Asparagus focaccia

The Yorkshire asparagus season is now if full swing, and our nearest grower, at Sand Hutton, has recruited local workers to keep up with demand. Keeping a lockdown safe distance for the team has been a challenge for farmers Rich and Ronda Morritt but their asparagus is as good today as it’s always been. There’sContinue reading “Asparagus focaccia”

Staal smoked salmon with leeks, potato and cheese sauce

We’re always looking for new ways to enjoy Justin Staal’s fabulous smoked salmon. We love it just as it is with a salad too celebrate spring, poshed up a bit into a mousse or terrine, and it makes a perfect companion to Sand Hutton asparagus, not to mention poached or scrambled egg for a leisurelyContinue reading “Staal smoked salmon with leeks, potato and cheese sauce”

Sand Hutton Asparagus pilaf

It’s spring time and we’re in love…. Sand Hutton asparagus grown by Rich and Ronnie Morritt near York is something we look forward to for ten months of the year and it never fails to disappoint.  But because of the lockdown we’ve had to ration ourselves to getting hold of it just once a weekContinue reading “Sand Hutton Asparagus pilaf”

Smoked salmon and asparagus risotto

This really is a match made in heaven and is one of the best ways we know to enjoy a spring risotto with fabulous Yorkshire ingredients. We’ve been big fans of Staal Smokehouse near Beverley since we began our Yorkshire food-finding venture 8 years ago. Husband and wife team Justin and Georgina Staal have createdContinue reading “Smoked salmon and asparagus risotto”