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”

Bert’s best ever potato salad

This potato salad is just that little bit different because almost every element of it can be sourced from the fabulous Bert’s Barrow drive-thru farm shop near Selby. It makes a beautiful spring/summer dish to go with anything you might care to fling on the barbie – and Bert’s have plenty of local meat onContinue reading “Bert’s best ever potato salad”

Roasted ragu sauce

This roasted ragu is a favourite of family and friends, It’s made all the better using meat from mature animals locally sourced via Malton’s Food 2 Remember, a traditional butcher specialising in traditional breeds. In this case I’ve used Hereford beef and Gloucester Old Spot pork. The Food 2 Remember approach provides access to theContinue reading “Roasted ragu sauce”

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”