How to give your home cooking a Michelin star! Le Caprice’s eggs. Heston’s butter. And chocolate fit for The Ritz. With restaurants closed, how you can have Britain’s poshest food delivered
- British food producers are selling to consumers because restaurants are closed
- Sudi Pigott shared the gourmet swaps you can make to home-cooked meals
- Picks include swapping horseradish for wasabi and brioche instead of bread
During lockdown, the contents of your fridge are a huge concern. Instead of scoring a hard-to-get restaurant reservation, foodies are now bragging over who has the best food delivery booked, whether it’s from Tom Kerridge’s butcher or the dairy used by Claridge’s Hotel for its famed afternoon teas.
The way we shop has changed dramatically. With restaurants closed, top-notch food producers who don’t normally sell to consumers have opened their (virtual) doors. The quality is impeccable, yet prices are usually lower than a high-class deli. Which makes it the perfect time to try something new.
These fine ingredients are ideal for making some of the recipes that chefs are sharing online (greatbritishchefs.com). Here are the gourmet swaps you can have delivered to make home-cooked meals worthy of a Michelin star . . .
Swap Nutella for a Ritz-Worthy Spread
For a WFH treat, serve brioche with the most divine Nutella upgrade imaginable: Amedei chocolate and hazelnut spread. Multi-award winning Amedei is a bean-to-bar chocolatier from Tuscany which supplies The Ritz. It’s sublime: cacao bean and Piedmont hazelnuts.
And, yes, it is also enjoyable spooned straight out of the jar. (£8.20 a jar, kingsfinefood.co.uk)
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