Henrik Ritzén And Magnus Ek Host Nordic Feast

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Join Aquavit and Stockholm’s Oaxen Krog for the ultimate Nordic feast this March


Taking place on March 13th, Londoners will be treated to a Michelin-starred feast, created by two powerhouses of Nordic cuisine. Aquavit’s Executive Chef Henrik Ritzén will be joined by Magnus Ek, the formidable head chef of Stockholm staple, Oaxen Krog, who will journey to London to collaborate on a special menu inspired by their Swedish heritage.

For over 20 years, two Michelin-starred Oaxen Krog, located on Stockholm’s Djurgården island, has prided itself on producing unique and creative dishes, using ethically and sustainably sourced ingredients, which are predominantly taken from Oaxen Krog’s own farm or in areas surrounding the city.

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Diners will have a rare opportunity to sample Magnus Ek’s signature style as part of the special six-course menu, with some dishes incorporating native Swedish ingredients brought to London especially for the occasion, such as potato miso and forest capers. Henrik Ritzén’s dedication to authentic, Nordic-inspired cuisine, using high- quality, seasonal ingredients will complete this showcase of the best Scandinavian fare.

The six-course menu will include:
• Bread and smoked cod’s roe butter
• Scallop, cep, truffle seaweed
• Veal tartar, cauliflower, dill
• Cabbage, kale, potato miso, hazelnut, soured Jerusalem artichoke cream Beech wood smoked mackerel, crab apple, lovage
• Duck, chanterelles, forest capers, celeriac
Yorkshire rhubarb, Swedish curd cheesecake, almond ice cream 

Make it happen
When: March 13th 2018
Where: St James’s Market 1 Carlton Street, London SW1Y 4QQ
Cost: £95 including service charge, with wine pairing for £55

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