Featured Recipe: Pineapple Fritters in Asahi Beer Batter

04 October 2014

We made these simple pineapple fritters in a sweet beer batter using Asahi lager. The effervescence of the lager gives a lovely light batter. Serve it with lemon ice cream and a chilled glass of Asahi for a simple, even impromptu, pudding that will be sure to impress.    Prep time: 10 minCooking time:  10 minServes 4 Ingredients:

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Featured Recipe: Beer & Onion Soup

27 September 2014

This easy to make, warming soup is delicious with warm crusty bread on a chilly autumn day. Use a full flavoured beer like Spitfire Ale for a real treat. Download a printable copy here       Preparation time: 20 minCooking time: 1 hr 40 minServes 4 Ingredients:50g Butter1 kg Thinly Sliced Onions400ml Spitfire Ale1 tsp Clear Honey300ml beef stock Method:1/ Heat a heavy pan on a medium heat.

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Featured Recipe: Whitstable Fish Pie

20 September 2014

This is the ultimate fish pie, topped with pea mash it is good on its own, or for the height of luxury serve with some steamed mussels with garlic or some simple wilted greens. The sauce is made with Whitstable Bay Blonde lager, which also makes a great drinking accompaniment. The fish is not cooked through in advance which leaves it succulent and moist in the finished pie.

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Featured Recipe: Thai Beef Salad

13 September 2014

This salad uses fresh flavours and leftover rare roast beef to create a stunning, virtually fat-free dish that is not only easy but is cheap to prepare and sure to impress. Download a printable copy here   Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 0 minsMarinating time: 2hrsServes 4 Ingredients:

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Featured Recipe: Roasted Pistachio and Herb Stuffed Pheasant Breast

06 September 2014

A seasonal roast breast of pheasant with a pistachio and herb filling. Swede and carrot mash are low in fat and high in fibre and spinach is an excellent source of iron and antioxidants. Pistachios are a rich source of vitamin E and oleic acid, a monounsaturated fat. Download a printable copy here   Preparation time: 30min Cooking time: 35 min Serves 4

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