We’re pleased to announce we’ll be hosting four fabulous guest chefs during the Taste of London Festival at Tobacco Dock from Thurs 16 – Sun 19 Nov.
Showcasing the best of London’s restaurant scene, Blanchette’s Head chef Tam Storrar; Durga Misra, Chef-patron at Bistro Vadouvan; Henry Russell from Moro; and Flavour Bastard’s Chef-patron Pratap Chahal, will each be headlining one of the four-days, cooking a selection of dishes inspired by Belazu ingredients.
Don’t miss Pratap’s ‘Bergamot and rosemary cured salmon, Litsea Cubeba sour cream and wasabi peas’ on Thursday; Tam’s ‘Classic duck confit with a fusion of north African flavours’ on Friday; Henry’s ‘Black cuttlefish rice with Beldi Preserved Lemons and aioli’ dish on Saturday and; a ‘Slow-cooked cumin braised lamb shoulder with tahini yogurt and yemeni Zhoug’ by Durga on Sunday.
We are giving away 2 sets of tickets, one for Saturday and one for Sunday.
Here's the line up we've got on offer...
Flavour Bastard, Pratap Chahal
Thursday 16 November
It’s the new restaurant that everyone’s been talking about. Restaurateur Vic Singh has paired up with Pratap Chahal who previously worked at Gordon Ramsay at Claridge’s, Chez Bruce, Cinnamon Club and the Galvin Bistrot; to bring you ‘vibrant flavours from around the world’.
Salad of chickpeas with rose harissa, olives and smoked paprika hummus and date syrup
Dingley Dell pork belly with bacon jam and pickled carrots
Bergamot and rosemary cured salmon, Litsea Cubeba sour cream and wasabi peas
Blanchette, Tam Storrar
Friday 17 November
Blanchette is a Parisian-style bistro in Brick Lane that serves family sharing plates of simple, classic and inventive French food with a North African twist.
Classic confit duck fusion with sesame and harissa spiced baby aubergine and smoked chilli jelly
Braised lamb stuffed with tapenade, sweet garlics, smoked anchovy and balsamic onions
Passion fruit Vacherin sorbet, chewy meringue, crème Chantilly and passion fruit sauce
Moro, Henry Russell
Saturday 18 November
Exmouth Market’s Moro was established in 1997 and set a benchmark for a fusion between British and Mediterranean cooking. The North African and Spanish dishes are particularly inspired by the abundant flavours of Spain, Morocco and the Sahara.
Chicharrón, Patatas aliñadas, churrasco sauce
Black cuttlefish rice with preserved lemons and aioli
Spiced lamb with hummus, fried aubergines, chilli and mint, flatbread
Grilled quail, beetroot borani and pistachio sauce
Sunday 19 November
Bistro Vadouvan opened to critical acclaim in Putney, South London earlier this year and blends classic French flavours with Middle Eastern and Asian spices to redefine modern French cuisine for the next generation.
Spiced Pâté de Campagne, with guindillas chilli and apple chutney
Slow-cooked cumin braised lamb shoulder with tahini yoghurt and Yemeni zhoug
Exotic cheese cake