Shoreditch restaurant Lahpet has launched an online shop, selling a range of Burmese pantry staples, plus meal kits to recreate some of Lahpet’s signature dishes at home. Each kit requires customers to buy just one or two fresh and accessible ingredients, such as tomato or lime, and options include: coconut noodles with chicken – rich and fragrant chicken and coconut noodles, with chicken and coconut broth, egg noodles, shallots, spring onion, paprika oil, egg, lime, coriander and crispy noodles to garnish; Tea leaf salad – an umami-packed with pickled tea leaves, double-fried beans, cabbage, dried shrimps, garlic cloves, red chillies, dressing, fish sauce and sesame seeds; and ginger salad – with pickled ginger, double fried beans, cabbage, fresh shallot, crispy shallots, garlic, coriander, red chillies, toasted gram flour and shallot oil.
Angela Hartnett is now cooking Thursday to Sunday from Café Murano Bermondsey as the team launches its pasta delivery set-up, complete with an online Italian grocery. Customers can order ready-made meals such as family-sized lasagne, risotto kits, spinach and ricotta tortelli, and tagliatelle with sausage ragu, plus mix-and-match fresh pastas and sauces. Meanwhile, the small grocery section sells fresh vegetables, deli items, dried pastas and flours, wines and cheeses to cook at home with.
Prawn on the Lawn
Prawn On The Lawn has reopened its Highbury restaurant solely as a fishmongers. Day-boat Cornish and Devonshire seafood is making its way up to London, alongside some choice wines, herbs and vegetables. Over the next few weeks owners Katie and Rick are experimenting with some ‘meal deals’, but not as you know them. This week: for £25 for two, at-home kits include a bottle of wine, Padstow crab, fresh homemade pasta, lemon, chilli and olive oil. Next week expect the likes of mussels with soda bread and n’duja, or hake, tomato and butterbean stew.
Mac & Wild
Mac & Wild has now launched its Venimoo burger kits across the UK. Each kit is filled with ingredients and recipe cards to feed four people, packed with four wild venison patties, four beef patties, baby gem lettuce, gherkins, burger cheese slices, two peeled and finely sliced onions – ready to be caramelised at home – as well as sesame brioche buns. A selection of sauces including béarnaise, mustard and Mac & Wild's ‘Red Jon’ sauce will come served in sachets, ready to be spooned onto burgers and layered up. All game and meat provided is sustainably sourced and sent direct from the Scottish Highlands.
Riding House At Home
Riding House at Home has launched, bringing home kits, ready-to-eat dishes and quality produce to homes across London via its pop-up store and home delivery service. Created by the team behind Riding House Fitzrovia, Loyal Tavern and Rail House Cafe, the online shop is stocked with restaurant-quality DIY dishes such as chicken, morel and truffle pie; Cornish lamb with spinach, minted mushy peas and wholegrain mustard sauce; and bake-at-home cookie dough. For a true weekend brunch experience at home, customers can order pancakes with clotted chantilly cream and berry compote, and a Full English breakfast complete with bloody marys and buck’s fizz.