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A large (V) indicates a vegetarian recipe, a small (v) indicates a recipe where instructions are given in the text for a vegetarian alternative.

 

Ajo blanco (V)

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Spain's second most famous "cold soup" recipe, aft...

Cranachan (V)

cranachan

This is a classic Scottish dessert. I always thoug...

Seared lamb with tomato and black olive compote

lamb and artichokes

I like to use the cut "Lammlachs" for this dish, a...

Baked sea bream with potatoes

wholefish2

Serves 2 as a main   1 sea bream (Dorade), cleane...

Monkfish wrapped in Serrano ham

supperclub christophcaro 006

This recipe is based on one of Tamasin Day-Lewis's...

Twice-baked goats cheese and thyme soufflés (V)

supperclub christophcaro 008

This recipe is based on one of Stephen Markwick's....

Slow roast lamb

roastlamb

Serves 6 as a main course, with sides   2kg piece...

Caponata (V)

Caponata

A very versatile dish that can be served piping ho...

Salmon ravioli with ginger

salmon ravioli3

This is a really unusual flavour combination, sort...

Tomato tarts (V)

tomoato tarts2

This tart was a happy accident: I wanted to use a ...

Chocolate orange torte

chocolatetorte

Chocolate orange torte   If you don’t like choc...

Goats cheese, thyme and honey crackers (v)

goats cheese and thyme crackers

The salty cheese in this recipe is a great combina...

Potato and samphire salad

samphire salad

Samphire is edible raw, but it can sometimes be ve...

Spicy parsnip soup (v)

spicy parsnip soup

To make this soup, I roasted a chicken with corian...

Baked cheese (V)

cheese1

Serves 4 as a starter, or 2 as a main, depending o...

Roast fillet of beef with red wine sauce and sweet...

beef with sweet potatoes

Rather than serve this with normal potatoes, I lik...

White chocolate and passionfruit cream with cantuc...

passionfruit1kompr

I'm not that big a fan of white chocolate, but thi...

Tart of red berries and whipped cream (V)

berry tarts

A nice fresh summery dessert. I wanted to do it wi...

Cheesecake with pomegranate (V)

cheesecake2

Serves 8   For the cake 150g sugar 1.5 tbsp flour...

Chocolate puddings (V)

supperclub christophcaro 014

One dessert that never fails to impress is a hot c...

Noodle soup with meatballs

noodlesoup2kompr2

I call this Asian-style because it does not really...

Cheesy pasta with leeks and fennel (v)

rawveg1

Serves 4 as a main course   The anchovies and pro...

Soused mackerel

soused mackerel salad1

Sometimes, you eat a dish in a restaurant that is ...

Thai green vegetable curry (v)

green curryweb

  Serves 4, as a main course with rice.   For th...

Smoked salmon and potato salad (v)

salmon parmesan potato

Usually, when adapting a recipe for vegetarians, j...

Boeuf Bourguignon

supperclub christophcaro 011

A classic of French cuisine, this is one of those ...

Salt caramel icecream (V)

caramel icecream

This excellent salted caramel icecream is from a r...

Seafood risotto

seafood risotto

This is made with a super-duper crab stock, with a...

Chocolate sauce (V)

chocolate3

  This recipe is based on Christopher Tan's "choc...

Cheese straws

cheese straws

Suzy (Foodie in Berlin) served these cheese straws...

Asian peanut dip (V)

peanut pineapple

  This intensely flavoured dip is perfect for pie...

Slow roasted lamb with lentils and fennel-spiced p...

slow lamb

There are many ways to roast lamb slowly, some tak...

Potted shrimps in butter with lemon and chilli

nordseekrabben01x

In our experience dried chilli flakes can vary qui...

Cumin-scented lamb kebabs

LambRump1x

This dish has a wonderful combination of flavours ...

Chickpea mash (V)

chickpeas3

Chickpea mash has a fabulous nutty flavour and a g...

Grilled halloumi with tomatoes and onions (V)

Halloumi1x

These kebabs are a great vegetarian alternative to...

Parmesan biscuits (V)

parmesan3

This recipe is adapted from Simon Hopkinson's Roas...

Pumpkin and pork stew

pumpkin 2

This is one of my Ethiopian-inspired dishes, thoug...

Roast cherry tomato and garlic soup (v)

tomatoes02

This soup is lovely, summery and full-flavoured. D...

Linguine with artichokes, parsley and parmesan (V)

artichoke01

Preserved artichokes are so wonderfully luxurious ...

Orecchiette with olives and anchovies

olives01x

This is wonderful, salty and sharp. Close your eye...

Fusilli with basil, tomatoes and prosciutto (v)

fusilli

This is so simple and wonderfully fresh-tasting fo...

Penne with walnuts and gorgonzola (V)

walnuts02

Many people can't face creamy food on a hot day, b...

Pappadelle with zucchini and lemon (V)

pappardelle with zucchini

This involves a little more effort than the other ...

Salmon and leek pie

leeks

After being given a piece of salmon almost twice t...

Lamb tagine

onion2

I call this a "tagine" to suggest the Moroccan fla...

Roasted tomatoes (V)

tomatoe03

These make a great side-dish, but can also be serv...

Grilled aubergines (V)

aubergine2

A good addition to part of a plate of antipasti. T...

Roast garlic (V)

garlic2

If you know someone who thinks they don't like gar...

Grilled peppers (V)

red pepper

These are so simple and great as an accompaniment ...

Crispy-skinned baked potatoes (V)

potatoes 01

At Thyme Supper Club, we struggle sometimes with h...

Sautèed chicken with garlic and herbs

chicken leg

This dish is so simple, and so good. It is best se...

Mushroom, aubergine and cottage cheese tarts (V)

mushrooms 04

A vegetarian recipe that seems to be acceptable to...

Chocolate mousse (V)

chocolate2

More than anything else, this is a recipe that I r...

Lemon cake (V)

lemons

This is an intensely juicy and moist cake. The ide...

Baked feta (V)

feta2

I don't often have the chance to cook this as Tobi...

Smoked mackerel pâté

smoked mackerel

I always enjoy my own cooking, but every so often ...

Gnocchi (V)

potatoes 2

These are extremely versatile and make a nice alte...

Pumpkin sauce (v)

pumpkin 3

Excellent with gnocchi or pasta. You can replace t...

Chocolate and amaretti fondant (V)

amaretti

Some people have strong negative feelings about am...

Pasta with mushrooms and breadcrumbs (v)

mushrooms 2

I know pasta and bread together may seem like a bi...

Ratatouille (v)

tomatoe2

The results of my experimenting. I quite like it w...

Chicken with salami and lentils

salami2

I remember very clearly what first inspired me to ...

Bean and pepper empanadas (V)

Beans

A family member was kind enough to send me a link ...

Pork belly with hoi san and sake sauce

pork belly

Pork belly doesn't seem to have become quite so fa...

Fresh egg pasta (V)

fresh pasta

There are other descriptions of how to make pasta ...

Pork, fennel and tomato pasta

Fennelseed

I love fennel seeds and this has become my new fav...

Fettucine with clams

clams6

A great, simple, summery dish.   Serves 2, genero...

Pumpkin ravioli with blue cheese (V)

Squash Butternut2

You do need to make your own pasta for ravioli, bu...

Figs with onion marmelade and parma ham

figs2

A very simple, yet tasty canapé. If you're strugg...

Sundried tomato palmiers

sundried tomatoes

These are very adaptable canapés as you can use p...

Roasted pumpkin soup (v)

cut pumpkin

A lovely, seasonal soup, perfect for those first c...

Beef tagliata

beef fillet

This utilises the flavours that you find in beef c...

Clams basquaise

clams7

This recipe is one from Allegra McEvedy, writing i...

Salt caramel shortbread (V)

mixer butter

Salt caramel always seems to amaze everyone who ha...

Rotolo of smoked salmon with fennel

smoked salmon4

I had still been having trouble finding a dish sui...

Scallop and leek soup

scallop

I like to use some chicken stock in this recipe as...

Duck salad with orange and pomegranate

duck breast

These flavours always strike me as wonderfully Chr...

Artichoke puree (V)

artichokes

A great accompaniment to seared lamb, but to be ho...

Pears baked in spiced red wine with walnut and ora...

pears

Whole pears look very dramatic on the plate and th...

Smoked salmon pâté

smoked salmon5

I've described how to make this look pretty, but y...

Chestnut soup (v)

chestnuts

This is a lovely warming winter soup with a sophis...

Tuna ceviche salad

Tuna sashimi

Make sure you get hold of super-fresh, sashimi-gra...

Pommes Purée (V)

ratte potatoes

My apologies to friends and family who will doubtl...

Chicken with tarragon in a Riesling sauce

tarragon

Sort of a coq au vin blanc. Be careful not to over...

Pear and Crèmoulin tart with walnut (V)

pears2

Inspiration for food comes from all over the place...

Sweet potato pancakes / drop scones (v)

sweetpotato2

Thanks for Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall for providi...

Prosecco pancakes (v)

prosecco

An experimental pancake. Be cautious as you flip t...

Smoked fish pie

smoked haddock

A British classic.   Serves 6 as a main course  ...

Monkfish steamed with ginger and lime

monkfish2

You can use a normal steamer for this and transfer...

White asparagus soup (v)

white asparagus2

The Germans are crazy about their white asparagus....

Mango Salsa (V)

mango

Great with large, barbequed prawns. The lime juice...

Pork fillet stuffed with blue cheese and walnuts

blue cheese pear

This is a lovely starter, satisfying, yet light. I...

Roasted mushrooms stuffed with blue cheese (V)

field mushrooms

A vegetarian alternative to the pork fillet. They ...

Chicory, pear and celery salad (V)

chicory

A good accompaniment to any dishes with blue chees...

Lentils with aubergines and dried tomatoes (V)

lentils puy

I can happily eat this just as it is, but it is al...

Wet-roasted lamb with black olives

black olives

This is a wonderfully savoury dish that is as much...

"Barbeque" pork

pork shoulder2

The British press seem to be going crazy at the mo...

Baba ghanoush (V)

aubergine3

A great dip, or try just scooping it up with flatb...

Lemon meringue semifreddo (V)

lemons2

This dish becomes considerably easier if you use l...

Chocolate cake with semi-liquid raspberry centres ...

dark chocolate

This is basically a chocolate fondant recipe that ...

Lamb and peach salad with walnut anchoïade

peaches

A lovely, fresh summery salad that's filling enoug...

Mushroom tarts with goats cheese and onion marmela...

mushrooms 3

Nice and simple. You can prepare the filling and e...

Black olive and za’atar bread rolls (V)

black olives2

I’m starting to become converted to baking my ow...

Mango and avocado salad with king prawns (v)

king prawns

A fresh, summery salad with Thai flavours to serve...

Griddled vegetables (V)

aubergine4

There are lots of different vegetables that are gr...

Wild boar ragu

wild boar meat

A wonderful, rich meat sauce to serve with pappard...

Gingerbread (V)

ginger

If you can get your hands on molasses (which I can...

Strawberry 'Cappuccino' (V)

bowlofstrawberries

Another recipe that comes from a previous guest of...

Chilli and bacon cornbread (v)

sweet corn

Attending the Berlin Cooking Club last Saturday in...

Chicken, corn and sweet potato hotpot

raw chicken

At the Berlin Cooking Club, I was also inspired by...

Tartes tatin with salt caramel and smoked almonds ...

apple01

I've been making tarte tatin for years, and then a...

Fennel soup with shrimp

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This is based on a recipe created by fellow supper...

Herbed salmon rotolo

Salmonfillets2

I love rotoli, they are the easiest way to make fr...

Celeriac ravioli (V)

celeriac

One of those wonderful recipes that is delicate an...

Asparagus icecream

asparagus

Like many savoury icecreams, this gets mixed react...