Monthly Archives: September 2011

Hangover Thoughts: Fergus Henderson, Shaun Hill, Chris Hirst

Fergus Henderson’s Hangover Thoughts If you follow simple rituals, things should not go too awry: a nip of Fernet Branca in the morning to fire the engines up (the head barman at the Savoy swore his longevity was a result … Continue reading

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Rude Health Rants – weekend line-up

The proudly outspoken Rude Health gang are passionate about real food, the way it should be. Get the low-down on the latest food issues from those in the know – our guest producers, chefs and food writers – as they … Continue reading

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Trevor Gulliver – a very particular approach to wine

The St John legacy is an ironic one. The restaurant purports to be a simple, back to basics establishment. Nothing fancy – just good, honest food. Or as its co-proprietor, Trevor Gulliver, puts it: “There’s nothing simpler than Fergus puts … Continue reading

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Cafe Spice Namaste goes native this festival weekend

Chef Cyrus Todiwala and his wife Pervin dare Abergavenny Food Festival goers to find out for themselves when Mr Todiwala’s Organic Bombay Bangers and Seven Spice Burgers are served up in the castle grounds this weekend. It’s an open secret, … Continue reading

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Henry Harris: Racine, French bourgeois food and the festival weekend

Let’s get one thing straight, Henry Harris has no ambition to reinvent the restaurant, far from it, he just wants to cook “good French bourgeois food”. He opened his South Kensington restaurant, Racine, nine years ago to do just that: … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea with Leon at the Dewsall Pop-up this Saturday

Breaking News! Henry Dimbleby and Claire Ptak are joining the Dewsall team to make Afternoon Tea at The Dewsall Pop-up in Horsington’s Yard (Saturday 17, 3.30- 5.30pm) an even more scrumptious affair. Henry and Claire will be in charge of … Continue reading

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Henrietta Lovell is on a mission

Henrietta Lovell is on a mission. She wants the British to reclaim their heritage. Tea. “You know I’m obsessed with tea, tea is everything to me,” she says the moment she arrives in Joe’s Café where we arrange to meet. … Continue reading

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