! Nicole Jessop, Author at Create

Caramelised Bananas on Chocolate Espresso Waffles

International Waffle Day is around the corner so here’s a mouth watering recipe for you to get your teeth into! WAFFLES INSTRUCTIONS 1. Place all the ingredients into a blender and blend on high for 30-40 seconds, until completely smooth. 2. Preheat your waffle maker then lightly grease with coconut oil. 3. Scoop a heaping 1/2 cup of batter into … Continued

St Patrick’s day – Shepard’s pie

Shepard’s Pie was first documented in 1854 and is often confused with Cottage pie which was first recorded in 1791. The confusion stems from which filling is correct; Shepherd’s Pie uses minced lamb or mutton meat, whereas Cottage Pie uses minced beef. Sir Walter Raleigh introduced potato farming to Ireland around 1589, transforming the vegetable … Continued

St Patrick’s day recipe: Irish Soda Bread

Ireland is famous for many things but when it comes to food the potato, shepherds pie and Irish soda bread are typically mentioned!Contrary to popular belief soda bread was not invented by the Irish. American Indians were first documented with the creation of this bread only later to be replicated in Ireland around the 1840s, … Continued

Venue Lab welcomes back Thirty Eight Grosvenor Square to their portfolio

After a successful 18 months meanwhile use, Venue Lab is thrilled to announce thatThirty Eight Grosvenor Square is immediately available again to hire. Venue Lab has beenappointed by Grosvenor Estates to exclusively manage and deliver events at this stunningGrade II listed Georgian building, which has quickly established itself as London’s leadingtownhouse venue.Formerly the home of … Continued

Introducing Create Food Spring Summer 2020 Menus

This season, Create’s creative kitchen team introduce three fresh new menus which feature some of Britain’s best seasonal produce! The menu highlights include:CANAPE MENU  Yuzu and Ginger Tiger Prawn TempuraWasabi mayonnaise, pink ginger Pulled Pork BeignetPeach chutney, chives, crackling Rosary Ash Goat Cheese SouffléPickled peach chutney, rock chives (v)  SIT DOWN MENU Spiced tunaQuail’s egg, slow roast cherry tomato, green … Continued

RHS X Create Food Valentines

We’ve been featured in Royal Horticultural Halls February newsletter! If you haven’t received it and need a recipe for valentines evening, our Lobster Mac n Gruyere Cheese recipe is a great choice! Discover the Royal Horticultural Halls INGREDIENTS• 1 lb cavatappi or cellentani macaroni• 8 tbsp (1 stick) unsalted butter, divided• ½ cup all-purpose flour• … Continued

Create x Ace Of Clubs

This year instead of secret Santa we decided to do a charity advent which saw   the team collect a different items each week for our chosen charity Ace Of Clubs.  Ace of Clubs This Clapham based charity works within the community providing transformative support for those who are homeless, vulnerable and otherwise marginalised in our area. The … Continued

Love and Lights at Kew Gardens

We had the pleasure of working with Pocketful Of Dreams, Oxygen events, Larry Lashe and the Kew Gardens Events team for this spectacular wedding!The day started with guests coming together for the heartfelt ceremony in Nash Conservatory at Kew Gardens.After the Bride and Groom said i do and walked down the Isle, the guests took … Continued

Valentines brunch recipe

Ingredients   LOBSTER Lobster 1 tsp lemon juice Sea salt Black pepper, freshly ground  HOLLANDAISE 3 egg yolks, free-range 1 small shallot, peeled and sliced 1 garlic clove, peeled and sliced 1 bay leaf 3 coriander seeds 2 white peppercorns 1 sprig of tarragon 100ml of white wine vinegar 125g of unsalted butter, melted  POACHED EGGS AND ENGLISH MUFFINS 2 free-range eggs 1 dash of white wine vinegar 2 English muffins 2 handfuls of spinach Salt Chive, finely … Continued

Create X Only a Pavement Way

Last week, Create took part in Only A Pavement Away’s special fundraising lunch at the Freemason’s Hall, London. Cook and Dine is the brainchild of OAPA’s founder, Greg Mangham, and holds a simple premise; to bring everyone who works in the hospitality industry together. No matter their background, experience or seniority – OAPA aim for … Continued

Cocktail of the month: Seaweed Scotchtail

It’s time to get ready for Burns night next weekend with this creative scotchtail recipe!Scotch whiskey, also known as ‘uisge beatha’, or ‘usquebaugh’ was first documented in 1494 and since then has proved to be a much-loved beverage and key ingredient used in favourite cocktails such as Old Fashions, Whiskey sours, Manhattans and Sazeracs. This … Continued

Create at Exhibition London

Last month saw the opening of London’s newest events space ‘Exhibition London’!  Industry insiders had a first look around the repurposed, Grade II listed Dimco East building which was originally built as a electricity generating station for the Central London Railways. This unique venue boasts two spacious floors featuring high ceilings and luxury bespoke interior design … Continued

Eating in Season: Celeriac Soup

Celeriac (Apium graveolens var. rapaceum) is usually called celery root because of its appearance and due to where it’s situated in the Apium graveolens plant. It’s also called a hypocotyl or a tuber instead of a root. It is part of the same plant family as aniseed, parsley and parsnip. The Celeriac is at its best … Continued

The UK wedding awards

Are weddings team are excited to be shortlisted for Best Wedding Caterer of the Year at The UK Wedding Awards 2020 by Hitched! Support our team by voting via the link https://lnkd.in/d6ShRCj

Cocktail of the month: Christmas Sangria

Image viaINGREDIENTS SYRUP  ½ cup granulated sugar + ¾ cup waterSage leavesPeeled Ginger  COCKTAIL INGREDIENTS  12 oz. fresh blood orange juice1 oz. lime juice2 oz. sage & ginger simple syrup, recipe follows6 oz. Patrón Silver4 oz. Triple SecSalt and lime for rimming the glass INSTRUCTIONS SYRUP  1. In a small saucepan combine the sugar and water and heat on medium … Continued