Tag: Essential ingredients

Essential ingredients: strawberries

In our series identifying key seasonal ingredients, our Head Chef Stewart Turner sings the praises of the humble strawberry, while Demetri Walters MW suggests potential vinous partners. On the table: Strawberries and cream has to be the national summer dish, and this month’s recipe is really just an extension of that. I love panna cotta: […]

Essential ingredients: tomatoes

This month our Head Chef Stewart Turner creates a sweet and savoury gazpacho with the season’s tomatoes, while Demetri Walters MW recommends wines to serve alongside this potentially problematic red fruit. On the table: The summer brings an amazing bounty of fruit and vegetables into the kitchen, but two ingredients always stand out for me: […]

Essential ingredients: summer seafood

In the second of our essential ingredients series, our Head Chef Stewart Turner provides a show-stopping recipe for baked brill with clam vinaigrette, and Demetri Walters MW – Sales Manager of our Private Wine Events team – discusses which wines best partner the summer’s seafood. On the plate: For this recipe I’m not really focusing on one ingredient, […]

Essential ingredients: asparagus

In the first of a new monthly feature on seasonal produce, our Head Chef Stewart Turner dishes up a simple asparagus starter, while Richard Veal from our Private Wine Events team suggests wines to partner the season’s slender stems. On the plate: Asparagus is one of the truly great seasonal treats in an age when we are used […]