Natchitoches Meat Pies

Meat Pie Filling: 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 1 pound ground beef 8 ounces ground pork 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 2 green onions, chopped 1/2 medium bell pepper, chopped 2 ribs celery, chopped 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 tablespoons chopped garlic (4 to 6 cloves) 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1 …

Roast Tomato Soup

INGREDIENTS 1 kg ripe tomatoes, sliced 2 tbsp red wine vinegar, sherry vinegar or balsamic vinegar 8 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp caster sugar 4 sprig thyme 2 sprigs marjoram stalks and leaves of 3 sprigs basil black pepper METHOD 1. Mix all the ingredients in a wide, shallow, ovenproof dish. Leave to marinate for up to 24 …

Wild mushrooms and brie on toast

  Ingredients 50g (2oz) blanched hazelnuts 25g (1oz) unsalted butter 15ml (1tbsp) olive oil 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 400g (13oz) girolle mushrooms, brushed clean 2tbsp chopped parsley, plus extra 4 thick slices sourdough bread 150g (5oz) Brie, sliced thinly watercress leaves, to serve Toast the hazelnuts in a dry frying pan, shaking, until golden all over. Cool, then roughly …