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 […]

Wow…. what a year 2017 was! We expanded our team and our locations in London. The Mimosa Café opened at the Foundry in Vauxhall and we opened a commercial kitchen in Brockley as well as started the renovations for Mimosa Crystal Palace in early 2018. Mimosa catered a number of weddings this year at venues […]

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 […]

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 […]

Chicken & vegetable pie

Chicken & Vegetable Pie Serves 8 people 20 minPrep Time 35 minCook Time 55 minTotal Time Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients Ingredients  500g skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets – cubed 4 carrots, sliced 150g frozen garden peas 3 to 4 stalks celery, sliced 75g butter 1 onion, chopped 5 […]

2016 year in pictures

Mimosa 2016 – a year in pictures  Its always fun for us to look back on the year to see what we have acheived! Here are some of our favourite images of 2016  Clockwise from top left  Summer bar opening at Mimosa Kennington with Olivier, Ashley & Steph Mimosa Kennington opened in January( our third location) […]