I recently did a sales trip down to the New Forest National Park to catch up with old customers and to meet some new ones. First stop was Hotel Terravina, a modern chic hotel nestled in the National Park. I met with head chef Gavin Barnes (Materchef The Professionals 2015 contestant) and his sous chef […]
Last Sunday we had friends round for lunch. I wanted a light canape before our big roast. I used slices of summer truffle as the canape base and topped them with a mix of chopped lobster meat, mayo, salt and pepper. They were a real hit. I presented them on California shaped slate.
Considered one of the most extravagant finishing oils, truffle oil should be used very sparingly on food. That is because this oil is very assertive; just one drop makes all the difference, adding a rich aroma to any dish. You can also cook with it (though it is not recommended since truffle oil loses its […]