Midsummer feasts: Chorizo Scotch eggs

Ensuring your picnic basket is packed with only the finest treats, our Head Chef Stewart Turner provides a premium update on the humble Scotch egg. Another slightly retro classic, which for me is a picnic must, the Scotch egg is a joy to behold, and when properly made, is as far removed from the mass-produced […]

Midsummer feasts: Coronation chicken

With the picnic season upon us, our Head Chef Stewart Turner continues his series of recipes for al fresco dining with a quintessentially British picnic dish – coronation chicken; previously considered passé, this street-party staple is experiencing a revival. Coronation chicken has had its ups and downs since its original inception as a dish to […]

Midsummer feasts: Côte de bœuf with chimichurri

As garden boundaries start to be broken by spice-scented smoke, and the nation’s nostrils fill with envy, Stewart Turner – our Head Chef – provides some barbecue inspiration with his recipe for beef with chimichurri. This is one of my favourite barbecue recipes. Not only do the cuts of beef look really impressive, but the […]

Christmas with Stewart Turner

Stewart Turner, our inimitable Head Chef, attempts to strike a happy balance between cherished family time and the lure of the kitchen come Christmas-time. Naturally, vinous accompaniments are welcome in both scenarios Christmas is a bit of a double-edged sword for a chef, as it can just be another working day – albeit with a […]