Simon Dougan is passionate about cooking. He believes in honest food that uses the very best local ingredients - a philosophy that is at the heart of his award-winning deli and catering business, The Yellow Door. This book brings together for the first time the fantastic recipes that form the cornerstone of The Yellow Door. There are traditional favorites: simple, crusty, staple-of-life bread, Irish seafood stew, leek, potato and bacon soup, and the farmhouse breakfast. There are also brilliant ideas for special occasions - shallot tarte tatin; coconut-chilli tiger shrimp; smoked eel and pancetta salad; seared salmon with saffron mash and leek vinagrette; and, griddled pineapple with coconut ice cream. This book has recipe ideas for every occasion and event, and for every time of day.