Thursday, August 30, 2007

Guinness Mustard

By Robin Weirs via Heston Blumenthal

275g Black Mustard Seeds
250ml Guinness
225ml Red Wine Vinegar
1 teaspoon of the four spice mix (cinnamon, mace, cloves and allspice)
3 teaspoons Sea Salt
1 teaspoon ground Black Pepper

1] Mix all the ingredients together in a glass bowl, cover and let sit for 48 hours.
2] Blend in a food processor until the seeds are coarsely ground.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Grilled Artichoke and Cream Cheese

1 tin of Artichoke Hearts
Olive Oil
Salt and Fresh Pepper
Cream Cheese (A fancy herbie one if you like)
Fresh Chives

1] Lightly Oil and season your Artichokes and grill, upside down.
2] Get a little colour to the undersides, but don't burn them.
3] Turn them onto a hot plate and fill them with the Cream Cheese and top with the Chives.