Get some inspiration for your kitchen with Mike’s personal recipes.


lemon drizzle

Lemon drizzle loaf serves 8 ingredients 250ml double cream 225g caster sugar 225g organic self raising flour ( I use duchy) 4 medium eggs 1 large lemon 50g icing sugar METHOD Start by beating the cream in the food mixer with the...

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mini english muffins

Ingredients 300g of '00' flour 6g yeast 6g malden sea salt 15g caster sugar 15g soft butter 1 egg 170ml milk Rapeseed oil 15g semolina Method Place all of the ingredients in your mixing bowl making sure you keep the salt and the...

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Party for 14

For a recent house warming party we served a hot menu which consisted of midi beef burgers and mushroom burgers. Nduja sausage roll, pork, fennel and chorizo brochettes with chilli jam and soured cream plus a Greek salad and celeriac remoulade to name a few. Served as...

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Free nibbles for local school.

I’ve been asked to provide a local school in a not so well off area with free nibbles for their maths event. I’m going to make pastry number shape straws with cheese, tomato and onion flavours and some cheese numbers... hmmm, and what ever else I think of. It’s a good...

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Spiritual Warrior weekend

This month I’ve been back to stockbatch barn in Shrewsbury to prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner for the clients of SW enjoying their weekend of yoga, treatments and general chilling! I really look forward to this event, it’s the most relaxing work I do during the...

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Celeriac remoulade

A great side dish to serve with the pork belly, fennel and chorizo brochettes. 500g of celeriac peeled 2 large gherkins Tbsp of capers Grate these ingredients and squeeze half a lemon all over, roughly chop a good bunch of Italian flat leaf parsley and toss together...

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Strawberries and Cream

A quickie here. You can either use Peters Yard ring crisp beads or make your own rings using puff pastry and pastry cutters. Serves 4 Start with 400g of strawberries 50g of organic coconut sugar handful of fresh basil trim the strawberries and cut into quarters,...

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Funeral wake catering

We recently catered for a funeral wake at a clients home. We set up in their kitchen and got ready for the return of everyone to serve coffee and tea, wines and beer supplied by the client and served by us. We also had a great variety of crostini, crisps and roasted...

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Tapas Night

Our fortnightly tapas night is approaching, this Friday 4th May 2018. We take over the Lime Tree coffee house in Tettenhall Village, Wolverhampton once every 2 weeks to serve a tapas style menu. We have recently changed the format of how we serve the menu to a sharing...

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Crew catering

Recently we were at the RSPCA in Birmingham to provide breakfast and lunch to the film crew and cast working on their next advert for TV. For 8am we had filter coffee brewed, smoked salmon and cream cheese bagels stacked, melon wedges sliced, muffins etc.. out ready...

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Dining in the Dark

At one of our recent events we provided a 2 course hot lunch with elderflower presse and mineral water for the Directors of David Wilson Homes and representatives from the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association. The diners had to eat lunch...

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