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Duck confit recipe

This is a recipe from the Michel Roux Jr and Bordeaux wine partnership Duck confit is incredibly easy to make and so versatile when homemade and served on a bed of garlicky potatoes. It cannot fail to impress. Serves 8 Ingredients: 8 duck legs 500g good-quality coarse sea salt 1.5kg duck fat 6 sage leaves…

Enoteca Pinchiorri, Florence, dinner

Octopus, pumpkin and coffee, Enoteca Pinchiorri, Florence

Menu from a “Whispers of Winter” tasting dinner at the three Michelin-starred Enoteca Pinchiorri in Florence, Italy, [with additional courses in brackets]: [Parmesan crisp with burrata and anchovy cream] [Cheese coated with saffron gel with coffee puffs] ~ Let’s start with salty small pastry: Light “capelli d’angelo” with tomato and oregano “Brutti ma buoni” with…

Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Anteprima Mondiale dinner

Prato mortadella ravioli, Chianti Classico 2014 dinner

Menu from a dinner in Florence to celebrate the announcement of the new Chianti Classico Gran Selezione appellation during Anteprima di Toscana (rough English translations bold and in brackets): Ribollita destrutturata con olio DOP Chianti Classico (deconstructed ribollita with Chianti Classico DOP olive oil) ~ Ravioli di mortadella di Prato con vellutata di peperoni gialli…

Berry Bros & Rudd Glenrothes whisky dinner

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Menu from a dinner in the Director’s Room at Berry Bros & Rudd to celebrate the special release of The Glenrothes Single Cask whisky – a 1969 Scottish single malt: Cornish crab and clam chowder with sweet corn fritters Domaine François Villard Les Deponcins 2009, Condrieu Slow-cooked fillet of Cumbrian beef with ravioli bourguignon and bacon crumb…

Everyday Roux recipes and Bordeaux Wines

When the 2013 Everyday Bordeaux collection of wines was launched last year, Bordeaux Wines announced a partnership with two Michelin-starred chef, Michel Roux Jr, to publish eight of his favourite recipes for casual entertaining at home. Classic and French-inspired, the dishes are designed to match with the everyday wines from Bordeaux, though of course they work just…

Yauatcha, Soho, Chinese New Year 2014 lunch

Lion dance, Chinese New Year at Yauatcha, London

Menu from a lunch at the Michelin-starred Yauatcha during its Chinese New Year celebrations with special Year of the Horse dishes: [Tea – Silver Needle, Dragon’s Well  Green Tea, Phoenix Shui Xian] Dips and pickles Sticky rice in lotus leaf Spicy Szechuan pork wonton Lobster dumplings with tobiko caviar Striploin beef with enoki mushroom cheung…

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