Chefs Recipe: Chocolate, Passion Fruit and Coffee by Douglas Balish of The Tudor Room, Great Fosters

  The rich punch of this coffee and chocolate pudding is offset by the tangy passion fruit – an award-winning lovely summer dessert! Ingredients: Coffee and chocolate sponge (bottom layer) 235g caster sugar 90g butter 230g beaten egg 65g cocoa powder 20g coffee granules   Passion fruit yogurt mix (2nd layer) 250g Greek yogurt 25g…

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Chefs Recipe – Tea Smoked Mackerel by Andrew Jones of Chamberlains EC3

The opening, in 2001, of Chamberlain’s restaurant in the City of London’s Leadenhall Market, was a natural progression for this family enterprise; one whose premium seafood wholesale business was already supplying the very best fish to many of London’s finest hotels, clubs and renowned institutions. Previously a private members’ dining room, the restaurant opening had…

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Chefs Recipe – Guinea fowl with liquorice braised leeks by Marcus Eaves of Pied a Terre

Marcus Eaves’ roast guinea fowl recipe produces an expertly poised dish. The meat is roasted on the bone and paired with a sweet and warming shallot purée, leeks enhanced with the flavour of liquorice and textural morels. The final dish only uses the breasts, so reserve the legs for soups, stews or salads. Ingredients Guinea…

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Are Cookery Schools The New Spas For Country House Hotels? We Check Out Exclusive Hotels SEASON Cookery School

British country house hotel group Exclusive Hotels and Venues certainly think so with the launch of their SEASON Cookery School – but then again they do already have one of the country’s leading spas in their portfolio at Pennyhill Park. SEASON launched in June 2015 within the impressive grounds of Exclusive’s Lainston House Hotel near…

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Chefs Recipe – Hariyali Bream and Tomato Kachumber by Rohit Ghai from Trishna in Marylebone, London

‘Hariyali’ literally translates as ‘green/greenery’ and with spring in the air we thought this was a great recipe to share this week. This dish has actually been on the menu at Trishna since it opened and they never take it off – it is available all year round. Wild black bream, fished off the coast…

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Easter Inspiration From Luxury Restaurant Guide Recommended Properties and Partners

1. Dorchester Collection Invite You to Visit and Win Enter Dorchester Collection Easter Competition to win £500 in Gift Certificates. Simply visit the website, select a hotel and use the arrows to navigate around , answering questions as you go. The answer to every question can be found in the ‘room’. Go to http://www.dorchestercollection.com and click…

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Chefs Recipe – Caramel Poached Pears with Cider and Mascarpone Cream by Shay Cooper, The Goring Hotel

  The prestigious Goring Hotel in Belgravia has hosted many Royals over the years including most recently The Duchess of Cambridge on the night before her marriage to Prince William. Now this 5-star star hotel, which has been run by four generations of the Goring family since 1910, is home to the incredibly talented chef Shay Cooper.…

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Chefs Recipe – Tarkari Handi by Alfred Prasad formerly Tamarind

This Indian mixed vegetables recipe is a simple yet richly layered dish from Alfred Prasad. Tarkari Handi combines your favourite vegetables — including asparagus, mushrooms, broccoli and baby corn — tossed with cumin, red onions and crushed peppercorns for a wonderful vegetarian supper or side dish.   Tarkari Handi Ingredients Mixed vegetables 8 asparagus spears,…

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