What does an orange sweat? Orange juice

News 30th June 2016

Vanilla Bavaois with orange & grand marnier sauce served with vienesse biscuit Serves 4 persons Ingredients Orange jelly 1 gelatine leaf 40g castor sugar 150ml fresh orange juice Bavaois 3 gelatine leaves 5 egg yolks 50g castor sugar 250ml milk 1 vanilla pod or extract 300ml whipping cream Sauce 75g castor sugar 275ml fresh orange

What time does a duck wake up? At the quack of dawn!!

Recipes 23rd May 2016
Duck, Pak Choi & Sweet Potato Puree

Glazed duck breast with pak choi on a bed of sweet potato puree served with honey, ginger & soy sauce serves 4 persons Ingredients sweet potato puree 4 large sweet potatoes 140ml milk 50g butter 4 gressingham duck breasts approx 225g each olive oil 8tbl spoon of clear honey 6 tbl spoon of soy sauce

Green Vegetable & Egg Frittata

Recipes 17th May 2016

portions 10 persons Ingredients 10 free range eggs 1 medium courgette 10 asparagus spears 75g kale 4 table spoons of chopped basil leaves 6 spring onions 2 table spoons chopped fresh parsley 2 garlic cloves 1 fennel bulb seasoning 50g almonds 2 table spoons of pesto slice courgettes into moons, asparagus split into rounds approx

Prime Beef with Oxtail

Recipes 20th April 2016

Serves 4 persons Ingredients 4 northumbrian prime fillet of beef Braised Oxtail 1 oxtail (approx 300g) 1 carrot 1/2 large onion 1/2 leek 2 sprigs of thyme 1 garlic clove 750ml red wine 250ml chicken stock Madeira Sauce 4 shallot skinned & prepared 500g button mushrooms 50ml sherry vinegar 500ml Madeira wine 500ml chicken stock

Luxury Fish Pie

Recipes 1st April 2015
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Luxury Fish Pie with salmon, smoked haddock, peas, boiled egg, white fish and prawns topped with parmesan cheese mash Serves 6 persons The fish and shellfish can be varied according to what is available as long as you have 4oz (1kg) in total. You will need well buttered baking dishes. Pre-heat the oven to gas

Sweet potato, chestnut and stilton wellington

Recipes 26th January 2015

Sweet potato, chestnut and stilton wellington Serves 6 persons Ingredients 500g sliced sweet potatoes olive oil 2 chopped onions 2 garlic cloves 1 red chilli 2 tbsp fresh thyme leaves 100g cooked chestnuts haled 500g pack puff pastry 100g stilton 1 egg Method Put the sweet potatoes in a large pan of water. Bring to

Sticky Toffee Pudding With Toffee Sauce

Recipes 20th January 2015

12 covers Ingredients 150g unsalted butter 350g dark brown soft sugar 400g self raising flour 1 tbl spoon golden syrup 2 tbl spoon of black treacle 4 eggs 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 400g dried dates 1 tbl spoon bicarbonate soda 660ml water Method of cooking soak dates in water & bring to boil add

Charity Dinner 5th March

News 15th January 2015

The Queens Head is holding a charity dinner event on 5th March to raise money for Edinburgh Sick Kids, ward 7 with guest speaker. The evening will commence at 7pm with sit down at 7:30pm. We are only accommodating 36 covers with 7 course tasting menu & wine to compliment each course. £55 per person.

Braised Venison & Juniper Stew

Recipes 4th November 2014

Serves 6-8 persons Ingredients 4 tablespoons of plain flour seasoning 800g quality stewing venison cut into 2cm chunks olive oil 2 onions peeled & roughly chopped 3 carrots peeled & cut into batons 2 sticks of celery trimmed & roughly cut 1 tablespoon juniper berries crushed & blended in a mixer 2 sprigs of rosemary