THE TASTE OF SUMMER IN A TART

Pastry isn’t just for winter - it can be used to create a deliciously-light summer meal too, writes Ewen Macdonald... Summer is here again and what better way to celebrate than using produce from that most s...

GET SAUCY FOR SUMMER

Few herbs shout summer like basil - and this recipe for pesto from Ewen Macdonald will have you reaching for the window box... Pesto is an extremely versatile sauce and when you quickly master your own metho...

PIZZA RECIPE

It’s top of our takeaway favourites - but follow Ewen Macdonald’s ultimate pizza recipe and you’ll never go back... Sourdough, spelt, natural yeast, put in the fridge, put somewhere cool, put somewhere warm,...

RECIPE: CHILLI SIN CARNE

Turn up the heat in your dining room with a spicy treat that’s good for the body and good for the soul, writes Ewen Macdonald... You have of course heard of Chilli Con Carne, so what is Chilli Sin Carne I he...

CHOCOLATE ROULADE WITH BOOZY BLACKBERRIES

Wow friends and family with this impressive looking chocolate dessert – made with sloe gin and blackberries (Serves 8) Prep: 45 minutes Cook: 15 minutes Cooling: 3-4 hours INGREDIENTS: 200g (7oz) dark c...

A THOROUGHLY CORNISH CASSOULET

Warm up your evening meal with this Cornish take on a French classic from Ewen Macdonald... This recipe is an absolute cheat, it is a completely bastardised form of this famous stew, so if you’re from the La...

MAKING THE PERFECT PEPPERCORN SAUCE

Ewen Macdonald comes up with the ideal antidote to the cold weather with his perfect peppercorn sauce The classic use for this sauce is with steak au poivre but the fundamental basics of its creation, as in ...

RECIPE: CHILLED CUCUMBER AND LOVAGE SOUP

INGREDIENTS 1kg cucumbers 50g lovage purée (use parsley if struggling to source lovage) 75g of crème fraiche (10%) Cornish sea salt METHOD Wash and peel the cucumbers and cut into pieces...

THREE DELICIOUS CORNISH RECIPES FOR A GOURMET MEAL

CAERHAYS CONISH ESTATE VENISON, BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE, BLACK PUDDING, LITTLE GEM LETTUCE, ORANGE & VANILLA (Serves 4) Ingredients: 500g venison loin (trimmed) 2 little gem lettuce Bittersweet Chocolate...

Food heroes: Chef David Williams

St Moritz chef David Williams has a catalogue of Michelin-starred experience including time at Joel Robuchan’s Jamin in Paris, running Chapter One in London and Alimentum in Cambridge David Williams boasts m...