|Venison loin and foie gras burger heaven
Hello readers, how’s that weekend coming along?. Have pretty much spent mine watching man vs food on food network, sipping on gin and tonic, while cooking a delicious goat curry stew. Saturday guilty pleasures my friends. So as you can imagine a great day so far, however yesterday was even better. It was my 30 something birthday ( mirror mirror on the wall, who is the youngest of them …who am I kidding, I feel a million years old ) a few days ago and to celebrate it, we went to a meal at one Michelin star restaurant in Wandsworth, London called Chez Bruce.
The restaurant a brain child of Bruce Poole and his business partner Nigel Platts-Martin has pretty much served outstanding food for the best part of two decades. We went for the 3 course meal for £55 and am just going to say that all the dishes we tried on the menu was simply exceptional. So without further ado, here goes my evening in pictures
2 very flavourful starters , the whipped Parmesan and truffle combination was moan inducing. Think Meg Ryan in that film I can’t quite remember and that will give you an idea. The fish starter was just as good.
|Charred hispi cabbage heart with whipped Parmesan, Jerusalem artichoke, black truffle and hazelnuts
|Smoked fish terrine with mackerel rillettes, warm potato salad, mustard and dill
The foie gras burger and venison loin main was soo rich and flavourful it immediately transported me to my happy place. I couldn’t stop grinning in between each bite. The other chicken pie main was also exceptional.. in the words of Elisha, even the boiled potato tasted darn nice. Yep, she likes her starch. This was top notch cooking.
|Venison loin, with foie gras burger, pears, celeriac , juniper and port
|Chicken, mushroom and leek pie with roast breast, red wine, crushed roots and chanterelle
By the time the desserts came we were getting pretty much stuffed but soldiered on because the food tasted heavenly. Our friendly waiter recommended the Creme brûlée and hot chocolate pudding, both very good desserts.
|Hot chocolate pudding with praline pretzels
There goes our evening…well except the chocolate truffles and pastry that came out after the dessert. We were quite full so as expected we stuffed our faces even more. We thought about ordering the cheeseboard, but both knew chewing or even swallowing might prove difficult.
On the whole a very good night and foodie experience. We came, we ate and just kept on eating.Coming back is definitely on the cards due to the ever changing menu. Can’t wait 🙂
That’s it, time to have my dinner folks. Have a nice evening and keep an eye out for my next blog post. Bye for now.