Posts by vaudeville

Three Things to Do With Truffle Oil

Three Things to Do With Truffle Oil | Neil Hennessy-Vass

First of all if you have never used Truffle Olive Oil then there are a few things you need to know.  It is extremely strong in taste a little goes a long way.  Try a bit at a time – add more if you like what you taste.  Also it is sold in a few

Read More

Sausages and Mash

          Sausages!  A great summer BBQ staple, a cheap night in, married with mash potato a comfort food like no other.  Sausages are one of Britain’s favourite foods and are available in many shapes and sizes to suit all tastes.  I have been taking a closer look at what’s around and

Read More

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup | Neil Hennessy-Vass

Serves 4-6 This lovely wholesome soup is a meal in its self.  An absolutely wonderful bowl of goodness on a cold winter’s day and if you were feeling really indulgent you might provide two slices of melted cheese on toast for each serving! Ingredients 6 large onions 2 litres beef stock (stock cubes will work

Read More

Thai Chilli Crab Tarts

Thai Chilli Crab Tarts | Neil Hennessy-Vass

Ingredients 500g Ready made short crust pastry 75g Grated Parmesan Cheese 225ml Double Cream 2 Eggs 2 Tins of White Crab Meat (170g each) 4 Red Chillies 3cm Fresh Ginger Grated Squeeze of Lemon Grass Paste 8-10 Spring Onions Roll out the pastry to quite a large size and sprinkle the grated Parmesan cheese all

Read More

Leek and Potato Soup

Leek and Potato Soup | Neil Hennessy-Vass

Ingredients 4 Large Leeks 1 Onion 1 Large Potato 3 Pints of Vegetable Stock 1 Pint of Milk Knob of Butter Bay Leaf Fresh Tarragon Seasoning Method Top and tail the leeks.  Cut gently lengthways to remove outer skin and discard.  Slice into 1/2inch rounds, wash and rinse.  Chop onion into similar size pieces.  Peel

Read More