kricket pork cheek vindaloo recipe taste of london restaurant

Pork cheek vindaloo

For a Christmas dish with a difference, we called upon Anglo-Indian aficionados Kricket, who shared their mouthwatering pork cheek vindaloo recipe, the perfect new-old school classic.

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Feta, aubergine and sweet potato bake recipe Delamina taste of london

Feta, aubergine and sweet potato bake

This hearty feta, aubergine and sweet potato bake by Limor Chen of Delamina is the perfect antidote to long nights and chilly weather. Pair with a hearty red wine and good friends!

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Hot toddy and cloves Langleys Gin Experience Taste of London

Cocktail recipe: Hot Toddy

This hot toddy cocktail recipe by Langley’s Gin is the ultimate way to warm up on a chilly winter’s evening. The combination of honey and cinnamon add the perfect balance of sweet and spicy notes to the Old Tom Gin.

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Tracklements cheese fondue with Original Onion Marmalade Taste of London

Gooey cheese fondue pot

This unctuous and gooey delight by Tracklements is the perfect recipe for using up leftover cheese, or when you just need a hefty dollop of comfort food!

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hot buttered monkey cocktail recipe monkey shoulder Taste of London whisky

Cocktail recipe: Hot Buttered Monkey

This naughty-but-nice hot cocktail recipe by Monkey Shoulder is the ultimate festive indulgence!

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braised octopus pide recipe oklava taste of london

Braised octopus pide

Put a Turkish twist on your next pizza party with this delicious octopus pide recipe by Selin Kiazim of Oklava.

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Glengoyne winters night cocktail Taste of London

Cocktail recipe: Winter’s Night

This cocktail recipe by Glengoyne Whisky harmoniously blends two aspects of sweet and spice; perfect for a cold winter’s night!

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Scotch Bhaji recipe Dan Doherty Duck and Waffle Taste of London

The Scotch Bhaji

This ingenious recipe by Dan Doherty of Duck & Waffle combines two comfort foods to create the ultimate party showstopper; the Scotch egg bhaji!

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French 75 cocktail recipe Langleys Gin Taste of London

Cocktail recipe: French 75

This delicious take on a classic French 75 cocktail by Langley’s Gin is the ultimate recipe for festive fizz!

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Pennsylvania Dutch non-alcoholic cocktail recipe seedlip Taste of London

Cocktail recipe: Pennsylvania Dutch

This non-alcoholic cocktail recipe by Seedlip Drinks is inspired by the 17th Century colony who created the original raspberry shrub and has a deliciously tart, herbaceous flavour profile.

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borough broth co chicken pho taste of london artisan producers

Vietnamese chicken pho

This comforting chicken pho noodle soup recipe by Borough Broth Company is packed full of restorative qualities, and is perfectly hearty and satisfying on a chilly winter’s evening.

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Langleys Gin Bramble recipe Taste of London artisan producers

Cocktail recipe: Bramble

The Bramble cocktail is a modern day classic. It’s fresh, fruity flavour and long presentation style made it an instant hit and is now a stable inclusion in cocktail menus across the world.

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4 cheese fondue recipe The Cheese Bar Taste of London

Four cheese fondue

This indulgent four cheese fondue recipe by The Cheese Bar uses British cheeses that are similar to the traditional Alpine varieties used for the ultimate comfort food dish!

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Mint julep recipe glengoyne taste of london

Cocktail recipe: Glengoyne Mint Julep

Laced with mint and finished with bitters, the Mint Julep is ultimate whisky lover’s cocktail. This twist on the classic by Glengoyne Whisky adds a hint of tartness by using rhubarb bitters, perfectly complementing the cask strength whisky.

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peach massaman curry recipe sebby holmes farang taste of london

Peach massaman curry

This awesome vegetarian take on a traditional massaman curry by Sebby Holmes of Farang is packed full of fresh fruits and Asian vegetables, the ultimate pairing for aromatic spices.

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Puka picante recipe Martin Morales ceviche Taste of London

Puka Picante Vegetariano

This vibrant vegetarian dish by Martin Morales of Ceviche is big on colour and flavour, and is a popular special occasion recipe served during birthdays and weddings in the Andes.

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sautéed squid recipe with onions and potatoes José Pizarro Taste of London

Sautéed squid, onions and potatoes

This amazing recipe by José Pizarro is a twist on calamari à la romana (deep fried squid) – one of the most popular tapas all over Spain and synonymous with Spanish cooking.

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classic tortilla recipe Barrafina Taste of London

Spanish tortilla

Some classic recipes are so good by themselves no tinkering is required to make them shine. Barrafina’s perennially popular signature tortilla is exactly that. Just add a chilled glass of something Spanish!

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Uova purgatorio baked eggs recipe Sartoria restaurant

Uova piccanti al basilico “purgatorio”

This classic Neapolitan recipe by Francesco Mazzei of Sartoria restaurant literally translates as “eggs in purgatory” and features eggs poached in a fiery tomato sauce accompanied by chunks of crusty bread. A perfect hangover-busting brunch dish!

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Anna Jones - Chard, Walnut and Leek Crostata recipe taste of london

Chard, leek & walnut crostata

This forgiving tart by Anna Jones comes together pretty quickly, the flaky walnut-spiked pastry sitting around a centre of sweet buttery leeks, chard and some verdant green herbs.

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Melissa Hemsley cocktail recipe final cocktail Taste of London

Ginger, orange and pomegranate vodka cocktails

Iced Tea gets a festive makeover with this delicious ginger, orange and pomegranate cocktail recipe by Melissa Hemsley.

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illy espresso martini recipe taste of london

Cocktail recipe: espresso martini

The espresso martini is a modern classic that’s perfect served as an after-dinner cocktail, but let’s face it, it’s superb any time.

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Clodagh McKenna Nigel World Cheese Awards Taste of London Cheeseboard

How to create the ultimate festive cheese feast

Chef and food writer Clodagh McKenna and Nigel Barden, ambassador of the World Cheese Awards, share their tips for creating the ultimate cheese feast this Christmas

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Andhra Podi Prawns

Andhra Podi prawns are a south Indian snack of fried prawns, spices and herbs, that are equally delicious as a starter or as part of an array of dinner party dishes. Sample Jamavar’s recipe at Taste of London this November!

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Cocktail recipe: Wild Blossom Sour

This wild blossom sour by The Botanist has a beautifully balanced sweet-sour profile and is a delicious crowd-pleaser.

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chocolate mousse cake tahini Delamina Taste of London

Chocolate mousse cake with sweet tahini and sesame crackers

Rustle up this delicious dessert recipe by Delamina on chilly winter’s evenings and turn the cosy factor up to 10. The use of tahini creates a fantastic sweet-savoury profile that balances the sumptuous, rich chocolate mousse cake.

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cuttlefish squid ink rice recipe barrafina taste of london

Cuttlefish and squid ink rice

Level up your next dinner party with this knockout cuttlefish and squid ink recipe by Angel Zapata Martin of Michelin-starred Barrafina.

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Cocktail recipe: Whisky Sour Twist

This simple twist on a classic whisky sour by Glengoyne Distillery using a Scottish honey to add a touch of sweetness that is perfectly pitched for autumn.

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Cocktail recipe: Drambuie Collins

The classic Tom Collins is given an autumnal revamp with this thirst-quenching recipe by Drambuie.

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sweet sour chicken dragon fruit recipe close up Chai Wu Taste of London

Sweet and sour chicken with dragon fruit

The classic sweet and sour recipe is given a modern upgrade with this delicious recipe by Chai Wu.

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salmon sepharadi style recipe delamina taste of london

Salmon Sephardi style

This delicious salmon recipe by Limor Chen of Delamina makes for a perfect autumnal supper, brimming with flavour and a satisfying kick of spice. Serve with fluffy pitta or sourdough bread.

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Curried crab claws with fennel and fresh herbs

This delicious – but messy! – curried crab recipe by Sebby Holmes of Farang is best shared with a large group of friends, accompanied with steamed jasmine rice.

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Jamavar dal recipe taste of london

Dal chawal aur achaar

The humble Indian street food staple of dal chawal aur achaar (crispy lentil and rice dumplings) is given a refined makeover in this delicious recipe by Rohit Ghai of Jamavar.

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Cranberry brie tartlets recipe tracklements taste of london

Cranberry and brie tartlets

Wow your friends and family with this crowd-pleasing canapé recipe from Tracklements – best enjoyed around the fire with a hearty glass of red.

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Mahbir Indian saffron infused custard recipe taste of london

Saffron infused custard

Treat yourself to a British classic with a new twist with this saffron custard recipe by Mahbir Indian Saffron. Perfect poured generously over your favourite Christmas puddings!

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Quail Tandoori recipe Cafe Spice Namaste Taste of London

Quail tandoori

This quail tandoori recipe by Cyrus Todiwola of Cafe Spice Namaste features a rich and creamy marinade with just a hint of spice, which offsets the tenderness of the quail perfectly.

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BBQ lamb with anticucho miso and purple potato puree

This classic Peruvian dish by Senor Ceviche is perfect for late summer BBQs or rain-safe raucous dinner parties. The delicate flavours of the lamb are bolstered by chargrilling and a generous smack of umami from the accompanying anticucho miso sauce.

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Grilled rack of lamb with ratatouille

This rack of lamb recipe by Pascal Aussignac of Club Gascon comes served with a rustic ratatouille. The rack of lamb can either be grilled or put on the barbecue; it will taste great either way.

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Charred baby corn with mustard and prunes

This unusual baby corn salad recipe by Pascal Aussignac of Club Gascon is a glorious mix of sweet and peppery flavours, with sticky Agen prunes blended with mustard to create a stunning sauce.

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Ali Nazik

This Ali Nazik recipe by Hus Vedat of Yosma features lamb rump, oak fired aubergine, yoghurt and burnt tomato.

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Spiced whole fish

This simple but very effective dish by Vivek Singh of The Cinnamon Cub is perfect for entertaining or an impressive family lunch and works equally well cooked over a barbecue.

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Yosma haydari recipe taste of london


Hus Vedat of Yosma’s haydari recipe is a crowd-pleasing Turkish dip of strained yoghurt packed with a punch of garlic, mint and dill.

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Salmon balls recipe balls & company Taste of London

Salmon Balls

These signature salmon balls by Bonny Porter of Balls & Company pair perfectly with a rich bechamel sauce and a fresh cabbage salad with mint and parsley.

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Aster pork roll recipe Taste of London

Pork rolls with Aquavit mustard

This simple recipe by Aster is a delicious Nordic twist on the classic sausage roll and is the ideal snack for summer garden parties and picnics.

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Scallops with pickled blueberries and lavender

This delicious starter from Pascal Aussignac will bring a taste of summer to any dinner party.

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Super Pollo

Succulent marinated chicken with ricotta and pepper salsa from Senior Ceviche

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Levrek Marine

A zingy starter from Yosma, marinated sea bass, grapefruit, fennel, lime and green chilli, basil

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Negroni recipe Sartoria Taste of London

Cocktail recipe: Negroni

Created in Florence in 1919 for Count Negroni, who wished to strengthen his Americano, the cocktail has since become synonymous with aperitivo cocktails and enjoyed the world over.

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Oldroyd spinach ricotta malfatti recipe taste of london

Spinach and ricotta malfatti, broad beans and crispy sage

This indulgent recipe by Oldroyd is ideal comfort food material, perfect for both sunny and less fortunate weather days. Serve as a main course or make a batch to be dished out and marvelled at over parties.

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Home cured baccala with liquorice, tropea onion jam and charred lettuce

This stunning recipe by Francesco Mazzei draws inspiration from the Venetian interpretation of cod baccala, where the cod is slow cooked with anchovies and onions, and is ideal as a showstopping central piece.

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A plate of Lamb Salsa Verde featured at Taste of London

Roast lamb rump with wild garlic salsa verde

The combination of succulent lamb and fresh, acidic salsa verde are match made in heaven in this recipe by Merlin Labron-Johnson, complimented perfectly by the sweet flavours of baby turnips.

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salmon tartare recipe m restaurants taste of london

Salmon tartare, cucumber and caviar

This recipe by Mike Reid of M Restaurants takes the classic combination of salmon, caviar and cucumber and gives it a delicious, playful inversion.

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primavera tulips recipe club gascon Taste of London

Primavera tulips

This glorious recipe by Pascal Aussignac of Club Gascon is an unusual summer starter that makes spectacular use of fresh seasonal ingredients.

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chocolate mousse recipe les 110 de taillevent Taste of London

Warm chocolate mousse

This luxurious warm chocolate mousse recipe by Les 110 de Taillevent makes for a stunning finale to any meal. Serve with a quenelle of decadent chocolate ice cream for added wow-factor.

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Roquefort with aromatic apricots recipe club gascon Taste of London

Roquefort with aromatic apricots

This recipe by Pascal Aussignac of Club Gascon is an elegant, sweet and savoury combination that works brilliantly either as a delicious canapé or lighter alternative for a cheese course as dinner concludes.

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Cured red prawn curry

Prawn curry is an ubiquitous dish; whether you’re in Kerala, Ko Pha-Ngan, Kuala Lumpur or Kalimantan, there’s a fair chance that a vendor nearby is serving their trademark take on the fiery flavours. It’s a great way to introduce a meal – light but punchy, which opens up the palate for what’s to follow

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Senor Ceviche

This signature recipe by Senor Ceviche is sunshine incarnate. There are a lot of ingredients to assemble, but the results are well worth tracking them all down. Serve with jugs of their Pisco Sour cocktail.

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mussels eclade recipe club gascon taste of london

Mussels éclade

Evoke flavours of south west France with this reinterpretation of the classic Escalade dish, which cooks oysters over smoking pine needles, by Pascal Aussignac of Club Gascon.

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Cocktail recipe: PeaTini

Seedlip Drinks’ PeaTini is a cheeky riff on the class martini cocktail. Supremely fresh, with a hint of acidity, it pairs perfectly with summer barbecues for anyone who wants a refreshing break from booze.

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monkey apple mac cocktail recipe monkey shoulder taste of london

Cocktail recipe: Monkey apple mac

So simple, yet so delicious. The use of Appletizer in this long, refreshing cocktail by Monkey Shoulder makes it dangerously drinkable at any time of day!

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pineapple raki sour recipe yosma taste of london

Cocktail recipe: Pineapple raki sour

This refreshing cocktail by Hus Vedat of Yosma has sunshine written all over it. Crack it out in batches at barbecues for a real talking point; it pairs brilliantly with fresh, zingy salads.

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amalfi lemon cream recipe by sartoria taste of london

Amalfi lemon cream

This stunning summer dessert is deceptively simple to assemble. Serve with a quenelle of strawberry sorbet and scattering of freeze dried strawberries or edible flowers for added wow factor.

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strawberry vanilla oil ice cream recipe pizzaro Taste of London

Strawberries with vanilla oil and mint ice cream

The combination of subtle mint ice cream and sweet strawberries is wonderful in this summer recipe by Jose Pizarro. Try to resist polishing off the whole pot by yourself.

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barbecued ribs recipe senor ceviche taste of london

Yaki Niku ribs

Barbecues and ribs are a match made in heaven: searing a crisp, smoky exterior that yields to juicy, succulent tenderness within. Señor Ceviche’s soy and mirin glaze adds a wonderful fragrancy and deep umami richness.

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apple slaw recipe M Restaurants Taste of London

Crunchy apple slaw

This simple recipe by Mike Reid of M Restaurants pays homage to the coleslaw recipes found across the southern United States, where it’s given an extra creaminess with buttermilk and condensed milk.

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Half grilled chicken recipe m restaurants Taste of London

Half a grilled chicken

Treat chicken properly and it’s a thing of beauty. The addition of brown butter gives the dish a nuttiness rather than run-of-the-mill richness that works wonders on the brined chicken.

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bbq vegetables recipe Portland Restaurant Taste of London

BBQ summer vegetables with hay-smoked egg yolk sauce

Inspired by the classic pairing of asparagus and hollandaise, Merlin uses smoked hay butter to add terroir and accompanies with wild herbs for fresh acidity. An excellent summer side or vegetarian barbecue dish.

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Strawberry tart recipe Club Gascon Taste of London

Strawberry tart

This luscious strawberry tart recipe by Club Gascon is a match made in heaven for summer garden parties. The strawberries are marinated in rosé wine, which adds an incredible dimension to the overall flavour.

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Mini cinnamon bao donuts with chocolate dipping sauce

Perfect the classic bao bun recipe with Chef Jeremy Pang of School of Wok, filmed live at Taste of London festival.

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Salted butterscotch popcorn cheesecake

This indulgent dessert by Rosie Birkett pays homage to the delights of popcorn, providing a crunch vehicle for an evil salted butterscotch sauce. It’s essentially toffee popcorn in an easy, no-bake cheesecake, which is at its best eaten on the day its made.

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Carrot and spiced halloumi salad with carrot top pesto

This speedy recipe by Melissa Hemsley is full of flavour and colour and celebrates the whole carrot. The garlicky punchy carrot top pesto goes beautifully with some salty, sweet and spiced hot fried halloumi on top.

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Deep-fried courgette flowers with ricotta, honey and mint

Laura Jackson’s deep-fried courgette flowers were a runaway hit at Taste of London 2017, and make for a showstopping starter at summer dinner parties.

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Cocktail recipe: Pisco Sour

Harness flavours of Peru with Señor Ceviche’s signature Pisco Sour recipe. Just add sunshine.

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Seedlip drinks recipe Taste of London watermelon sour

Cocktail recipe: Watermelon Sour

Fresh, light and herbaceous, serve this delicious Seedlip cocktail recipe on balmy summer nights.

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Cocktail recipe: Show me the Monkey

Long, zesty and refreshing, this Monkey Shoulder cocktail is perfect summer barbecue material.

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Cuttlefish bolognese

Perilla’s take on Spaghetti Bolognese is inspired by a dish Head Chef Ben had when travelling in Korea. Adapted to be more European, with homegrown produce, it sums up what Perilla do in the restaurant: it’s simple, packed with flavour, and a little bit different.

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Mango flourless cake

This moreish cake by Michael Reid of M Restaurants is completely gluten and dairy free. The texture is light with a bursting mango flavour, plus it’s a quick and easy recipe that you’ll love to make at home.

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sartoria recipe Taste of London fettuccine grana padano broad beans truffle

Fettuccine with Grana Padano PDO, broad beans and black truffle

Francesco Mazzei’s recipe makes the perfect spring dish, combining Italian basics like Grana Padano PDO cheese with luxurious black truffle. Perfect served with a chilled glass of Prosecco DOC

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Smoked eel and saffron pasta

Master the art of homemade pasta with this recipe from Adam Reid of The French in collaboration with AEG’s Tasteology seris. Smoky eel, salty chicken and sumptuous saffron combine for an outstanding dish packed with flavour.

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Grey mullet and lettuce

Showcase fresh, seasonal produce in this delectable grey mullet, ‘Maccy D’ lettuce and radish recipe video by Steven Edwards of Etch Brighton

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Hake with malai sauce and samphire

Cook along with Kricket’s fresh and fragrantly spiced Hake with malai sauce recipe video

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Cocktail recipe: Mr McGregor

Inspired by traditional recipes of distilled non-alcoholic herbal remedies that are reworked with a modern twist, Seedlip are proving non-alcoholic cocktails can taste just as great as their boozy brethren.

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Cocktail recipe: Lazy Old Fashioned

This twist on a classic Old Fashioned recipe by Monkey Shoulder is perfectly designed for parties.

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Charred courgette, olive and basil

Harness the flavours of springtime with this delicious courgette, olive and basil recipe by Dean Parker of The Manor.

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Soft poached eggs with roasted chestnut mushrooms

Take your breakfast to new heights with this refined classic from Les 110 de Taillevent.

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spaghetti vongole sartoria restaurant taste of london

Spaghetti vongole with nduja and Amalfi lemon

Sartoria’s simple and delicious version of the Italian classic that’s sure to impress!

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Buffalo hotdogs

Crack out these flavour-packed hotdogs at barbecues and parties and wait for the host-of-the-summer accolades to roll in.

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Avocado on toast m restaurants taste of london

Avocado on toast

This quick-and-easy dish by Michael Reid of M Restaurants is a great vehicle to kick-start your morning and tastes divine.

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Smoked saddle of lamb with saffron sauce and masala mash

A deep-flavoured, vibrant and hearty dish perfect for the whole family

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Scallop and English asparagus with Grana Padano PDO

This delicate dish by Grana Padano PDO and Francesco Mazzei is all about texture. Rounded off by the sweetness of the scallop and the zing of the herb dressing, it pairs perfectly with Prosecco DOC.

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Ultimate hummus

Wow your guests with this ultimate crowd-pleaser by Hus Vedat of Yosma

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Smoked Salmon Hash

Make your soirée one to remember by serving up these beautiful smoked salmon hash canapés from HIX Restaurants.

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Chestnut and Porcini Risotto, Truffle Mascarpone

Oldroyd’s risotto won #BestTasteDish at Taste of London: The Festive Edition. Now you can make it for yourself!

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Grana Padano Cheese and Nutmeg Cheese Puffs

The perfect accompaniment to any festive revelry…

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Aged Grana Padano and pumpkin gnocchi with sage

Comfort food at it’s most delicious…

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Sticky Toffee Pudding

Take refuge from the cold this winter with this warm and comforting dessert courtesy of Tom’s Kitchen

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Venison casserole with cranberry sauce and mashed root vegetables

Tom’s Kitchen strikes again with this warm and comforting Venison Casserole, perfect for a cold winter’s evening.

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Tea-smoked BBQ lamb chops with spicy Korean miso

Once again Scott Hallsworth nails flavour combinations with this punchy and spicy lamb chop recipe from Kurobuta.

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Grilled saffron king prawns with crab and coconut salad

King Prawn takes centre stage in this delicious spiced salad from Café Spice.

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Shepherd’s Pie

Recreate a classic at home with Tom’s Kitchen’s delicious Shepherd’s Pie

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Cured sea bream with fennel salad, chorizo oil and mustard seeds

A fresh summer starter from the guys at Ember Yard

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Tamarind spiced chicken wings

A fragrant fusion dish from Heddon Street Kitchen

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Baked Alaska

A retro favourite revamped by Duck & Waffle

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Grilled iberico pork ribs, quince glaze and celeriac

Ben Tish’s take on the BBQ classic glazed ribs

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