leek, courgette and parmesan fritatta by Mimosa foods London

Its September and feeling like the end of summer with shorter days and a crisper feel to mornings and evenings…. so why not make this velvety frittata to hold onto those last few days of sunshine before the Autumn sets in just a little bit more…. serve it with a green salad or some freshly […]

Creamy lemon asparagus risotto denotes the start of the summer months with its fresh flavors and smooth texture. Great as a midweek meal be sure to slice the asparagus thinly up to the tips but then leave the tips intact for a lovely busy of color and flavor dotted throughout the risotto. Serves 6-8 people […]

Welcome Spring and the beginning of asparagus season with this delicious shaved asparagus salad with parmesan, cherry tomatoes & blended avocado dressing. Try this for a satisfying spring lunch or for a starter at your next dinner party. Ribboned asparagus salad with avocado dressing Samuele Carrelli 4 starter servings or 2 light lunch servings 20 […]

Fresh spring rhubarb

The arrival of rhubarb always signals the beginning of Spring to us. Apple and stem ginger elevate a simple rhubarb crumble with the sweetness of the apple to balance out the tart rhubarb and the hint of warmth from the stem ginger. Crumble is one of those “just because” desserts that can be made for […]

Mimosa Crystal Palace

We are excited to announce we are opening our fifth café in Crystal Palace at 84 Westow Hill this March. Opening 7 days a week at 7.30am (weekdays) and at 9am for brunch on weekends we hope to become Crystal Palace’s go to cafe spot!  Some of the features that will make our café a […]

Potato Gratin Dauphinoise

Potato Gratin is one of only a handful of dishes that Mimosa has been making continuously since we opened in 1997. There is no better comfort food then the blend of layered slices of potato with cream, garlic and cheese, then baked till the top is crispy. In our opinion Gratin goes with every winter […]

Mimosa's classic Beef Bourguignon

Beef Bourgingon is a Classic French dish from the Burgundy area in France. It was originally a peasant dish and the slow cooking of the beef would have tenderized tougher pieces of meat. Nowadays it is a wonderful dish that can equally be found in high end restaauranats as well as at home for a […]

Pomegranate braised pork belly by Mimosa London

This months Recipe of the Month, by our Head Chef, Sam Carelli, is one worth waiting for…. Slow cooking takes time and this braised pork belly needs almost 2 hours of oven time but when it comes out of the oven so tender and sticky you’ll know it has been worth the wait! Be sure […]

Amidst all the indulgence of the Festive season why not make this hearty and healthy Vegetarian stew for dinner one night or why not double it to have some leftovers when you have eaten your fill of turkey!  Vegetable and Chestnut Stew Sam Carelli Serves 4 as a main course or 6 as a light […]