Peanut Butter Parfait with Salted Caramel and Raspberry Jam

André Garrett won first prize for his ‘Peanut Butter Parfait with Salted Caramel and Raspberry Jam’ dessert and the accolade of second best dish overall in the ‘Taste of London Awards 2014’.

Executive Head Chef, André Garrett who opened his eponymous restaurant – André Garrett at Cliveden – last autumn,  is taking part in the ‘Taste of London’ food festival representing Cliveden for the first time this June.

André Garrett at Taste of London 2014

André Garrett & team at Taste of London 2014

Taste of London is part of the Taste Festivals programme, where the host city’s most acclaimed restaurants and chefs gather in a stunning location to present their signature dishes to thousands of ‘foodie’ visitors. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Taste of London is the jewel in the Taste Festivals crown, attracting 55,000 visitors to Regent’s Park every year.

Regent’s Park has been transformed into a foodie wonderland for the four days of summer eating, drinking and entertainment. Visitors have the unique opportunity to dine from 40 of the capital’s top restaurants, try and buy from 200 food and drink producers, enjoy a fine wine tasting and watch some of the world’s greatest chefs demonstrate their skills live on stage. The Taste of London chef line-up includes many new names for 2014 including Andre  Garrett, plus familiar faces such as Monica Galetti, Nathan Outlaw, Tom Kerridge and Michel Roux Jr.

André Garrett at Cliveden House

Peanut butter parfait, salted caramel, raspberry jam

Ingredients:

Peanut butter Parfait: Peanut butter, eggs, cream, Frangelico

Raspberry jam: Fresh English Raspberries, pectin, sugar

Salted Caramel: Dark brown sugar, butter, cream, fleur de sel

Chocolate foam: 72% Araguani chocolate, cream, butter, water, gelatine, sugar

Crumble: fresh honey comb, popping candy, ground up chocolate cookie

Inspiration

This dessert is based upon the traditional idea of an American ‘jelly’ and peanut butter sandwich. Cliveden House has many links with America, most notably to the Astor Family, one of the wealthiest American families at the turn of the 1900s, who owned Cliveden House. This dish pays homage to its American roots and has the smooth parfait with a note of salt and bitterness due to the salted caramel, with added textures and flavours from the chocolate foam and crumble. Add to this home made English raspberry jam and a sprinkle of popping candy.

 

london.tastefestivals.com

18 – 22 June 2014, Regents Park London

 

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