Bitter Leaf + Buttermilk Salad

Serve this salad for jaded winter palates when the delicate bitter lettuces are at their best. Try and track down the Castelfranco variety (pictured) if you can - it’s speckled with pink and has a less intense flavour than purple radicchio. But any bitter lettuce will...

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Smoked Water Pretzels

These take a little effort but are well worth it. Savoury and moreish, the smoked water adds something special. Delicious with butter, hard cheeses and all kinds of cured meats and pickles. Best eaten on the day you make them. 500g strong white bread flour10g Pure Sea...

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Sea Salted Date Truffles

These date “truffles" are given their texture and sweetness from rich, caramel-flavoured Medjool dates which are softer and chewier than standard varieties. With only four ingredients, they’re also much simpler to make than traditional chocolate truffles. Wrap in...

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Anja Dunk’s Caraway Roast Pork

Anyone lucky enough to have eaten at an event Anja has cooked at will know how good this new book, Strudel, Noodles and Dumplings, is going to be. Anja's book is a long-awaited revival of an underserved national cuisine, proving that there is more to German food...

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Easy Smoked Water Herbed Flatbreads

These flatbreads take on a real savoury edge from the smoked water. The charred flavour goes beautifully alongside everything from falafel to roast lamb, halloumi to hummus, simple tomato salad to traditional burgers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZBHii2_0Hg MAKES...

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Sea Salted Butterscotch Pudding

At this year's Royal Welsh show, amongst the prize winning pigs and outstandingly delicious offerings, we bumped into Mikey Bell, who runs a food blog. He writes simple but delicious recipes and has very kindly agreed to share this nostalgic dessert on our blog. For...

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Summer Tomato Smoked Panzanella

The classic Tuscan bread salad gets a makeover here with a tablespoon of our Smoked Water marinading the tomatoes for a subtle smoky note. A simple and delicious way to make the most of British tomato season.   https://youtu.be/Eabj1voo730 SERVES 4 3 slices of...

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La Grotta’s Sea salt, Rosemary + Pine Nut Ice Cream

Was there ever a more well-timed book release than this, a book celebrating seasonal ice cream, in the middle of the hottest summer we've had in years? La Grotta Ices is a beautiful book for the serious ice cream lovers amongst us. In this recipe, liberally salted...

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