Dukes' White Truffle Martini

Dukes' White Truffle Martini

Let the choirs of archangels, angels, seraphim and cherubim (and all the others) cry forth “Hallelujah!”, for it is once again white truffle season, that time of year when we spend vast fortunes on an underground fungus that looks like a mummified testicle but, when thinly shaved, releases a transcendent and heavenly smell that takes…

Drunk Apple and Blackberry Pie

Drunk Apple and Blackberry Pie

Given winter is a time for hearty puddings and desserts, I thought I’d share a recipe for a fruit pie in this series of wintry dishes. The particular delight about this pie is that it’s made using the gin infused leftover flavourings of one of the most perfect winter drinks: apple and blackberry gin. The…

Condesa - Tapas with Mexican Flare

Condesa - Tapas with Mexican Flare

It’s fair to say that tapas has taken over London during the past few years, be it in the traditional sense of the word, or as shorthand to describe the sharing plates that have become the ubiquitous offering of almost every trendy restaurant opening in the past half decade. It’s a trend – along with…

Archangel Gin

Archangel Gin

There’s a new gin on the market; not a shocker I know, but there’s something different about this one. Archangel is the most complete and rounded, full bodied gin to come to market in years. Most gins import their juniper and many of their other botanicals, and even the raw alcohol – I can name…