What do we need to know about Indulge?
This new delivery-only company is based up in Walthamstow and was founded by chef Andy Bowler. Bowler has an impressive background having trained under both Michel Roux Jr and Simon Rogan (working at both Roganic and Fera at Claridge's) with his most recent job - pre-Lockdown - at Gordon Ramsay's Petrus in Knightsbridge.
So he's branched out on his own?
He has, offering a weekly changing fine dining meal kit delivery. Think modern British cooking using French classical techniques.
Is it fancy stuff?
The end result certainly looks gorgeous, but Andy maintains they've done all the hard work, so while you'll need an oven, a hob, a couple of saucepans and a frying pan, that is it. Everything that does need to go in the oven, goes in at the same temperature, so fire it up and away you go.
Here's what we had (and what we had to do to it):
What about drink?
Andy's teamed up with local wine merchants Forest Wines who offer a suggested wine pairing with each week's menu.
We hear that Indulge already has a massively loyal following in North East London with loads of repeat custom and it's easy to see why. Menus change every week, so you'd never get bored - and there's very clear instruction given, along with a photo sheet so you can see exactly what the finished dishes should look like. As their delivery range expands, you should seriously consider giving them a try.
More about Indulge
Delivery: East, North and South East & South West London
How much: A three-course meal with bread costs £45 per person.
How to book: Order online.
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