Tag: parsley

Courgette and Chestnut Mushroom Frittata
  Shaping up for summer is now entering the critical stages with the warm weather fast approaching. Here at Artisan Traveller we are looking to swing towards the healthier options when it comes to breakfast. This...
Purnells, Michelin star restaurant Birmingham
Birmingham is home to a handful of Michelin Starred restaurants. Purnells was one of the very first to achieve a star back in 2009 and has continued to hold it ever since. We headed along for lunch, our first Michelin lunch in The Midlands.   Glynn Purnell is known for his...

The Square, London

The Square, London
Restaurants over 20 years old holding two Michelin stars are a rare sight these days around London so today we thought we'd go and visit one. Phil Howard has been at The Square over half his life after stints with the legendary Marco Pierre White at Harveys and Albert...

Gandarias Jatetxea

Gandarias Jatetxea, San Sebastian
If you have caught the episode of ‘Munchies’ on Youtube where a group of Basque chef’s drag a young reporter around the bars of San Sebastian, you may have heard of Gandarias Jatetxea. Irene, the reporter, ended up losing her battle with Txakoli wine that night. However, we fared...
Maison des Têtes, Colmar
  At one of the most famous buildings in Colmar sits an equally famous restaurant. The Maison des Tetes restaurant came to light back in the late 80’s when bon viveur Keith Floyd strode into the kitchen. On that occasion Floyd succeeded in welding a traditional liver dumpling recipe to...
Home Cured Chorizo with Scallops
The kind folks at Spicely Does It have sent me a real artisan’s treat. A sausage making machine complete with the basis to bang out my own chorizo sausages - how exciting! The kit, first of all, is superb. A compact machine capable of grinding a coarse mince with...
Pan-fried Mackerel with crispy potatoes, chilli and garlic
Perfect for anyone on a budget, this dish is low on cost and big on flavour. Mackerel is one of the cheapest yet most flavoursome and versatile fish around. In this instance, mackerel is simply fried until crisp and served with some crispy potatoes flavoured with chilli and garlic,...
Pine nut crusted Cod with Herb Tagliatelle
I took inspiration for this dish from the French way of herb crusting sea bass. This gives a more Italian feel to the dish with a pine nut pesto-style crust giving a crunchy texture to the fish. Perfect with tagliatelle in this instance but feel free to use your...
Linguine with scallops and verjus
Inspiration for this dish came from the fantastic French Ragout of Seafood, a pasta dish containing the likes of prawns, mussels, scallops and squid. That combination of fish also would work very well with this dish but to simplify I have gone with scallops. If you can’t get your...
Sole Veronique with Verjus Buerre Blanc
Sole Veronique is a classic dish from the Escoffier era of French gastronomy. New versions of the dish are beginning to appear everywhere now so here’s my take on it. Using sharp, fruity Verjus to flavour the buerre blanc sauce as opposed to the traditional way using white wine....

Pork Dijonnaise

Pork Dijonnaise
Pork Dijonnaise. This is a healthy version of a dish with its roots in the city of Dijon, France famous of course for its mustard. If you want to increase the richness then by all means go for double cream instead of reduced fat crème fraiche and butter for...
Argentine-style steak with Chimichurri and Rocket
Argentine style steak with chimicurri. You can find this steak nearly everywhere in Buenos Aires. Charred lightly on the outside and medium-rare on the inside. Chimichurri is the condiment of choice, a sharp tangy sauce much loved by the Argentines.