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5 Minutes with Chris Wheeler – Head Chef at Stoke Park

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Chris Wheeler is the Executive Chef at Stoke Park, the luxury 5 AA Red Star Country Club, Spa and Hotel in Buckinghamshire. Before joining Stoke Park, Chris was the Group Head Chef and Right Hand man to Jean Christophe- Novelli. When not in the kitchen Chris has made appearances as a guest chef [...]

By | July 30th, 2015|Entertainment, Food & Drink|0 Comments

The Best Wines for Summer

Warm nights in the garden watching the sunset. A hefty casserole seems out of place on the dinner table. Just as we move to lighter dishes of fish and salads, or prepare to barbecue all summer long, our wines for summer should change to reflect the seasons. Match your summer flavours with my guide to [...]

By | July 30th, 2015|Food & Drink|0 Comments

CAU Henley kicks off August as a month of friendship

This August, CAU Henley, the restaurant offering contemporary cuisine inspired by the vibrancy, colour and cultural diversity of Buenos Aires, launches #CAUnival, in association with children’s charity Action Against Hunger. #CAUnival is inspired by the South American festival Dia del Amigo which is a public holiday across Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay and celebrates friendship, kindness and sharing - [...]

By | July 30th, 2015|Festivals, Food & Drink, Out & About|0 Comments

James and the giant feast

Don’t get James Martin started on the number of chefs on TV at the moment. Yes, he may be a chef, and yes he may be on telly a fair bit, but he’s also rather fed up with seeing members of his profession clambering for their close-ups. “Fundamentally, I’m doing something I love,” reasons the [...]

By | May 11th, 2015|Entertainment, Food & Drink|0 Comments

Adam Richman: The Food Finder

  Adam Richman is sourcing the best restaurants in the USA, hidden in plain sight. Adam Richman built his reputation as the human hoover behind the addictive series “Man Versus Food”, where his call of duty was to consume large qualities of American cuisine in family-run joints under strict time limits. Crowds are drawn to [...]

By | May 11th, 2015|Entertainment, Food & Drink|0 Comments

Pan-fried Pave of Halibut with a Leek, Butternut Squash, Pea and Basil Risotto with Crispy Leeks

From: Head Chef: Chris Wheeler from Stoke Park  INGREDIENTS 1 Butternut Squash Olive oil for cooking 2 cloves Garlic, peeled and sliced 2 sprigs fresh Rosemary 1Shallot, peeled and finely chopped 1 large Leek, trimmed, finely chopped and well rinsed 150g/5oz Risotto Rice Salt and freshly ground Black Pepper 8 tbsp White Wine 250ml/9fl oz [...]

By | May 11th, 2015|Food & Drink|0 Comments

Wine – in the News

From the fact that wine has overtaken beer as the ‘nation’s favourite drink’, to the Chancellor holding the duty on wine, to the “Grape Britain” map drawn up by one of the nation’s largest wine retailers. This revealed that with £600 million pounds worth of Sauvignon Blanc drunk every year, it is, the nation’s favourite [...]

By | May 11th, 2015|Food & Drink|0 Comments

Head Chef, Chris Wheeler, Stoke park, shares his

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] English Raspberry Soufflé with Cheesecake Ice Cream and Raspberry Sauce Serves: 4 Ingredients: Raspberry Soufflé base  250g Raspberry Puree 500g Caster Sugar 18g Corn Flour 30ml Chambord Raspberry Liquor  Soufflé 150 g of Soufflé Base (ingredients above) 100g Egg White 35 g Sugar Cheese cake ice-cream 200ml milk 100g caster sugar 300g Cream [...]

By | March 24th, 2015|Food & Drink|0 Comments

Wine – Hot to Chill

As we move towards spring, we often spring clean our homes, and even our wardrobes.  But when was the last time you spring-cleaned your wine rack? Are you still buying the same wine brands, grape varietals or blends you’ve been buying for years?  If so, you may be missing out on the hottest new arrivals [...]

By | March 24th, 2015|Food & Drink|0 Comments

Thai Green Curry

This recipe includes vegetables such as mushrooms, green beans, mange tout and/or red peppers and/or bamboo shoots depending on taste - David Rhys Price  Serves 4 - 6 for a great Supper Dish Ingredients:  1kg Chicken thighs (skinned & boned)/Breast, and cut into bite size chunks 1 tablespoon of sunflower oil 1 teaspoon sesame oil 2 [...]

By | March 24th, 2015|Food & Drink|0 Comments