Indulgent winter feasts.
They should involve more than just chocolate oranges and your sofa.
Strictly speaking, they should involve Gul & Sepoy; the latest addition to the family so far comprising the critically lauded Gunpowder and Himalayan-inspired Madame D’s. It’s a cosy nook of an Indian restaurant on Spitalfields’ Commercial Road, boasting coppery brushed stucco walls, elegant potted plants, and a menu that takes culinary direction from both grand banquets at royal palaces, and the rural cooking traditions of soldiers trekking across the countryside.
And to help unify these two different styles – and in honour/comiseration with the weather getting colder – they’ve put together a special prix fixe winter feasting menu to be shared between two people, showcasing only the most heat-toting dishes on the menu. Dishes like…
- Purple yam and paneer kofta chaat; (v)
- 3 birds awadhi korma, made with chicken, pheasant and pigeon;
- Burnt achari cauliflower and potatoes; (v)
- Wild garlic chicken skewers;
- Whole tandoori sea bream with pickled black radish;
- Royal gucchi (wild mushroom) pulao (v); and
- Blood orange cake to finish.
And if you really want to push the boat out, there’s a suggested pairings list, too; including a Spanish organic Muscat; a dry white from Italy; and the option of either a delicate dessert wine or Herradura Anejo Tequila to cap it all off.
If you fancy giving it a shot.
NOTE: Gul & Sepoy’s winter feasting menu is available for lunch and dinner and costs £27pp based on two people sharing (+£20pp for a wine-paired option), Mon-Sat until 31st January. You can book a table on their website, right HERE.
Gul & Sepoy | 65 Commercial Street, E1 6BD
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