There's nothing to eat
How often do you look in the cupboards or the fridge and bemoan there being nothing you can cook? We've become so addicted to over-stocking or buying specific ingredients for a recipe, that we've forgotten how to be resourceful. There's something screwed up about this when we're throwing away so much of our food completely untouched and yet there are more food banks than ever. When I ... more
An appetite for politics
Two big ideas stopped in their tracks this week. Firstly, PipsDish has closed its doors. The no-menu, social dining experience which was intended as a three-month long culinary showcase for my book Cooking without ...
Reviewing the reviewer
As a restaurateur one is subject to reviews. It was bad enough in the days when one only had to fear the crapulous pundits of print casting their judgement after a long and liquid lunch. ...
Olive oil is like coffee, tea and flour, when you taste the best, nothing compares. It’s easy to understand how this liquid sun was the basis for the fine unguents of ancient history. Used ...