Grilled Oysters

Oysters Blue and Blonde – A Valentine’s Day Recipe

The oysters are gratinated with a crisp mix of fresh herbs, savoury biscuit crumbs, and Jersey Blue soft cheese which creamy and slightly tangy taste accentuates the salty ozone flavour of the Jersey oysters. The very light continental style beer, Liberation Blonde provides the base for a refreshing dressing to the baked oysters and chilled is an ideal accompaniment.

Easy Chicken Liver Parfait

The best thing about this recipe is that it does not require the poaching in a water bath or bain-marie that you find in classic pâté and parfait recipes. Actually, make that the second best thing, the most important thing you need to know about this parfait is it is delicious, absolutely delicious. It is easily adapted, and you can fancy it up a little up by substituting duck livers for chicken and adding extra flavours like orange peel, tarragon, and Cointreau.

Gazpacho

Gazpacho is very popular across the Iberian peninsula this simple version of classic chilled tomato soup is ideal as an appetizer or as a light lunch.

Classic French Onion Soup

My Classic French Onion Soup – A suitable recipe for Bastille Day

Tomorrow is the 14th of July, Bastille Day, and across France there will be large military parades and festivities commemorating the beginning of the French Revolution.