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Cantoni del Poble 9

I woke up feeling remarkably good (it must have been the warm Catalan sunshine streaming through the window) and called Nookie to arrange lunch in Poblenou. We had nowhere specific in mind, so walked to the Rambla de Poblenou (a … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Jambalaya

March 4th, 2014 Mardi Gras, also known as Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday and  Pancake Day is an annual Christian feast day, relative to fasting for lent, which starts the next day, Ash Wednesday. To celebrate Mardi Gras, I had originally intended to … Continue reading

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Hai Ha

July 31st, 2012 I had dinner with Catie at Hai Ha, a Vietnamese restaurant in Hackney last week. Hai Ha is generally referred to as Mandy’s (after it’s owner) and it was the first Vietnamese restaurant on Mare Street when it opened … Continue reading

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Neon Barbecue

May 12th, 2012 My friend Simon Tyszko asked me to cook for his birthday party, at his studio in Battersea (previously a school science lab). We considered wok cooking over a gas powered water feature, but the flame wasn’t hot enough … Continue reading

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Fried Rice

February 11th, 2012 I had dinner with Niko and Kiki this week – we all took it in turns to chop and stir things. Bacon was fried with chopped onions until it went crispy, before adding green beans, mushrooms and baby … Continue reading

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Chelsea Arts Club

September 6th 2011 I had lunch yesterday, with Camilla, at the Chelsea Arts Club. I hadn’t been there for a while and was pleased to see that very little had changed since the mid 1980’s. Sadly cameras are not allowed! … Continue reading

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Sushi in The Outside World

May 14th 2011 To celebrate the end of Olimax’s PortrATE show at The Outside World gallery, we had a little party and once again I did the food. I made up some Makizushi – rolled sushi in nori (black seaweed). … Continue reading

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