Scouring and searching the globe for purveyors of luxury, Veruca Salt showcases the very best of what the world has to offer in terms of food, drink, fashion, beauty, travel, entertainment, lifestyle and much more.
With a 'Lust of the week' outlining the most on-trend and favourite product or brand for the week, Veruca Salt also regularly reviews and updates on elite venues, members clubs, exclusive products, limited edition designs and one-off bespoke items, along with the old favourites and classic brands that have pathed the way for so many others.
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A Clear Winner With Purdey - Lust Of The Week
I’m very much looking forward to the next few months, when the winter shooting season really gets going in the UK. I simply love the outdoors, with the dogs and when its ok to sip on sloe gin whilst the dew is still settling!
I am quite a keen shot apparently, or so I have been told, and I do love a good bit of healthy competition, not to mention the reward after a day’s hunt. Mmmmm…
However, my most favourite part of any shoot is getting dressed: I am a girl who loves her style afterall. And of course, having the right equipment and clothing makes the world of difference. For this, Purdey is still my number one choice. Refined, comfortable and warm, I love the matching tweed and the new Herringbone range, but my Lust of the Week is the Sheepskin Hand Muff.
Ok, not exactly handy on a shoot (I know!), but it is perfect for keeping my mitts toasty. And it makes for the most sublime accessory, working with many of my outfits during the winter months.
British Glamour Still Going Strong At The Ivy!
I ♥ The Ivy and most certainly do not frequent the venue as much as I would like.
So at the beginning of the week, I decided a visit was long overdue. Having managed to get a table (a girl has her ways!) I waited like an anxious teenager, willing the hours to speed through to supper!
I had completely forgotten how absolutely stunning the venue is. I am a sucker for the 20’s and especially adore the delicate stained glass that adorns the entire building. After a much needed glass of champagne, not to mention a good 20 minutes mulling over the food and wine menus I placed my order – Potted Kiln Roast Salmon, followed by the Roasted Devonshire Chicken with Foie Gras stuffing and Truffle Jus (for 2) finished off with a Baked Alaska (although, sadly, not of the traditional kind).
My Salmon was delicious, perfectly accompanied with thin slices of fresh and crunchy cucumber – I cannot stand it if it is soft. The main course of chicken was by far my favourite dish. Juicy, succulent and, as the waiter commented as other diners mouths were salivating as the feast arrived, the envy of every other guest in the room. The potatoes were crisp yet fluffy, buttered spinach perfect, but it was the Foie Gras Stuffing and the truffle Jus that really brought the whole dish together. Melt in your mouth flavours that were utterly scrumptious. There was not a thing left! The Alaska was not so much baked, instead a tableside Flambe version, that caught the attention of many.
We left with our tummies full and rather merry – the Quincy Sauvignon Blanc was the ideal partner for the chicken ;0)
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Veruca Salt is a new blog, Scouring and searching the globe for purveyors of luxury, Veruca Salt showcases the very best of what the world has to offer in terms of food, drink, fashion, beauty, travel, entertainment, lifestyle and much more.