Ingredients

No dish can work without amazing ingredients. Find out what we look for when sourcing, preparing and cooking our sustainable ingredients.

 

In season: garlic

Along with onions, garlic is at the base of a great deal of our recipes. It is an indispensable ingredient in every kitchen all over the world, for good reason. Garlic provides a great depth of flavour to every dish and when used properly, is not overwhelming, particularly when cooked.
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In season: Artichokes

The humble artichoke is a vegetable to be savoured and lingered over. Intimidating to prepare, yet satisfying to eat. At this time of year, we tend to have larger ones, although English ones are smaller.

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At Cookery School we simply boil them in a large pot of salted water until when a leaf is pulled it comes off easily. We do not usually remove the choke (known as such because of its hairyness,

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London’s Best Banger results are in…

We were thrilled to have recently been involved with London’s best local sausage competition, hosted by Jellied Eel Magazine. It was a top event that really does highlight just how many London butchers and producers are hard at work across the capital. Now, the results are in. Here’s the press release from Jellied Eel:

Over the past three months, The Jellied Eel magazine, together with London Farmers’ Markets,

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How to Use mackerel and pollack

We use mackerel and pollack heavily at Cookery School. They feature most heavily in our Ultimate Fish and Shellfish class, where we show people how to make such lovely dishes as fish cakes and smoked mackarel pate.

The reason we use pollack and mackerel so heavily are because we can obtain these fish from sustainable sources (as verified by the Marine Conservation Society). We use Sole of Discretion as a supplier as they operate on an ethos of full transparency,

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Why we love Original Beans chocolate

Just in time for Christmas, we’ve just added Original Beans “The Story of Cacao in Four Bars” chocolate set to our shop window at Rosalind’s Kitchen. Yes, loads of people are pushing chocolate this time of year, but we thing these bars are truly special and that if you’re going to buy chocolate this season, Original Beans is a company well worth giving your money to.

The reason we love Original Beans so much is that they’ve got a fascinating history with impeccable eco-sustainable credentials,

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