Tag: recipe

A sporting stew: moqueca

As the nation’s athletes go for gold in Rio de Janeiro, our Head Chef Stewart Turner recreates a classic Brazilian fish stew that tastes as vivid as it looks. As ever, Demetri Walters MW is on hand to suggest suitable vinous partners. On the table: With the Rio Olympics underway, I thought I would try […]

A taste of Bordeaux: entrecôte bordelaise

In the wake of Bordeaux 2015, our Head Chef Stewart Turner provides another recipe from the region – this time it’s entrecôte bordelaise, a classic beef dish that’s grilled or barbecued to perfection. Demetri Walters MW suggests the bottles that would go best – and they’re not all from Bordeaux. In the glass: While Claret would […]

Summer serves: pink punch

In the fourth of our summer-inspired cocktails, Amanda Baxter picks a mouth-watering punch spiked with spiced rum. From the mid-1600s to the mid-1800s if you walked into any drinking establishment you were likely to find a bowl of punch. A sociable practice that engendered friendships, it was considered rude to leave until the “flowing bowl” has […]

Sizzling, seared steak

If you’re planning on breaking out the grill this summer, then you’ll be wanting our Head Chef’s secret weapon: Café de Paris butter. Years ago, on a trip to Toulouse, I came across a restaurant called L’Entrecôte which served just one dish: steak frites. Judging by the queues outside each day, this simple concept certainly […]