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August 2015

Leftover Salmon Trimmings

Once in a while when curing salmon fillets for canapes, as you do, we’re left with trimmings and a predicament. What do do? One answer is simple and delicious. With the trimmings, combine 6 tablespoons of Mirin, 9 of Soy Sauce and 3 of Honey along with a handful of Star Anise. Slosh over the salmon and let marinade for 1 hour or so. Get the oven nice and hot, …Read More

The Importance of Being In Earnest

The sun is shining, birds are singing, staff members are wearing shorts and ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ is selling well. Happy days here in Smock Towers and many thanks to all who have come to see the show. If you are coming to see it, why not try our new summer smocktail- ‘In Earnest’. Ah do! 1 shot of Pear Vodka, 1 shot of St Germain Elderflower Liqueur, 1 …Read More

The Importance of….Wilde

“A flower blossoms for its own joy.” Our Summer Programme has finally kicked off with ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ opening Tuesday 4th August. Green carnations and roses were flying about with Wilde abandon. “Alcohol, taken in sufficient quantities, may produce all the effects of drunkenness.” Along with the green carnations we are doing our Wildean Smocktail, In Earnest, containing Pear Grey Goose Vodka, St Germain Elderflower Liquer and homemade …Read More