Stephen Jackson of T & Cake in Almondbury

Stephen Jackson

Recipes from our food writer Stephen Jackson successfully ran The Weaver's Shed restaurant in Golcar until opening T & Cake in Almondbury

Stephen Jackson's sourdough chocolate cake

This week Stephen shares a new recipe for a cake that's "full of flavours and textures, and deeply satisfying"

Stephen Jackson: Steak Chili Soup, Cornbread & Burnt Tomato Butter

The slow-cooking process really gets the maximum flavour out of\nthe tastiest cuts of meat and helps relax the tougher parts into melting tenderness.

Stephen Jackson: Pear & Blackberry Croustade with Clotted Cream

You know me by now, I can't resist a quick forage, so when I saw a bounteous crop of\nbeautiful-looking bramble-berries I had to liberate them

Stephen Jackson's Smoked Haddock Scotch Eggs with Coronation Slaw

Smoked haddock scotch eggs with coronation slaw: Stephen Jackson's recipe

The scotch egg is making somewhat of a resurgence these days, with many gastro pubs and bistros providing lovely fresh versions, as the welcome revival of classic British dishes continues, says the T&Cake chef

Stephen Jackson's Apricot Cobbler With Tom and Jerry Custard

Apricot Cobbler with Tom & Jerry Custard: Recipe by Stephen Jackson

The cobbler is a dessert most associated with the southern states of the United States, but its origins lie in the first British settlers in the north-east and Canada

Stephen Jackson: Blackened Fish With Dirty Green Rice

This week's recipe, a classic combination of spicy fish and Creole rice

Stephen Jackson recipe: Manchester Tart

I always wonder how Manchester Tart came to be, given its topping of coconut; there aren't many coconut palms in Whalley Range, after all.

Stephen Jackson: Spiced Potato & Cauliflower Latkes With Tomato Chutney & Cucumber Salad

Latkes are one of the world's very oldest culinary creations, originating in Biblical times as small discs of fried dough.

Stephen Jackson's Eton Mess Blackcurrent Bombe

As I mentioned last week, today we’re making use of my very favourite fruit in the world, the blackcurrant

Stephen Jackson: Deep-Fried Goat's Cheese With Cherries and Almonds

This is a great recipe if you have a cherry tree in your garden, because we're ideally after a slightly tart cherry

Stephen Jackson: Tataki Of Tuna With Sesame And Miso

The Japanese have elevated the appreciation of food into an art\nform

Stephen Jackson: Banana Caramel Cake

When I thought of cake I jumped upon the idea of that classic combination of banana and toffee

Stephen Jackson: Strawberry Trifle

As you might imagine, my version is a slight re-imagining of the traditional recipe, but still ticks all those familiar boxes

The police car on its roof, and Gregory Mark Day

Watch: Shocking footage of the moment police car is flipped in high speed M1 motorway chase

Horrified colleagues in another police car behind captured the car flipping into the air and spinning over

Gregory Day - jailed after M1 car chase

Stephen Jackson: Asparagus Hummus with grilled Pita Bread

I'm on a bit of a Levant kick at the moment. The food of Greece, Lebanon, Palestine and Israel is perfect for summery eating.

Stephen Jackson: Belgian biscuits

I fancied a little crunchy, cereally nibble one day so to satisfy the craving I was going to have to roll the sleeves up, and get baking.

Stephen Jackson: Choux Buns with Roasted Apricots and Vanilla

I noticed this week that the first apricots of the year are coming into season. This filled me with pleasure

Stephen Jackson's Spring Lamb With Petits-Pois À La Française & Jersey Royals

At this time of year, you can't get better than the first joints of spring lamb and the Jersey Royal potato.


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