LOCALLY SOURCED: Corn fed
duck breast with creamed sprouts, smoked bacon, beetroot and blackberries
At the same time, Green Label are also boasting a whole new range of speciality poultry products including guinea fowl, corn fed
chicken, poussin, foie gras and smoked speciality poultry.
After he died I read one of his notebooks: he describes me as a corn fed
redhead fresh off the farm, whose only ambition was to be considered cool.
This week, Matthew has chosen two dishes from Marco's latest cookbook Marco Made Easy: corn fed chicken with wild mushrooms and Madeira roasting juices and a treacle tart.
"The corn fed chicken is a simple dish but a real winter warmer and we recommend creamy mashed potato on the side.
Ingredients (serves 2): 2 large corn fed chicken breasts, olive oil, 100ml Madeira wine, 200ml brown chicken stock, two sprigs of thyme, selection of good quality wild mushrooms Method: Fry the wild mushrooms, I like to use girolle mushrooms, in a little butter until soft and lightly fried.
In the evenings, typical dishes might include corn fed
chicken served with a parmesan crust, roast vine tomatoes and basil mayonnaise.
I ordered the corn fed chicken with olive cream cheese, Parma ham and unspecified greens which all turned up promptly.
Meanwhile, the Parma ham seemed to have taken leave, leaving just the dubious corn fed bird on a bed of some dreary green bits.
Spago Stuffed Chicken wrapped in Aoste Air Dried Ham
Enjoy a two course meal for only pounds 10 per person, or a three course meal for pounds 14 both accompanied by a complimentary glass of Green Point N.V Begin with dishes such as beef carpaccio with button mushrooms and crispy shallots and baby mozzarella with red pepper and black olive salad, before moving onto a choicethat includes brie filled corn fed
chicken with smoked bacon and spinach or Loch Fyne salmon with peas e la Franiaise.
Herb-roasted corn fed
chicken, wild mushroom risotto,baby leeks and roasting juices ....................