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: Roast Salmon With Smacked Cucumber

Smacked cucumber is a brilliant technique for dealing with the rather temperamental cucumber.

Stephen Jackson: Spiced Beef With Winter Slaw

After the excesses of the holidays, it is nice to calm things down, food-wise, and let the body recover with some good, healthy-minded cooking

Stephen Jackson: Passionfruit & Lime Drizzle Cake

Let's all raise a little passion amidst the gloom

Stephen Jackson: Smoked Salmon & Blini Gateau

If you have a pack or two of smoked salmon left after the festivities let's use it up by cooking one of my favourite little pancakes, the blini.

Stephen Jackson's Rösti-Topped Turkey, Chestnut & Cranberry Pie

Christmas dinner leftovers heaven! Rosti-topped turkey, chestnut and cranberry pie

Let Stephen Jackson, owner and chef of T&Cake cafe in Almondbury, show you how to make this fantastic festive treat

Stephen Jackson: Christmas Pudding Bombe

This recipe takes our standard Xmas pud and turns it into a frozen delight, a bombe

Stephen Jackson: Bacon, Bourbon & Butterscotch Mince Pies (Makes 24)

This week we begin a few recipes aimed at Christmas entertaining, and we start with the classic mince pie, or rather an exciting twist

Stephen Jackson's Duck a l'orange

The best Duck à l’orange ever? Try chef Stephen Jackson's version with rosemary pommes Anna

It’s an often well-remembered dish, despite being one that many unscrupulous chefs would knock up in the most cack-handed fashion using little more than a bottle of Britvic and a splash of demi-glace sauce

Stephen Jackson: Watalappan

Why not have a go at this wonderfully-named Sri Lankan sweet?

Stephen Jackson: Crunchy Oatmeal Squid and Mustard-Seed Potato Salad

This week we're making a delightful savoury seafood dish, combining crunchy-fried squid with a tangy, tasty potato salad.

Stephen Jackson: Ecclefechan Tart

Just after Gretna you'll see a road sign for a town with one of the most delightful names in the entire road atlas; Ecclefechan.

Stephen Jackson's recipe: Fig brulee with fig roll & honey roast figs

This week, we fly down across Europe to the warmer climes of Turkey and the Middle East

Stephen Jackson: Potato Knödel With Bavarian Pork and Cabbage

This week we're taking a trip to Germany

Stephen Jackson: Quince stuffed Camembert en croute

This week we're making use of one of the fruits that's absolutely bang in season at the moment, the quince

Stephen Jackson: Chicken Tikka Lasagne

We should be allowed to be a little playful at times

Stephen Jackson's Vanilla Custard with Damson-Apple Compote & Cobnut Crumble

Stephen Jackson's recipe for Vanilla Custard with Damson-Apple Compote and Cobnut Crumble

The important thing is to get out there and forage, especially at this bountiful time of the year.

Stephen Jackson recipe: Flowing Peanut Puddings

It's round about now that I start thinking about baked puddings and pies

Stephen Jackson's Aillade with music bread

Forger Walnut Whip, it's walnut dip - Aillade and music bread recipe

T&Cake Cafe co-owner and chef Stephen Jackson creates an unusual French favourite

Stephen Jackson recipe for shamouti cake

It certainly feels like baking weather – nowhere nicer to be than in a warm kitchen filled with the scent of cake when it’s damp and miserable outside

Stephen Jackson's artichoke, olive & three-cheese calzone

Stephen Jackson's recipe for artichoke, olive and three-cheese calzone

Stephen is co-owner and chef at T&Cake Cafe, Almondbury


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