Chefs Recipe: Carpaccio of hand dived scallops with truffle vinaigrette by William Drabble

This week’s recipe is provided by Michelin-starred chef William Drabble from St. James’s Hotel & Club, London. William has created his own inimitable style of menu, influenced by classic French cuisine, using the best British ingredients and taking inspiration from the seasons. Of course, like any great chef, William has his signature dishes, poached native…

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The Twelve Dishes of Christmas – from easy to expert Festive recipes

We ask 12 leading restaurateurs, chefs and mixologists to suggest a recipe dish each for the ultimate Christmas menu. Our team of experts present a collection of traditional British favourites, from superbly simple to expertly detailed recipes, to inspire a very tasty Christmas at home, or enjoy at their restaurants. We have collaborated with the…

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Chefs Halloween Recipe: Butternut squash velouté with chestnut cream by Chef-Patron Colin McGurran, Winteringham Fields

Few dishes satisfy more than a simple warm velouté. This recipe perfectly mirrors the ethos of Winteringham Fields as it is made using only one major product – homegrown butternut squash. They have the luxury of picking it at the perfect ripeness to be stewed into this great autumn warmer. About Colin McGurran : Colin took…

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Chefs Recipe: Native Cornish Lobster, English Cucumber, Charantais Melon by Michael Chapman of Hurley House Hotel

The crystal clear waters off the Cornish coast produce the finest tasting lobsters available, renowned for their quality and flavour. Good news then that stocks of lobster in the Cornish waters are relatively healthy and above the minimum level so indulge yourself with this excellent crustacean and this delicious recipe! Ingredients (serves 2) 800g Lobster…

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Chefs Recipe: Rhubarb Posset, Buttermilk Mousse, Almond Cakes by Chantelle Nicholson of Tredwells

Rhubarb, that great British favourite, is now in abundance, with field and home grown varieties available until the end of September. This indulgent recipe from Chantelle Nicholson combines it with almond and buttercream for a glorious summer pudding! Serves 4 Ingredients Posset 140g rhubarb, sliced into 1cm rounds 2 tbsp grenadine 400ml double cream 60g…

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