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Happy Rosh Hashanah! Have Some Honey Cake…

Sticky, citrussy and laced with warming cinnamon, honey cake is traditionally eaten to symbolise sweet beginnings on Jewish new year – a ritual well worth adopting in my book. A topping of caramelised pear slices makes this the best looking … Continue reading

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Another London Bar for Mozzarella Mecca Obikà

There is mozzarella – those bland, chewy white blobs that spring out of supermarket packets like over-sized eyeballs – and then there’s mozzarella – sigh-inducing melt-in-the-mouth clouds, glossy and snow white on the outside, gooey like whipped cream at their … Continue reading

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Britain, Spice Up Your Food!

Every felt your fish & chips lacked a certain something? Think the Yorkshire pud could do with livening up, or that your Shepherd’s Pie lacks flair? Well, chefs Cyrus Todiwala and Tony Singh believe that any traditional British dish would … Continue reading

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KITCHENETTE: London’s New Hub for Food Entrepreneurs

At first this just sounded like another pop-up – admittedly a very appealing one, with epic brunches provided by The Good Egg Cafe and cookery demos from top chefs such as Roast’s Marcus Verberne, all in a disused Citroen garage … Continue reading

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Nara: The New Eating-Out App

While this blog is primarily about my home cooking endeavours, from time to time I’ll come across wider gastro news and launches that I think may interest my fellow foodies – like this new app, which generates accurate, personalised recommendations … Continue reading

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El Bulli Comes to London

The legendary Catalan restaurant may have closed its doors two years ago, but the gels, emulsions and ‘texturas’ live on as a major retrospective opens today at Somerset House. Frozen Parmesan air with muesli, Kellogg’s puffed rice paella and amber-glowing … Continue reading

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Foodie Inspiration No2

In 2005 Moshik Roth became the first Israeli chef to win a Michelin star and now holds two for his Amsterdam restaurant &samhoud Places. This delicate creation is pretty much the antithesis of my current ‘rustic’ (read: tastes decent but … Continue reading

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