Hawksmoor at Home
by Will Beckett, Huw Gott, Richard Turner, Dan Lepard
ISBN: 9781848093355
Publication date: 10/2011
Publisher: Waterstones Publishing/Preface
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“Hawsmoor at Home” should be covered in fingerprints and splashes of food, as it’s a great hands-on book to use every day”. (Heston Blumenthal). ‘When we started out we had a simple plan – to open the best steak restaurant in London. We travelled the world searching for the perfect steak, but discovered that beef from traditional breeds, reared the old-fashioned way right here in Britain, and cooked simply over real charcoal, packed more flavour than anything we tried on our travels’. The critics have hailed Hawksmoor as one of the great restaurant openings of recent years. Their credo is simple: the best ingredients – dictionary-thick steaks from Longhorn cattle traditionally reared in North Yorkshire by multi-award-winners “The Ginger Pig”, dry-aged for at least thirty-five days, simply cooked on a real charcoal grill. Their cocktails, wines and desserts too have been applauded to the echo. “Hawksmoor at Home” is a practical cookbook which shows you how to buy and cook great steak and seafood and indeed much else (including how to cook the both the ‘best burger in Britain’ and the ‘best roast beef in Britain’); how to mix terrific cocktails and choose wine to accompany your meal. Above all “Hawksmoor at Home” entertains and informs in the inimitable ‘Hawksmoor’ way.

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