MY FIRST SHOW FOR SIMPLY GOOD FOOD TV

Jon’s First Show Here’s my first show for Simply Good Food TV, filmed in Cumbria on the shore of the stunning Bassenthwaite Lake If you enjoy it, you can download the app totally for free! Check out the links below See My new series Fish and Tips on Simply Good Food TV the new mobile…

MAKE THE PERFECT RUNNY YOLK SCOTCH EGGS 

Jon’s Perfect Scotch Eggs Try my recipe for the perfect runny yolk scotch eggs, fantastic for a starter or snack  You’ll never buy one again once you’ve made your own 

SCALLOPS WITH CHILLI, SPRING ONIONS AND CRISPY GARLIC 

This little recipe is fantastic for a quick supper, or if you’re having guests round, a brilliant starter, and it’ll get you to practice your scallop cooking skills  Serves 4 people  SHOPPING LIST  Splash of rapeseed oil  4 cloves of garlic finely sliced  12 large scallops ( with coral removed)  2 hot red Thai chilli…

MY FISH PIE 

Now! I’m always asked what is it I like to cook best? But strangely I’m never asked what I like to eat best!!? I’m assuming that it’s incase I invite myself round for tea!! People tend not to invite chefs around for a bite to eat! And yet any chef will tell you that they…

LOBSTER BISQUE 

This is a fantastically rich and luxurious soup, which I will very often use as a sauce for a variety of different dishes  This recipe will serve 4 people  SHOPPING LIST  1 Large lobster  Splash of rapeseed oil  1 onion finely chopped  2 carrots finely chopped  2 celery sticks finely chopped  1 fennel bulb finely…

MY CHICKEN LIVER AND BRANDY PARFAIT 

This recipe is one I’ve used for years, The pate is so smooth, fantastically rich and moorish, serve this with a good glass of red wine and some homemade bread! You are most certainly onto a great evening  My recipe will serve 8 people  SHOPPING LIST  500g of chicken livers  100ml Madeira  100ml port 1…

WHOLE DOVER SOLE WITH BROWN BUTTER 

Now I’m going to get into trouble I dare say, because I firmly believe that Dover Sole is just one of those fish that should be cooked and served on the bone! I just think the Dover sole served whole is perfection on the plate, yes of course I’ll trim it correctly, trimming the skirt…

MY SALMON EN CROUTE 

Now I’m the first to admit that the ingredients in this dish shouldn’t go together! But trust me when I tell you that this recipe is an absolute winner  I’m going to use salmon, currants and stem ginger and encase them in buttery puff pastry  This recipe would be a stunning alternative to turkey on…

GRILLED MACKEREL With RHUBARB 

I love mackerel, a much underrated fish I think, I guess people still have this thing about bones,  And the thing I also love is the combination of oily mackerel and tart fruit, be it gooseberries, or as I’m going to show you here, Rhubarb,  There’s something really satisfying about the sourness of the fruit…

Fantastic Crispy Beer Battered Fish 

Is there anything better than a fantastic piece of fresh fish encased in the ultimate crispy batter cooked till golden? I honestly believe fish and chips, if cooked correctly, is one of the best things in the world EVER! So! What’s the secret to a good batter? If I’m honest! I’m not sure, I think…