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 […]

Venison steak with braised red cabbage & potato mousseline

Cook up this delicious seasonal dish by our head Chef Sam. This recipe has easy to follow step by steps instruction to print out  that will make a perfect cozy dinner for two  Serves 2 Venison steak with braised red cabbage & potato mousseline Sam Carelli 2 portions Fantastic seasonal winter dinner for a weekend dinner or a dinner […]

Scary Halloween witch on broom chocolate

Its the month of October and all through the streets houses are big decorated with pumpkins, spiders and skeletons in anticipation of all Hallows Eve on the 31st October. Revel in the changing of the seasons and the dark winter nights and think ahead to ghoulish treats to delight your family and friends. Mark the […]

baked butternut squash and herbs.

Homemade balls of fluffy butternut squash gnocchi with rich butter and sage… not sure there is a better Autumn dinner. Don’t be intimated by all the steps because once you have tried homemade gnocchi you will never want to buy shop bought again. You can also make double the recipe and freeze the extra gnocchi […]

cauliflower chestnut soup

Autumn is just around the corner and here at Mimosa we are looking forward to making and eating comforting and warming soups, such as this chestnut and cauliflower one. Serves 4-6 Chestnut & cauliflower soup Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients ½ tbsp olive oil, plus a drizzle to serve […]

New to Herne Hill this summer is Weekend Brunch at Mimosa Delicatessen and Cafe. Join us on weekends from 9am to 2pm Saturdays and 10am to 2pm on Sundays and enjoy a hot drink and a meal on our gorgeous hidden patio. Sam, Carelli, Mimosa’s Head Chef has created a delightful menu of Brunch classics […]