Brian Maule

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  • 19 May
    2016

    Drygate and the Rise of Craft Brewing

    Drygate and the Rise of Craft Brewing

    With the rise in growth of craft brewing there's never been a better time for quality beer. The experts from Drygate will host our Beer Quest, where guests will be taken on a journey through their featured beers and then enjoy Lunch cooked by Brian. Drygate is the UK's first experiential Craft Brewery - we at Le Chardon d'Or take food seriously - the brewers at Drygate take Beer seriously - what's not to like?

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  • 09 May
    2016

    Ragout of langoustines, smoked salmon and leek in a white cream sauce - Recipe of May 2016

    Ragout of langoustines, smoked salmon and leek in a white cream sauce - Recipe May 2016

    Something featuring lovely fresh Scottish seafood for summer, nice and elegant with enough flavour but not to overpower the fresh seafood flavours.

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  • 02 May
    2016

    Isle of Harris Gin - May 2016

    Isle of Harris Gin

    The concept for the Harris distillery grew out of a realisation that the island's natural assets could best be harnessed to address its acute economic problems through a project that brings this special place and its qualities to the attention of a wider audience. According to the company: 'The creation of the Isle of Harris Distillery in Tarbert is thus driven by a deep and abiding love for the beauty and wit of this place and its people. We want to make a 'Social Distillery', with the future of Harris at its heart, not only to enrich the island, creating an enterprise that will thrive for decades and even centuries to come, but to send the magical, elusive spirit of the island out into the world.'

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  • 21 Apr
    2016

    Pouilly Fume 2014 - Henri Bourgeois Wine of the Month May 2016

    Henri Bourgeois Wines

    Henri Bourgeois Pouilly Fume is our featured white wine of the month. Being served as part of our exclusive wine dinner on the 17th of May 2016.

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  • 11 Apr
    2016

    Squid and Pork Belly - Recipe of April 2016

    Something a little different, nice and rich with bags of flavour.

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The quality of the food every time I visit Chardon d’or has been consistently outstanding. In addition the personal touch which Brian brings as he goes round the tables at the end of the meal just adds to the occassion.
Jack Ogston, Regional Director (Scotland), Clydesdale Bank