Romy Gill leads a band of 11 female chefs cooking a feast in aid of Action Against Hunger
On the evening of 4th October, Borough Market will open its doors to 150 guests for a seven-course meal from the Severn Sisters—a group of 11 hugely talented female chefs who’ve banded together to cook up a multicultural feast, in aid of Action Against Hunger and in celebration of local produce, female cheffing talent and the joys of coming together over food.
Organiser Romy Gill (pictured above), chef-patron of Romy’s Kitchen in Bristol, will be joined in the kitchen by:
—Zoe Adjonyoh of the Brixton-based Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen
—Food writer and author Rosie Birkett
—Cookbook writer Maria Elia
—Bake Off finalist and demo chef Chetna Makan
—Alissa Timoshkina of KinoVino supper clubs
—Chef and Telegraph columnist Xanthe Clay
—Elly Curshen of Bristol’s Pear Café
—Food writer and demo chef Paula McIntyre
—Olia Hercules, author of Mamushka
—Writer and private chef Natasha Corrett
To whet you appetite do take a look at the proposed menu - what a feast!
Grilled baby garden egg aubergines, Cornish goats cheese and wild Rocket on a Ghanaian butter bread crostini
With a glass of fizz from Vino Beano
Tamarind stuffed chillies with a sweet and sour chutney
Wild mushroom in cultured butter on a sourdough toast
Beef cheek ragu with Guanciale, root vegetables and pannagratato with lovage OR roast squash, cannellini beans and a smoked onion ragu (v)
Soft polenta with glazed roasted beets, creme fraiche and green Harissa
Slow roasted pumpkin and crispy cavelo Nero and hazelnuts
Slow cooked quinces with goats cheese cream and crystallised rose petals
Plum, Mavrodaphne and chocolate trifle
Please note some elements are subject to change.
Several of the chefs will also be joining us in the Demo Kitchen throughout September.
Drinks sponsors Fentimans, Vino Beano and Wenlock Spring