Roast fillet of wild sea trout, white asparagus, girolle, horseradish & creamed coco beans, Galvin at Windows, London

Galvin at Windows Sunday lunch

Menu from a Sunday lunch at the one Michelin-starred Galvin at Windows at Hilton Park Lane Hotel trying (almost) all of the dishes (see Amateur Wine for cocktails from another time):

Starters
Lasagne of Dorset crab, cucumber & shellfish butter sauce

Chilled melon & Prosecco soup, fresh almond & Parma ham

Ballotine of foie gras, pain d’épice, poached cherries & mâche salad

Marinated Scottish king scallops, kohlrabi, lime, grapefruit & soy dressing

Salad of heirloom tomato, buffalo mozzarella, watermelon & black olive caramel

Main Courses

Roast fillet of wild sea trout, white asparagus, girolle, horseradish & creamed coco beans

Poached fillet of brill, herb potato crust, golden enoki, asparagus, shellfish & dashi broth

Fillet of Cumbrian beef ‘Rossini’ foie gras & truffle

Breast of Landes pigeon, pastilla, couscous,  aubergine purée & spiced harissa jus

Desserts

Hot soufflé of banana, chocolate & caramelised peanut

Caramelised apple tarte tatin, rosemary, milk ice cream

Rum baba, golden raisin compote & crème Fontainebleau

White chocolate mousse, raspberry, pistachio crumb & green tea ice cream

Buttermilk panna cotta, marinated pineapple, tapioca, coconut & lychee granite

Qin Xie

Qin Xie is a London based food, wine and travel journalist and trained chef.

When not infiltrating Michelin restaurants as a kitchen tourist, she writes about food, drink and travel. Her work has appeared on Yahoo, FT, The Times and CNN.

Her first cookbook, co-authored with YS Peng at Hunan Restaurant, is out March 2014.

According to friends, her watch is always set to UTC -- ready for the next big adventure. In reality, she is happiest at the dinner table or by the sea.

2 Comments

  1. That is my favourite place in London, especially the table by the window overlooking the park. Stunning food but have not been back in a while.

    1. First time for me dining there but have been to the bar a couple of times. Good for sun downers!

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