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Kims Spiced Carrot Soup with Coconut Cream

The weather is getting cooler, try this warming soup which is one of our favourites! Spiced Carrot Soup Ingredients: 500g chopped carrots1 sweet potato, peeled and chopped1 brown onion, chopped finely2 crushed garlic cloves1 small red chilli, seeds removed and finely chopped1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger2 kaffir lime leaves1 litre chicken stock1 tablespoon light olive…

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Tomato and Passionfruit Jam

We hope everyone is staying safe during these trying times. A lot of us are self-isolating, social distancing, and spending a lot more time at home. We thought sharing another recipe with you all might be of use and a fun task to keep busy. How about trying this delicious spread? One of our most…

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Tahitian Lime Marmalade

Guests who have stayed at Kims know how delicious our homemade jams and marmalades are. For over 60 years, we have laid out our selection in a long row of Mason jars every morning at breakfast. They offer a colourful sight, but an even better taste. A common question we are asked is if we…

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Pashka (Russian Easter cake)

Our traditional Russian Easter cake made every year for guests served on Easter Sunday! Method: 1. Line a steamed pudding bowl with plastic wrap. 2. Beat together the cream cheese, butter and sugar until smooth and very light. Stir in the egg yolks until smooth again, and then add remaining ingredients. Blending until smooth. 3.…

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Chilli Pickled Pineapple and Cucumber Salad

One of our most popular Summer salads, of fresh pineapple, Lebanese cucumbers and red chillies in a delicious vinegar syrup dressing Method: Place the vinegar, sugar, salt and 1/2 cup of water in a saucepan and bring it to a simmer, stirring until the sugar is dissolved. Allow to cool to room temperature. Combine the…

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Sea Scallop with Chorizo and Preserved Lemon

Dice the Chorizo in small cubes and gently sauté until lightly crisp Add the preserved lemon rind to the pan and remove from heat Add chopped dill and stir lightly Sear the sea scallops on both sides Place the Chorizo mixture on serving spoon or plate Add the seared sea scallops to the top of…

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