Wild Honey & Rye

Wild Honey & Rye

Wild Honey & Rye comes at a good time, and no, not because the wonderfully bat shit crazy mistake of Brexit and what might happen here. No, it’s because I’ve been having a real hankering for pierogis of late. Admittedly ‘Polish cuisine’ is not one that comes readily to mind when you think of the…

Book Review: The Sportsman

Book Review: The Sportsman

Well all I can say is thank god Stephen Harris changed his mind and wrote this book; it is perhaps the most remarkable and personal cookbook I have read. Somehow it fills you with warmth – oh, and a little, check that, a lot, of jealousy. To appreciate the Phaidon published book, you need not…

Central

Central

Many top chefs have come to their profession by a circuitous route. Gordon Ramsey famously planned to be a footballer, while Daniel Burns and Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø of Torst/Luksus in New York came from careers as a philosophy and mathematics graduate with dreams of winning the Fields Medal, and as a teacher, respectively. Virgilio Martinez perhaps…