june 2022

Philip Howard brings all the freshness, simplicity, and elegance of the Mediterranean to your table this month. Philip is a wise, skilled, no-nonsense chef, who appreciates the beauty of fresh, seasonal produce simply cooked and beautifully plated.

Let the delight that is a fresh pan-fried sardine melt into and enrichen a fragrant vinaigrette. Avoid the slurry of a lazy ratatouille by following Philip’s gentle steps that will yield evenly cooked, al dente vegetables. Infuse the lightness of fregola with orange & basil, and crown this vibrant dish with a robust fillet of crisp sea bream. This is very much the food of the sun-gods.

Philip 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 Mandrarossa, Laguna Secca Chardonnay from Sicily, Italy.

Click the waveform below to hear about this pairing.

Wild Radish · Philip Howard - Fillet Of Sea Bream With Sardine Vinaigrette
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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