We are very excited to be welcoming Merlin Labron from Portland Restaurant to the cookery school this year for a demonstration.
Awarded a Michelin star only nine months after having opened his first restaurant, Merlin Labron-Johnson might be very young –he won the prestigious award as head chef at Portland at only 24- but he knows what he is doing. An accomplished chef trained in France, Switzerland and Belgium, he is behind two sought after London restaurants: Michelin starred Portland, and the more informal Clipstone, located a mere two minutes walk apart in Fitzrovia.
Please see content below that Merlin will demonstrate during the afternoon (subject to change):
Smoked Cod’s Roe, Young Onions and Chervil
Wild Sea Bass Crudo, Radishes, Smoked Cream and Dried Raspberry Powder
Raw Mushrooms, Fermented Buckwheat, Aged Parmesan and Hazelnut Oil
Cured Trout, Unripe Peach, Elderflower and Watercress
Ricotta Gnudi, Courgette, walnut and Nasturtium
Local Fish, Broccoli Purée, Rainbow Chard and Seaweed Butter
Asparagus, Egg Yolk, Nettle Sauce, Potato and Wild Herbs
Avocado, Sheeps Milk Yoghurt Sorbet, Strawberries and Meringue
Buttermilk Ice-Cream, Meringue, Raw Honey and Wild Flowers
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