Tag: recipe

Midsummer feasts: coronation chicken

Brave the drizzle, pack up the wicker basket and set your sights on a superior picnic. And be sure to include our Head Chef’s coronation chicken – a retro classic that’s perfect for al fresco feasts Coronation chicken has had its ups and downs since its original inception as a dish to celebrate the Queen’s […]

Braai season: piri-piri prawns

With schools out and restrictions lifting, barbecue season is firmly here. Inspired by the braais of South Africa, our Head Chef Stewart Turner offers a recipe for spicy prawns with a vibrant salsa, while we suggest what to sip while you stoke the flames Piri-piri (also spelt peri-peri) is a type of chilli that was […]

A taste of Tuscany: stuffed courgettes

This week’s taste of elsewhere comes courtesy of food writer Ed Smith, the author of On the Side, The Borough Market Cookbook and Rocket & Squash. Cook up his simple stuffed courgettes to transport yourself to the rolling hills of Tuscany You can find Tuscan sausages in all Italian delis and many places beyond them […]

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– fish, meat or, as here, seasonal green vegetables Romesco originated in Tarragona, Catalonia in northern Spain, originally made by local fisherman to serve […]