Desserts



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Well, here it is, our 100th post on the Chef Hermes blog. After spotting a niche in the blogosphere on the 21st February 2010 the first post emerged. To say that month’s figures were disappointing is a mild understatement, at the end of the month the blog had just 30 […]

Our Review of 2010 & the landmark 100th post.


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The timing for this post of  ‘5Questions’ couldn’t be better really. Friday was the official first day of ‘Roux at the Landau‘, a restaurant Andrew Turner used to over see as Executive chef at The Langham Hotel in London. Now at Wiltons Restaurant, Mr Turner first really came to the […]

Words of Advice ~ Andrew Turner




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This recipe is a modern day classic in our eyes, it is so simple yet the end results are great. The recipe itself is based on Richard Neat’s recipe which appeared in the Caterer many moons ago and has been tweeked mainly because of the inability to get a regular […]

Recipe ~ Chilled Chocolate Fondant





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As part of the culinary establishment Annie & Germain Schwab cut a swathe through the gastronomic desert that is Lincolnshire with their legendary restaurant with rooms, Winteringham Fields. Their list of achievements and accolades is absolutely mind boggling, the two Michelin stars, an MBE for Annie, five rosettes from the […]

Words of Advice, The Legends ~ Annie & Germain Schwab