All posts tagged: spring

My favourite Spring Recipe – Ross Lewis, Chapter One restaurant

Fancy attempting a Michelin chef’s recipe? Try this Spring dish from the wonderfully talented, and one of my favourite chefs, Ross Lewis. There are elements you can take on, or leave out, depending on how much time you have as there is a lot involved. It takes some love and attention, but it’s worth it. Steamed Sea bass with salt baked organic celeriac,rope mussels in a Craigie’s cider dressing and tarragon essence with roasted Jerusalem artichoke. N.B. read the recipe before beginning and begin with your tarragon gel the day before, if using For the mussels 1 kilo mussels, scrubbed and beards removed Heat 200ml of water in a pan large enough to hold the mussels. When the water comes to the boil, put in the cleaned mussels and close the lid. Cook over a medium high heat, shaking occasionally, for 3-4 minutes, until the shells have opened. Remove from the heat and drain in a colander, reserving the juices. When cool, remove from the shells. For the Apple Vinaigrette 500ml Craigie’s cider reduced to …

My Favourite Spring Recipe – By Chef Gary O’Hanlon

My colleague from RTE ‘The Restaurant’ and friend Gary O’Hanlon, talented head chef of Viewmount House, Co Longford has chosen his favourite Spring recipe: ‘This is without doubt one of my favourite things to cook on a night off. It’s simple and absolutely packed with flavour. Happy cooking, Gary xx Friendly Farmer Chicken Picatta with Broccoli, Champ Potatoes and Flat Parsley Ingredients For Picatta 2 chicken breasts butterflied and batted out thin juice of 1 lemon 1 cup loose flat parsley roughly chopped 3 tbsp of mini capers and 2 tbsp of the caper juice 1/2 cup flour drizzle of rapeseed oil 1/2 pint of dry white wine 4/5 knobs of butter salt and pepper to taste For the Mash 4/5 medium to large potatoes splash of milk/cream salt and white pepper 4 scallions sliced finely on the bias Garnish 1 whole carrot peeled and halved 1 x 2 inch piece of courgette cut into quarter 1 purple potato parboiled or alternatively use a piece of butternut squash for colour 6 florets of broccoli Method …