While I would have liked a larger portion, it certainly would have been enough for many other diners and the inclusion of ciabatta bread, vine tomatoes and a portabello
mushroom wowed the food critic inside me.
Meanwhile the new menu for spring features dishes such as gin-cured salmon with beets, pickles and creme fraiche; miso-marinated Portabello
mushrooms with wild garlic; king scallops with seaweed and pea risotto; skrei cod with pancetta, broad beans and wild garlic veloute; spring green frittata (vegan); and a rack of lamb with fresh mint, spring greens and redcurrant jus.
Ingredients Makes 4 For the polenta: 300g instant polenta flour 100g butter 200g grated parmesan For the ragu: Evoo 500g chestnut mushrooms, cleaned and quartered 500g portabello
mushrooms, cleaned and sliced 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 sprigs of thyme 200ml dry white wine Sea salt and black pepper 500ml vegetable stock Small bunch parsley, chopped Small bunch chives, chopped 50g butter
| Ogmore by Sea: Portabello
. | Penarth: Llwyn Passat, Cliff Walk.
The crash happened on Portabello
Road, close to the junction of Shadon Way.
Janet Smith, 61, from Portabello
, said: "I don't think she is doing the right thing.
Cooking classes are offered by Chef Paul Warner and include tarts: garlic, onion and warm provencal vegetables with olives and basil tempura; oysters: on a half shell, farm po boy sandwhlch, and oysters Rockefeller; vegan: portabello
mushroom mave and zucchini boxes; grilled rib eye steak dinner; chocolate: baked brie cheese with white chocolate sauce and four the love of chocolate cake; tea: cheese souffle and vegetables carousel torte; pasta; and smoked salmon.
Her menu includes her own halloumi with stuffed portabello
mushrooms with a meatball main dish.
Now they sell veggie burgers, portabello
sandwiches, vegan grilled cheese, and various vegetables and rice dishes.
The Funghi option for example seems to go the extra mile over your standard mushroom pizza, being comprised of a bechamel base with portabello
and chestnut mushrooms on top as well as truffle, thyme and parmesan in the mix.
Patrick runs 12-week courses in Portabello
, Dublin, or weekend courses around the country.
Then, a quick jaunt across the road to the Gloucester Road tube station and we're off to Portabello
Road market - a stroll through the ever-changing stalls never grows old.