Category Archives: Food & Drink

Savoury Sweets

Heston Blumenthal: some say he looks a little like me (and yes, I am happy to point out that I DID get that the wrong way around, considering he is a LOT older than me… PHEW!), and some say he … Continue reading

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Hit me with your Swizzle Stick

Ian Dury didn’t strike me as a cocktail man – but who knows? If he was then I am sure that the lyrics from his seminal hit might have been tweaked a little if had known about these little gems … Continue reading

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Lovely Jubbly

Ah, it’s Friday and the sun is shining on a wonderful crisp late autumn day here in West London. The servers are purring away nicely and the team is beavering away delivering the next phase of development and all the … Continue reading

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Pollen Street (anti)Social

Let me first start by saying that I am big fan of Jason Atherton; both the person and chef.  I have read his book, seen him on TV in numerous roles and also seen him first hand interacting with chefs … Continue reading

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Liking The Ledbury

London, June 26th 2011, The Ledbury, #34 San Pellegrino Top 50 Restaurants in the World Aussie chef Brett Graham has been making a name for himself on the world’s stage ever since he started working for Philip Howard at The … Continue reading

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Playful pleasures

San Sebastian, June 2nd 2011, Arzak, #8 San Pellegrino Top 50 Restaurants in the World. As a birthday/holiday treat M and I had the pleasure of enjoying the fabled creations of Juan Maria Arzak and his daughter Elena (who shares … Continue reading

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Easter eggs

I’ve written before about the different traditions of Sweden and the UK.  Today it’s Easter and of course the subject has to be Easter Eggs! Anyone from the UK will know about our obsession for chocolate Easter eggs – they … Continue reading

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