Tag: barbecue

Kitchen secrets: romesco

A Catalan classic, romesco brings a jolt of colour and flavour to any meal. Stock your fridge with our Head Chef’s version, and serve it with anything fresh from the barbecue – fish, meat or, as here, seasonal green vegetables Romesco originated in Tarragona, Catalonia in northern Spain, originally made by local fisherman to serve […]

Kitchen secrets: Café de Paris butter

Whatever’s on the menu, make sure you have our Head Chef’s secret weapon on hand: Café de Paris butter. Stock the fridge with a stick of this and get set to slather it on anything that comes sizzling from the grill Years ago, on a trip to Toulouse, I came across a restaurant called L’Entrecôte […]

Essential ingredients: tomatoes

As we start to see the first of the new season tomatoes ripening to perfection, our Head Chef Stewart Turner rustles up a gazpacho with a smoky twist from barbecued veg, while we suggest the wines to drink alongside Tomatoes are one of the kitchen staples during the summer months, but I recall when I […]

Essential ingredients: tomahawk steak

We’re not convinced anyone would call tomahawk steak (or any steak, for that matter) “essential” – but as we savour the last of the summer, a barbecue certainly is. Our Head Chef Stewart Turner suggests how to take your grill game to the next level with this impressive cut