Colston Bassett, Chicory, Pear & Walnut Salad

Posted by adam
26 October, 2012
Category At Home

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This simple salad from the menu at The Restaurant Bar & Grill is an impressive one to make at home.  A classic combination of smooth and creamy Colston Bassett Stilton is combined with the crisp, bitter leaves of chicory and sweet honey mustard dressing.  HONEY MUSTARD DRESSING INGREDIENTS 15 gr grainy mustard 25 gr Wildflower… Read more

Meet Our Executive Operational Chef

Posted by adam
26 October, 2012
Category Our People

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MEET OUR EXECUTIVE OPERATIONAL CHEF –  JAMES GINGELL James has devoted the last decade to developing menus for the Individual Restaurants that are varied, innovative and broad in appeal. He is passionate about Italian food and uses his home in the Abruzzo region to bring inspiration and authenticity to his work. Did you cook growing… Read more

One Ingredient Three Ways

Posted by adam
26 October, 2012
Category In Season:

pear

Pears are great just the way they are, but they are also wonderful cooked – we’ve baked them into a tarte tatin for our upcoming winter menu at The Restaurant Bar & Grill, Bank Restaurant and Zinc; poached them in red wine and paired with a vanilla infused panna cotta at Piccolino for our Christmas… Read more

An Italian Gem in Manchester

Posted by adam
26 October, 2012
Category Hot Property

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Manchester Piccolino was the second in the collection of Piccolino restaurants and achieved literally overnight success. Located in central Manchester on Clarence Street, Piccolino is a little Italian gem in the heart of this busy city! The restaurant has huge personality as a celebration of Italian food, wine and lifestyle. Extremely popular with both locals… Read more

Perfect Pizza at Piccolino

Posted by adam
18 October, 2012
Category In Season:

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Viewing on a blackberry? Click here We follow a traditional method in making our pizza dough, our authentic recipe uses a small amount of yeast, a small amount of salt and a blend of flour very similar to the traditional caputo flour used in Naples, Italy, the birthplace of pizza. The special flour is finely… Read more