Simon Rogan… L’Enclume… Good Foof Guide… Claridges…Blah, Blah Blah. I am sure you have heard of this opening. We had the tasting menu which was £105.
Goat’s curd crisp, picked shitake
Stewed rabbit with lovage/ Scallops and peas in buttermilk
Tunworth, potato and duck heart
Crab, rhubarb, verbena and pork fat
Aynsome soup, mustard cream, soft herbs and flowers
Cornish lobster, pickled golden beetroot, dittander and sea herbs
Grilled salad, grilled over embers, Isle of Mull, truffle custard, sunflower seeds
Hake in caramelised cabbage, potatoes in chicken fat with nasturtium
Herdwick hogget, beetroots, runner beans and watercress
Pineapple weed with butterscotch and celery
Hereford strawberries with meadowsweet and linseeds
Black saison, cherries and fennel
This was a good meal but my by no means great, I think I preferred Roganic (RIP). Also my friend’s photos from L’Enclume last week made me jealous- it really looked like it was worth a special trip.