Olia cooked up a series of dishes from her new book; Kaukasis. for our second slow Sunday lunch, it was a huge success & we saw some great regulars along side some very enthusiastic newcomers.
From The Isle of Wight distillery, a Mermaids Gin cocktail, concocted by Olia to brighten your afternoon.
A mysterious little something to soak up the gin
BEETS PLUMS & BITTER LEAVES
With griddled radicchio and soft herbs
Saffron broth with chicken, pasta & caramelised onions
With pistachio & cauliflower sauce, coriander, chilli & maple syrup paste
SAFFRON PLOV, CHESTNUTS, DRIED FRUIT
An amazing version of a Jewelled Persian rice dish, fabulous.
I remember and love them from last time.
Roasted lamb shoulder from Will Dixon hopefully, spices, fresh herbs, preserved lemon.
ROAST PUMPKIN & RED ADJIKA
Sweet caramelised squash from the walled garden at St Giles House, with a spicy, salty chilli paste and blue fenugreek
BAKED APPLES WITH ALMONDS, BAY CRÈME ANGLAISE, ANNA’S SWEET MILK
Seasonal, sensational, sticky, sweet, sumptuous.