Split Pea, Corn & Kumara Soup

Print Split Pea, Corn & Kumara Soup Carrying on the winter-warming theme this soup is ideal to serve for lunch or an evening meal on a cold day. Serve it in front of the fire with hot crusty bread, which is also perfect for cleaning the plate with afterwards. This soup is one of our […]

July 12 newsletter

welcomeDespite it being mid-winter the cafe has remained busy with lots of people coming through to enjoy some of the heart-warming dishes on the menu. And it’s hard to beat wrapping your cold hands around a steaming cup of coffee while the rain beats down outside.  We didn’t get a huge response to our request […]

Our Hollandaise

  As seen in the Morrison Street Cafe At Home Cookbook & Food Diary   This rich, creamy sauce makes everything taste so good. It goes really well with our Eggs Benedict and the Bacon & Eggs, but also does fabulous things to the Smoked Fish Kedgeree 250gm melted butter 3 egg yolks 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 […]

Chicken & Cashew Nut Bites

These yummy Thai-style bites comeon the menu from time to time. They are wheat, gluten and dairy free and are medium-spiced; we serve them with a coconut-lime dipping sauce.   500 gm skinless chicken breast – cut in small pieces 200 gm roasted cashew nuts 2 cm grated fresh ginger 3 spring onions – chopped roughly […]

Roasted Winter Vegetable Soup

Here’s a lovely warming meal for those cold evenings. It serves eight people and is wheat, gluten and dairy free.   1/4 medium pumpkin – peeled, deseeded 2 medium kumara – peeled 2 large carrots, peeled 2 medium parsnips, peeled Cut all the above into 5cm chunks 2 medium red onions – peeled, diced roughly 5 […]

Chicken, Ginger & Lemongrass Salad

Print Chicken, Ginger & Lemongrass Salad Carrying on the Asian theme, this refreshing salad is a nice option for a sunny winter’s day. It’s wheat, gluten and dairy free and is highlighted with piquant Thai flavours like lemongrass, chilli, coriander, mint and lime juice.This recipe feeds 4 – 5 people.Ingredients2 cups cooked chicken – shredded 2 red […]

Cherry, Raspberry & Coconut Slice

    This sweet fruity slice has been really popular since it came on the menu. The recipe fills one swiss roll tin and cuts to 12 – 15 slices. It’s also wheat and gluten free. It’s a 3-step process with a soft base, spread with the fruit, then covered with a soft macaroon-style topping   Base: […]

Tomato, Bean & Barley Soup

    Here’s a warming soup to finish the winter off with. It is vegetarian, and wheat and dairy free, so there won’t be many out there who can’t eat it. And it makes a nice safe option if you’re feeding a group of people on a cold evening.   1 white onion – roughly chopped […]