june 2022

This month the ever imaginative Gabriel Waterhouse gives us three plates of seasonal ingenuity to taste. With summer firmly in mind, Isle of Wight tomatoes, strawberries, basil & fresh Puglian burrata are perfectly attuned for warm evenings and grazing.

A smooth and rich Comte fondue can only be shared, and drizzled over leeks roasted with apple syrup, is both decadent and fun in equal measure. Catching the end of white asparagus season, these spears are served with a rose petal and fennel dressing and is as aromatic as it is piquant.

Three plates. One table. Two friends. These dishes are designed for the intimate and communal, shared experience of dining

Gabriel will tell you about his creation, below:

bring the sommelier to your table

Matthew Jukes, our wine pairing expert has paired this dish with 2021 Calalenta, Pecorino Terre di Chieti, Fantini Farnese, Abruzzo, Italy

Click the waveform below to hear about this pairing.

Wild Radish · Gabriel Waterhouse - Whole Roast Leeks
this month's playlist

**Next Gen Soul**

Chopped up samples, nostalgia through a palpably different lens and lyrics that afford a vertical glimpse through a formative life of lockdowns, global insecurity and a new generation finding its feet.

Sonically today’s young producers are seemingly as likely to be influenced by James Blake as Erykah Badu, Ashanti or Ray Charles. In fact one core, defining feature of these musicians, is that rather than directly rebel against what has come before, they allow multiple influences to wash through their music at once; creating a rich tapestry of sounds and, notably, vibes.

...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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