Frico: a Friulian delicacy

As we focus on all things Italian, we asked Federica Pecorari – the winemaker at Lis Neris – for the recipe for a classic, local dish. Here, our Head Chef Stewart Turner explains a little more about the Friulian specialty, frico Frico is a dish from Friuli, an area of Northeast Italy with its own particular […]

Made for Riesling: Thai yellow prawn curry

We asked our Head Chef Stewart Turner to come up with the perfect recipe to match off-dry Riesling: he came up with this sumptuous spicy prawn curry, inspired by the flavours of Bangkok I’m a real fan of Thai food (well, I’ve yet to meet a cuisine that I don’t like…), but Thai is more […]

Seasonal sensations: asparagus

In the heart of asparagus season, our Head Chef serves up Britain’s best spears with a quick and easy tart British asparagus is a true vegetable hero: the season starts in mid-April and if we are lucky it will last until the end of June. It must be one of, if not our greatest seasonal […]

A Burns Night menu

As we toast Rabbie Burns with a dram or two of something strong, our Head Chef Stewart Turner cooks up the perfect menu to soak up the spirits – a haggis toastie and cock-a-leekie soup As Burns Night approaches my attention turns to the mighty haggis. Robert Burns, though known the world over as Scotland’s […]