We Speak to Virgilio Martinez

We Speak to Virgilio Martinez

Arriving at 31 Rathbone Place, the home of Lima in Fitzrovia, I’m told, after some confusion as to who I was and why I was there, to make my way downstairs, where I should find Virgilio Martinez . Descending from the long white, naturally lit restaurant to the dark blue basement area with its own…

Ceviche Secrets from the Master

Ceviche Secrets from the Master

Peruvian cuisine may have conquered London, with ceviche found on any menu that purports to be on trend. Varieties abound from the types of fish used to the elements used to make the tiger’s milk, the acidity of which cooks the fish. Ceviche and Senior Ceviche are the names most know and by far two…

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…