pro at barbecuing, especially lamb. This may look like a large, daunting piece of meat, but it’s actually very simple to cook and a hassle-free way to feed a crowd. The marinade and salsa are based on classic Italian flavour combinations and always work."

Creamy Mustard and Caper Cod

Rozanne says: "Capers are the fruit of flinders rose. I love the tiny nom pareille capers that are salty and delicate and go extremely well with fish, in salads and even on pizza! The larger caper berries on the stem look very attractive in a dish and aren't as salty. Capers come pickled in brine, so make a long lasting Pantry Pal, on hand to jazz up your recipes."

Smoked Bacon Frittata with Parmesan

From: Neven Maguire: Home Chef

It's important not to overbeat the eggs or the texture of this frittata will become tough. Serve it with some sliced flat mushrooms that have been sautéed in garlic butter to make this into a very special breakfast indeed.

Onion Tart Tatin

From: Neven Maguire: Home Chef

Look as great as they taste.




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