Cookery at The Farmer's Market

Executive Chef Martin Hollis will be taking his culinary skills on the road to the St Andrews Farmer's Market. Throughout the year the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort and Spa will be attending the market and demonstrating mouth-watering cuisine which showcases fresh local produce. We’ll be sharing all of Martin’s recipes here and at the market we’ll be offering stunning opportunities to sample The Old Course Hotel’s dining outlets.

To find out more about the Fife Farmer's Market please visit

For complete ingredient information and instructions, click on the recipes below.


June 2015
Irish Stew
Curried Pea Lettuce Soup

March 2015
Roasted fillet of Sea Trout with Charred Baby Fennel Tomato Fondant and Fresh Pea Sauce
Rhubarb Crumble Tart
Watercress Cappuccino

December 2014
Turkey Tagine
Turkey Soup
Bubble and Squeak
Christmas Fowl Play
Chef's Tips

November 2014
Canapés Recipes
Steak with Pepper & Mustard
Steak & Mushroom Pie
Seared Beef Tournedos with a Crust of Brioche Bone Marrow
Roast Rib of Beef
Beef Cheeks
Beef & New Potato Casserole

October 2014
Preserved Fruits in Alcohol
Traditional Christmas Cake
Christmas Pudding

September 2014
Turbot with Crispy Potato Scales
Super Strawberry Shake
Rhubarb Crumble Tart
Green Tomato Chutney
Ecclefechan Tart

August 2014
Baby Spinach, Advocado and Bacon Salad
Spicy Cous Cous Salad
Pasta Salad
Marinated and Roasted Plum Tomatoes with Reblochon Croutons Baby Leaves and Pesto Dressing
Salad of Goats Cheese with Pepperonata
The Classic Waldorf
Gaspachio Dressing
Blue Cheese Vinaigrette
Fruity Greek Salad
Green Goddess Dressing
Veirge Dressing

July 2014
Crepes with Apple & Victoria Plum Filling
Pate A Blini
Potato Bilinis
Potato Latkes

June 2014
Mussel & Saffron Soup

May 2014
Chilled Roulade
Pan Roasted Fillet of Cod
Salmon Cakes
Sea Trout
Smoked Haddock
Thai Mussels

February 2014
Banana Bread
Strawberry Champagne Jam
Green Tea Cake
Spiced Plum Jam

December 2013
Traditional Steak Pie
Scottish Black Bun
Old Course Hotel Shortbread

November 23, 2013
Brown Bread and Butter Pudding with Mincemeat
Deluxe Mincemeat
Mincemeat Parfait
Mincemeat Roulade
Mincemeat, Pear and Banana Filo Parcels

October 2013
Baked Pumpkin Cheesecake
Butternut Squash Soup
Cream of Pumpkin Soup
Pumpkin Mousse
Pumpkin Muffins
Pumpkin Pie
Roast Pumpkin Risotto with Frizze

October 2013
Cullen Skink
Leek and Asparagus Soup

September 2013
Fennel, Cavolo Nero and Mushroom Pasta
Smoked Salmon Pasta
Sundried Tomato, Basil and Olive Pasta
Venison Sausage and Olive Pasta

August 2013 - Dundee Courier
Apple and Frangipane Cream Pizza
Apple and Ginger Chutney
Apple Mousse
Apple Tarte Tatin
Bramley Apple Brulee

August 2013
Infused Berries with Basil Syrup
Mixed Berries with Sabayon

July 2013
Smoked Haddock, Leek and Anster Cheese Omelette
Spiced Venison Sausage, Onion and Pepper Omelette
Sundried Tomatoes, Artichoke, Potato and Anster Cheese Omelette

June 2013
Risotto Base
Vegetable Stock

May 2013
Pan Fried Salmon with Asparagus, Samphire, Chestnut Mushrooms, Baby Spinach and a Lemongrass Butter Sauce