The Castle Kitchen https://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk Chef Liam Finnegan Mon, 11 May 2020 12:41:22 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.4 102772315 The Ultimate King Alfred Burnt Cake Recipe https://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/the-ultimate-king-alfred-burnt-cake-recipe/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-ultimate-king-alfred-burnt-cake-recipe Mon, 11 May 2020 12:41:22 +0000 http://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/?p=6508 Since lockdown, a lot of us have become keen bakers. Below is a step-by-step guide to make the ultimate King Alfred burnt cake. We use this sponge recipe at The Castle and, with

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April in the Castle Kitchen https://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/april-in-the-castle-kitchen/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=april-in-the-castle-kitchen Sat, 06 Apr 2019 14:28:17 +0000 http://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/?p=4890 I’ve been off for the last few weeks trying my hand at building as we recently bought our first house. And there turned out to be a “little bit” more

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February is nearly gone… https://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/february-is-nearly-gone/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=february-is-nearly-gone https://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/february-is-nearly-gone/#respond Tue, 26 Feb 2019 10:45:57 +0000 http://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/?p=4541 February’s weather brought back memories of last year’s “beast from the East”. It was great to play in the snow and build snowmen/women in the Castle gardens. Unfortunately, it delayed

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Our Tried and Tested Baked Egg Custard Tart https://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/our-tried-and-tested-baked-egg-custard-tart/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=our-tried-and-tested-baked-egg-custard-tart Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:43:00 +0000 http://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/?p=4479 This is our tried and tested Baked Egg Custard Tart. It’s great for entertaining and for dinner parties as all you have to do is portion it and scoop the

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Liam’s Top 9 Food Trends for 2019 https://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/liams-top-9-food-trends-for-2019/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=liams-top-9-food-trends-for-2019 https://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/liams-top-9-food-trends-for-2019/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:17:56 +0000 http://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/?p=4161 Food Trends So on to a new year and we’re already looking to food trends on 2019. I find that “new trends” are often dictated by a combination of the

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January in the Castle Kitchen https://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/january-in-the-castle-kitchen/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=january-in-the-castle-kitchen https://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/january-in-the-castle-kitchen/#respond Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:52:37 +0000 http://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/?p=4116 January in the Castle kitchen is a good month as things slow down after the busy Christmas period, we get a bit of time off to chill out and work

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Sea Bass Tartare with Lime, Sesame, Coriander and Curry Mayonnaise https://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/sea-bass-tartare-with-lime-sesame-coriander-and-curry-mayonnaise/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=sea-bass-tartare-with-lime-sesame-coriander-and-curry-mayonnaise https://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/sea-bass-tartare-with-lime-sesame-coriander-and-curry-mayonnaise/#respond Wed, 19 Dec 2018 12:06:00 +0000 http://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/?p=3828 I know this seems a little random to be having around Christmas but with heavy eating and slightly above average alcohol consumption this is an excellent, simple dish to get

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December in the Castle Kitchen – It’s Game Time! https://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/december-in-the-castle-kitchen-its-game-time/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=december-in-the-castle-kitchen-its-game-time https://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/december-in-the-castle-kitchen-its-game-time/#respond Sat, 01 Dec 2018 10:41:00 +0000 http://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/?p=3683 December has arrived in earnest, office parties, roast turkey, sprouts, mince pies, crackers and the odd sherry. Always a fun time of year in the restaurant and a time of

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The Ultimate Chocolate Mousse with Mulled Winter Berries and Brandy Snaps https://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/the-ultimate-chocolate-mousse-with-mulled-winter-berries-and-brandy-snaps/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-ultimate-chocolate-mousse-with-mulled-winter-berries-and-brandy-snaps https://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/the-ultimate-chocolate-mousse-with-mulled-winter-berries-and-brandy-snaps/#respond Mon, 26 Nov 2018 16:07:00 +0000 http://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/?p=3642 This is our tried and tested chocolate mousse recipe. It’s so beautiful and really light. I know the Italian meringue is a bit of work, but the extra work makes

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Painted Wolf Staff Wine Tasting https://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/painted-wolf-staff-wine-tasting/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=painted-wolf-staff-wine-tasting https://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/painted-wolf-staff-wine-tasting/#respond Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:46:42 +0000 http://www.thecastlekitchen.co.uk/?p=3528 On Friday the 12th October we had the great pleasure of hosting the amazing Jeremy Borg of Painted Wolf Wines from South Africa. He came in to us for a

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