The Ultimate Smoked Gravy



The Ultimate Smoked Gravy

If you don’t want to make turkey stock, use good-quality chicken stock instead. Adding cream helps make it velvety and mellows the flavour. INGREDIENTS 3½tbsp plain flour 50ml (2fl oz.) brandy 750ml (1¼ pint) hot turkey stock (freeze any extra stock) 250ml (9fl oz.) double cream 1tsp redcurrant jelly Original smoked salt to season METHOD […]

Smoked Garlic Chicken

Roasting the chicken whole means the oven does the hard work, and the lemon juice makes instant gravy at the end. INGREDIENTS 1 1.8kg (4lb) free-range chicken 25g (1oz) butter, softened 2tbsp smoked garlic oil 1 lemon, cut in half 1 small head of smoked garlic, cut in half horizontally Smoked garlic salt to season […]

Spicy Crab Salad

This delicious crab salad is a great seasonal starter. INGREDIENTS 1½ halved, deseeded and finely chopped red chillies the pared zest and juice of 2 limes 1tbsp each wholegrain mustard Smoked green peppercorns white wine vinegar runny honey 100ml (3½fl oz.) Original smoked oil 400g (14oz) white crabmeat 5 slices white sourdough bread 2 x […]

Smoky Chilli Con Carne

Making double quantities of chilli means you can serve half with rice today and freeze the rest for a chilli bake next week. INGREDIENTS 3tbsp smoked chilli oil 2 onions, finely chopped 2 large garlic cloves, crushed 2 red chillies, deseeded and finely chopped 900g (2lb) lean minced beef 11⁄2 level tsp. hot chilli powder […]

Strawberry and Smoked Pink Pepper Granita

Smoked Pink Pepper adds a spicy tang to this wonderfully refreshing dessert. INGREDIENTS 400g (14oz) strawberries, hulled 75g (3oz) golden caster sugar Juice of ½ lemon Freshly ground smoked pink pepper METHOD Whiz the strawberries to a purée in a food processor. Add the caster sugar, lemon juice, a good grinding of pink pepper and […]

Roasted Garlic and Almond Soup

Roasting smoked garlic adds a refined depth to this elegant soup. INGREDIENTS 1-2 bulbs of smoked garlic, depending on preferred strength 1 shallot 2tbsp smoked garlic oil, plus extra to drizzle 200g (7oz) flaked almonds 50g (9oz) bloomer loaf, cut into 2.5cm (1in) chunks 200ml (7fl oz.) whole milk 1 litre (1¾ pint) vegetable stock […]

Rosemary and Garlic Roast Potatoes

Flavoured by punchy herbs and smoked garlic, these potatoes are crisp perfection when cooked with our favourite magic ingredient, goose fat. INGREDIENTS 4tbsp goose fat 1.8kg (4lb) floury potatoes (preferably Maris Piper), cut into two or three large, even-sized chunks 4 smoked garlic cloves, unpeeled and left whole 3 large rosemary sprigs Smoked garlic salt […]

Chilli Pasta

A simple dish with a spicy kick. INGREDIENTS 350g (12oz) spaghetti 1tbsp smoked chilli oil 2 garlic cloves 1 red chilli 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes with herbs 20g packet fresh basil 50g (2oz) pitted black olives METHOD Cook the spaghetti in a large pan of boiling, salted water, according to packet instructions. Drain […]

Quick Steak Supper

There’s nothing quite like a steak sandwich – this extra smoky version has mushrooms, onions and mustard. INGREDIENTS 2 sirloin steaks 1tsp smoked peppercorn oil North Shields smoked cracked pepper salt to serve 4 large sliced mushrooms 1 red onion 1tbsp Dijon mustard 25g (1oz) butter 2 ciabattas Green salad to serve   METHOD Heat […]

Peppered Jersey Royals

Jersey Royals These tasty boiled potatoes take minimal time and effort to make. INGREDIENTS 700g (1½lb) Jersey Royal potatoes, scrubbed Small knob of butter Ground smoked black pepper METHOD Put the potatoes in a large pan of cold, salted water. Cover and bring to the boil, then bubble gently, half covered, for 15-20min or until […]