Amidst all the indulgence of the Festive season why not make this hearty and healthy Vegetarian stew for dinner one night or why not double it to have some leftovers when you have eaten your fill of turkey!  Vegetable and Chestnut Stew Sam Carelli Serves 4 as a main course or 6 as a light […]

Serves 5 Ingredients 100gr cooking chorizo – diced 125gr chicken thighs – diced 2 onions – diced 6 cloves garlic – finely diced 6 bay leaves 3 stalks celery – diced 600gr potatoes – cubed 1 green pepper – cubed 1/2 tsp hot paprika or regular paprika 1/2 tsp of chilli powder 1 tin 400gr […]

An easy and delicious summer sandwich to make and enjoy on a sunny British day. Serves 2 Ingredients 1/2 Red pepper 1 Courgette 1/2 Red Onion 1/3 Aubergine Splash olive oil 1 Bath Soft Brie ( or alternative soft cow’s cheese) Crunchy french baguette Fresh rocket leaves Seasoning optional – butter Method Pre-heat your oven […]

British Cheese week is arriving in a few weeks and we are pretty excited. We will be showcasing a different British cheese and chutney each day of cheese week for you to try, will have a special “Love British Cheese” platter on our cafe menus and be serving three British cheese inspired sandwich specials all […]

spring soup at Mimosa

Purple broccoli, watercress & chorizo soup A spring soup to delight… Serves 4 as a starter Ingredients 3 onions, sliced 1 garlic clove, crushed 6 tbsp olive oil A pinch of smoked paprika 500g purple sprouting broccoli, roughly chopped 1 litre fresh chicken stock. A good handful of watercress A squeeze of lemon juice, 40g […]

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British Beef Week 2015 British beef week is the week starting the 27th April and as usual we have some delightfully tasty specials for you all. Using British beef we will be cooking and preparing a selection of British and also world inspired recipes including: Steak and Ale Pie Spicy Thai beef salad Beef and […]

BoChic Wedding and Event Planner Mimosa post We met Ela at the Curious Parties Wedding Fair that we took part in on the first weekend of March. Read all about our weekend at the fair here. Ela writes a blog post about eclectic and unusual weddings and wedding suppliers and is an aspiring wedding and […]


Ingredients 2 ripe passionfruit 50gr dark chocolate 50gr milk chocolate 50ml double cream 25gr butter 15gr light brown sugar 15gr cocoa powder Method Cut the passionfruit and push the juice out through a sieve until you have around 1 tablespoon Chop the dark and milk chocolate into small chunks and place in a metal bowl […]