Chefs Recipe: Cherry Clafoutis by Daniel Galmiche of The Gore London

Originating in the Limousin region, clafoutis soon spread throughout France to become a popular dessert in brasseries all over the country. Traditionally, a clafoutis is made with cherries, but the summer brings an abundance of fruit – tender apricots juicy plums, fat cherries and wild blackberries, all warm from the sun and begging to be…

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THE FULL LIST OF MICHELIN STAR RESTAURANTS IN THE UK 2017

The following blog was published in January 2017. For the latest Michelin stars announced 02 October 2017 please view here. For the first time ever Michelin Guide has announced the Great Britain and Ireland 2017 awards at a much anticipated live event in London. They have also taken this occasion to introduce two new special…

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Chefs Recipes: Guinea Fowl with Boudin Blanc by Stephen Crane of Ockenden Manor

As summer moves into autumn, game season is upon us. From rabbit and venison to duck and pheasant, game’s very much on the menu. We’ve turned to Stephen Crane, head chef of the idylic Michelin starred Ockenden Manor, for this sophisticated but satisfying guinea fowl recipe. Note: it would be a good idea to make the…

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10 of the best: Private Dining Rooms

With access to the best luxury restaurants in the country now a privilege shared by many, a truly special occasion may need the next level up in fine dining to truly impress. Private dining is definitely on the rise, with gourmets seeking their own intimate ‘restaurant within a restaurant’ when the celebration demands it. Here…

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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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