November: What's Cooking?

We love to hear what you’re cooking with Sous Chef ingredients, so we’ve asked you to get in touch! Each month we're choosing someone at random to receive a £50 Sous Chef Gift Voucher until the end of February 2014. 

November’s winner is Stan B, whose stunning 7 course menu is detailed below. There was a diverse range of cooking with dishes from Mexico, the Basque Country and Italy as well as baking to celebrate Halloween and Thanksgiving.

To enter, and to see your creations here just email a photo and description of the dish to, and confirm you’re happy for it to be shared on the site. December's draw is on 1st January, so send us your photos before then.

November’s entries:

Carnitas tacos and green pork and cheese enchiladas from Lina G., who used masa harina and a tortilla press to impress Glaswegians with a Mexican dinner party to remember.

Basque chicken with chickpeas and espelette pepper from Nicola F, using the spicy red pepper flavours of piment d'Espelette.

Thanksgiving/Halloween inspired pumpkin cheesecake from Melanie S with pumpkin pureé, rum and a light orange glaze. It went down so well she's now contemplating opening a cheesecake shop!

Pappardelle and English winter truffle from Stan B as part of a 7 course birthday bash for his daughter. He made his own tagliatelle using a tagliatelle rolling pin.

Other courses included:

  • Onion squash soup, balsamic glaze, chives and 64.5 yolk.
  • Cod on Puy lentil and parsley oil, with crispy ham on chilli chutney.
  • 72 Hour brisket, cavolo nero, sous vide carrot , crispy gnocchi, horseradish cram and red wine/mushroom jus cooked in a sous vide machine.
  • Bergamot sorbet with limoncello - Muscat poached kaiser pear, frangipane crisp, marscapone.
  • Clacbitou with beets


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