CHICKEN MADRAS - for cosy nights in
A hot, savoury, tangy, smooth, tomato-based curry that’s a firm favourite. This recipe recreates a typical Madras you would eat in a good Indian restaurant.
Despite having relatively few ingredients, when cooked correctly it will have amazing flavour layers.
Prepare the base sauce (aka base...
by James Rayner, author of 'Isle of Wight Historic Food'
Based on a recipe of 1845.
300g strong white bread flour
150 - 175ml whole milk
50g unsalted butter, cubed
50g fine brown sugar or light muscovado, sieved
7g sachet of instant yeast
2 tsp. allspice
1⁄4 tsp. cinnamon
a pinch of ground cloves
a pinch of...
By Evelyn Joyce, Balance + Glo
For me, the change from summer to autumn is synonymous with British hedgerows full of plump blackberries just waiting to be foraged. There is something quite satisfying about searching out the best of the crop and returning from a walk armed with Tupperware full...
The team at Isle of Wight Distillery, home of Mermaid Gin, has just launched its first-ever ready mixed Mermaid & Tonic – a blend of its signature award-winning gin paired with Indian light tonic.
The can is printed and plastic-free, plus 100% recyclable. Orders are despatched in plastic-free packaging, while the...
On Friday 16th July, Style of Wight enjoyed a magical evening of live acoustic music from bestselling singer/songwriter recording artist Katie Melua in the beautiful natural woodland setting of Robin Hill Country Park. A new event concept for 2021, The Woodland Sessions also welcomed well-known TV comedy star Tom...
Caffè Isola’s Viviana Burgess shares the secret to her classic Sicilian Christmas Polenta Cake
225 g butter
225 g sugar
125 g polenta
125 g ground almonds
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp mixed spices
50 g mixed peel
150 g mixed dried fruit (this can be mixed according to taste from a selection of sultanas,...
Isle of Wight Meat Co. share their classic choice for a festive feast.
2 kg cured boneless gammon ham (£12.50 per kilo from Isle of Wight Meat Co.)
1 onion, quartered
2 carrots, chopped
1 celery stick, chopped
1 tbsp black peppercorns
1 tsp coriander seeds
1 tsp fennel seeds
Handful of cloves (to stud the fat)
The expert butchers at Farmer Jacks share their show-stopping Christmas recipe.
500 g beef tenderloin fillet (from £27.00 per kilo at Farmer Jacks)
Salt and pepper
Extra virgin olive oil
500 g mushrooms
4 thing slices Parma Ham
2 tbsp English mustard
250 g puff pastry
2 egg yolks, beaten
Season the fillet generously with salt and pepper.Heat...