Category: Recipe of the month

Maqluba

INGREDIENTS 3 kilo lamb shoulder on the bone 6 aubergines 2 x large Spanish onions 5 cups basmati rice 6 cloves of garlic (peeled) Middle Eastern 7 spice mix Cinnamon Salt and pepper Cardamom 2 x bay leaves Tumeric TO SERVE Sprinkle liberally with almonds Wedges of lemons Greek yoghurt Cucumber METHOD Place the lamb… Read more »

Recipe of the month – Fait Maison Hot Chocolate

The ultimate in soothing hot drinks has got to be a smooth, silky hot chocolate. It warms the cockles of one’s soul, and has the magic ability to make everything better, if only for the moment. Now, we’re not in the habit of giving away our secrets to making you feel good, but we think… Read more »

Recipe of the month – Roast Butternut Squash

As September comes along, so does the autumnal months, right along with a set of new seasonal fruits and vegetables. But we’re in no hurry to say goodbye to the summer, so whilst we’re changing up the menus again, our autumn recipe of the month still retains that bright, summer spice along with a deliciously… Read more »

Recipe of the month – Summer Slaw

It’s a safe assumption to say that come summer time and the sun actually appears, salads play a fairly large role in our eating habits – that and a lot of barbecued meat. And at the peak of the season, it seemed the perfect time to bring out a new dish of ours that’s making… Read more »

Recipe of the month – Pea and mint croquette

Our head chef is putting together a new summer menu, but here’s a sneak peak recipe of one of the items that’s a strong contender for the end of July. It’s a classic combination of green peas and fresh mint in a deliciously light, fresh croquette, served with a delicate mint yoghurt. Makes 12 Ingredients… Read more »

Recipe of the month – Summer salmon with a miso dressing

Here at Fait Maison, we do our best to keep as seasonal as possible, but also recently realised that our salmon dish needed a serious revamp. Now, whilst salmon is not particularly seasonal to June, it is available quite easily throughout most of the year and makes a great alternative to a salad that is… Read more »

Recipe of the month: Curly Kale and Celeriac

Curly kale and cerleriac has been one of this month’s favourites here at Fait Maison, and certainly turned a few heads with both the staff and our customers. As one of the most nutritionally rich vegetables grown in Britain, curly kale has a rather earthy flavour that works exceptionally well with roasted celeriac, and provides… Read more »