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TAPAS: New ideas

WE all love tapas and at The Little Geranium we have a fantastic artistic style tapas menu (lunch only) and it’s very popular with...

Recipes: Bacon-wrapped dates stuffed with manchego cheese

WHO can resist Spain’s famous Manchego cheese wrapped in Englands favourite "bacon" combined with the sweetness of a beautiful fig! Traditionally a Spanish tapas menu item....
RTN RECIPES - SPANISH ROAST LAMB

RTN Recipes – Traditional Spanish Christmas

Spanish Roast Lamb (Cordero Asado) Ingredients 1/2 suckling Lamb (or large leg of lamb) approximately 9-11 lbs, 6 oz lard, melted (substitute olive oil if desired),...

Masterchef Steven Saunders shares his 12 Top Tips for a perfect New Year’s Eve...

By Steven Saunders FMCGB, The Little Geranium LET’S be honest New Year’s Eve is usually a bit of an anti-climax and that’s because of so much...
Baked Dorada (Bream) with Lemon and Herbs

Baked Dorada (Bream) with Lemon and Herbs

Ingredients 2 doradas that have been cleaned and prepared for baking (ask your fishmonger to do this), 1 lemon, 1 fish stock cube, ¼ cup dry white wine, ¼ cup...
Tartiflette

Tartiflette

Ingredients 2lb 4oz Charlotte potatoes, peeled, 8oz bacon lardons, 2 shallots, 1 garlic clove, 3½fl oz white wine, 7fl oz double cream, sea salt and...
Beef and ale stew with horseradish dumplings

Beef and ale stew with horseradish dumplings

Ingredients 2–3 tbsp light olive oil, 2lb 4oz braising beef, cut into cubes, 9oz shallots or silverskin pickling onions, halved, 2 carrots, thinly sliced, 7oz button mushrooms, left...
I´m Dreaming of a White Chocolate Christmas

I´m dreaming of a white chocolate Christmas!

This week Master and Celebrity Chef Steven Saunders, proprietor of  The Little Geranium Restaurant in La Cala and star of BBC TV´s Ready Steady...
Christmas tree garlic bread

Christmas tree garlic bread

EACH piece of this pull-apart bread has a melted mozzarella centre. Brushed with garlic butter and served with a tomato dipping sauce, this will...
Sticky port gravy

Sticky port gravy

THIS full-flavoured, festive gravy can be made in advance - the soy sauce and dried mushrooms add a deep hit of 'umami', or savouriness,...
A TRADITIONAL VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS DINNER - NESSELRODE PUDDING

A traditional Victorian Christmas dinner… and how to make it

RAW OYSTERS Halve blue-point oysters; serve upon the half shell, the shells being laid upon oyster plates filled with cracked ice; six oysters and...
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What do I do with all these left overs? – Steven Saunders

Ten Top Tips from a Master Chef on Christmas leftovers LAST week I covered the Top 10 best tips for cooking turkey. I made a point...
Bing Fuengirola for Xmas and the New Year

Bing Fuengirola for Christmas and the New Year

BING the Asian Fusion Bar and Restaurant in Fuengirola offers a delectable range of oriental cuisine which samples the best of Thailand and China. At...
Caramel chocolate log

RTN Recipe: Christmas caramel chocolate log

THIS fabulous gluten-free cake has a festive spiced cream and dulce de leche filling - drizzle with white chocolate for an extra-special end to...
Bread and butter panettone pudding tart

RTN Recipe: Bread and butter panettone pudding tart

PREP: 10 MINS COOK: 1 HOURS SERVES:12 Ingredients 125 g unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing 4 tablespoons demerara sugar 750 g plain panettone 1 vanilla pod 300 ml double cream 300 ml...
Roasted cauliflower and aubergine Christmas curry

RTN Recipe: Roasted cauliflower and aubergine Christmas curry

COOK: 2 HOURS 10 MINS SERVES:6 Ingredients 1 1/2 teaspoons fennel seeds 1 1/2 teaspoons coriander seeds 1 teaspoon chilli flakes 1 medium cauliflower Groundnut oil 15cm piece of ginger 9 cloves of...
Sweet potato and kale crisps

RTN Recipe: Sweet potato and kale crisps with garlicky dip

BAKE up some bulk batches of these super easy sweet potato crisps for party goers to nibble on and pair with our addictive and...
Christmas chutneys

RTN Recipe: Christmas chutneys

CHUTNEYS are fantastic presents because they really improve with age and go brilliantly with Christmas cheeses and cold meats. Apple and cranberry chutney Ingredients 1kg cooking apples,...
How to Cook the perfect turkey on Christmas Day

How to cook the perfect turkey on Christmas Day

IN the 40 years or so that I have been cooking I have seen hundreds of different ways of getting that Christmas bird to...
Mince pie baklava

RTN Recipe: Mince pie baklava

WHEN a mince pie meets baklava, it’s a match made in Christmas heaven. Serve warm with ice cream for dessert, or cut into smaller...
Lemon Posset A fantastic Christmas Pudding alternative by Steven Saunders

Lemon Posset … A fantastic Christmas pudding alternative!

A FEW weeks ago I gave you my mother’s Christmas pudding recipe which is undoubtedly one of, if not the best recipes praised by...
Spiced Mexican hot chocolate

Spiced Mexican hot chocolate

SPICE up this sweet winter treat with cinnamon sticks and a splash of bourbon. SERVES: 8-10 Ingredients 4 cups whole milk 2 cups half-and-half 1/2 cup dulce de leche 2...

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