Fans of the famous chef know that if there is one thing Gordon Ramsay excels at, it’s a perfect beef wellington. This tricky dish has thwarted cook after cook, but somehow, the dish has become second nature to the former athlete turned celebrity.
If you’ve ever watched a season of MasterChef or Hell’s Kitchen (or any of his other famous food-based shows), you know the beef wellington is often each contestant’s Mt. Everest, so to speak: some summit proudly and some barely make the climb. Do you think you could handle it?
Recently, Gordon Ramsay connected with the new YouTube Masterclass series, Gordon Ramsay Masterclass, and provided helpful cooking tips and recipes for some of his most favorite and standard dishes. In the video below, he takes you through his famous beef wellington recipe step by step, giving preparation tips along the way. If you dare, get your ingredients ready (list below), and give it a try!
- 400g flat cap mushrooms, roughly chopped
- sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
- olive oil, for cooking
- 750g piece of prime beef fillet
- 1-2tbsp English mustard
- 6-8 slices of Parma ham
- 500g ready-made puff pastry
- flour, to dust
- 2 egg yolks, beaten