A day in The Life of a Leith’s Student

Taking the plunge and enrolling onto Leith’s School of Food and Wine at the start of this year, I was filled with a mix of both excitement and nerves. Their

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Oysters, The Food of The Gods!

It’s no coincidence Aphrodite, the revered Grecian goddess of love (none other than the one whose name we derive the word ‘aphrodisiac’) rose from the sea on an oyster shell

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Tomates Farcies with Salade Verte

Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking: 30 minutes Servings: 4 Ingredients 4 large tomatoes Stuffing Handful of parsley 500g-sausage meat (or sausages with meat squeezed out) 2 garlic cloves diced ½

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Thai Style Moules-Marinières with Chilli and Salade Verte

Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking: 10 mins Servings: 3 Ingredients Bag of mussels 1 clove Garlic 200ml Coconut milk 100ml dry white wine ½ stalk Lemongrass 15g ginger 1 Chilli

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Minty Lamb Bourguignon with peas

Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking: 1 hour Servings: 4 Ingredients 400g diced grass fed lamb 2 parsnips 1 carrot leftover celeriac 125ml red wine (a Bordeaux perfect but if not

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Buckwheat gluten-free Crêpes à la Maison

Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking: medium heat for a few minutes Servings: 4 Ingredients Batter 400g Buckwheat Flour Pinch of Salt 4 Eggs 1.2 litres milk 150g melted butter Bag

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Roasted Pumpkin with Goats Cheese Roulade and Parsley

Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking: 30minutes Servings: 4 Ingredients 1 medium sized squash/pumpkin 200g goats cheese 1 tbsp turmeric handful walnuts 1 tbsp honey handful parsley 1 tbsp coconut oil

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Bruschetta Española

Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking: 2 minutes to toast bread Servings: 1 Ingredients 4 medium vine ripened tomatoes (I recommend mix of market red & yellow ones, delish!) 2 slices

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Chia Seed Hazelnut Pudding

Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking: 20 minutes or overnight Servings: 12 portions Ingredients 800g – hazelnut milk (or coconut if you prefer) 160g – chia seeds 4 orange – juice

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Avocado and Tomato Purée with Salmon on Sourdough

Preparation time: 5 minutes Servings: 1 Ingredients 1 ripe avocado handful cherry tomatoes sprig of coriander or parsley 2 slices of smoked salmon 2 slices of sourdough bread 1 tbsp

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