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<> British Street Food Awards

So it was the first day of the inaugural British Street Food Awards this afternoon. It is being held over the weekend outside of Jamie Oliver’s ’15’ restaurant in Hoxton. Street Food has really taken off in the last year so this festival of food seems like a fitting celebration of this thriving industry. The […]

<> Sushi Samba

Sushi Samba began in Park Avenue South in New York city in 1999. It is the bizarre mixture of Japanese, Peruvian and Braziliam cuisine that apparently flourishes in Lima and Sao Paulo. There are 5 Sushi Sambas in the US and the new outlet at the top of the Heron Tower is their first venture […]

<> Photography Photography Photography..

We have had the pleasure of Mark Bolton’s company for the last couple of days. Mark is an award winning photographer whose work spans interiors, gardens, lifestyle and hotels. His interiors photography is used by furniture makers and designers throughout the world and he has also recently been a category winner at the prestigious ‘Garden Photographer […]

<> Lemon Tart Brulée

Lemon Tart (serves 12) Tart Case Bought pre-rolled shortcrust pastry (pate sucrée) – 500g Place in the case and neatly mould into the sides. Prick all over with a fork about 15 times. Rest in the fridge for 30 minutes while prereheating the oven to 180 degrees. Add a scrumpled up piece of baking paper […]

<> Heston Blumenthal’s Meat Fruit

The eponymous Meat Fruit – the star attraction at ‘Dinner by Heston,’ recently anointed within the world’s top ten restaurants. A dish so complicated that it can only be completed with 6 days hard work and plenty of gastro-gadgets. In actual fact this dish can be completed within 2 days and is technically quite straight forward. It is essentially a super-smooth chicken liver parfait.