MAY 2022

Sam Ashton Booth creates an aesthetic feast for the senses this month. This is a vibrant, fresh and original dish, bursting with texture and fragrance. You will poach baby beets in beetroot juice, reducing this sweet stock to a deep glaze with port, thyme and lemon juice. Golden beetroot will roast until even more golden, as you gently whip goat's cheese into a rich savoury mousse. A fragrant, herbal chamomile oil will infuse, while a rye bread crumb and camomile powder award seasoning and bite. The sweetest and most fragrant of summer strawberries is the Gariguette, and with snippets of tarragon and a pinch of black pepper, are the final flourish on this beautiful culinary canvas

Sam will tell you about his creation, below:

bring the sommelier to your table

Matthew Jukes, our wine pairing expert has paired this dish with a 2019 Picpoul de Pinet, Baron de Badassière from Languedoc, France.

Click the waveform below to hear about this pairing.

Wild Radish · Sam - Beetroots, Strawberries and Goat Cheese
this month's playlist

**Disco Rarities**

Quite possibly one of the most instantly recognisable genres in the history of music, Disco is a demographic-busting movement whose influence is still seismic to this day.

Walk into the right neon-lit bar in any city in the world on a Saturday night and the chances are you’ll be greeted by the sight of DJ elbow deep in a crate of outlandishly adjourned vinyl as a heady soundtrack of Donna Summer, Chic, Rick James et al. gets your head involuntarily nodding along.

Hit the real jackpot, however, and your selector might eschew the Sister Sledge and go deeper...

...about our music.

Our series of playlists are designed to accompany you all the way from the cooking, to the dining. Taking you on journeys that are a mixture of both the familiar and the adventurous, just as our menus are.

No more letting food get cold while you decide what to listen to, we have got you covered.

Compiling the playlists is Matt Farthing, a multi-disciplinary instrumentalist, composer and sound designer whose music and compositions have been played on radio stations as far ranging as Classic FM, BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 3 and BBC 1 Xtra. 

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