Chef Yogesh Datta has relaunched his fine-dining Indian eatery the Painted Heron after 15 years in operation to showcase plant-based and dairy-free dishes.
Following refurbishment, décor at the TPH of Chelsea on Cheyne Walk draws inspiration from India. The menu follows suit, as dishes are all made without ghee, butter, cream, milk and other dairy products like in India where dairy is rarely used.
Datta wanted to create a healthy menu that would cater to meat eaters and vegans alike.
Dishes on offer include jackfruit biriyani, Tibetan momos dumplings, double tarka daal and spicy aubergine curry (which are all vegan); chicken tikka with charcoal dust, lamb cutlets with ginger chutney and minced venison kebabs, cooked on a Josper grill.
Meat used is all free-range from grass-fed animals including wild boar, duck, bison, king crab, lobster tail and Japanese seabass.
He said: "I'm absolutely thrilled to be adjusting our brand for 2018; TPH of Chelsea will encompass the same level of quality we've become known for, with a greater lean towards sustainability, ethical cooing and an unforgettable dining experience with people of all dietary persuasions can enjoy in a central setting."
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