Posts from 2016


Read More Creme Caramel

Posted on Wed, 01/06/2016

The dessert in the last cookschool series was a Creme Caramel -a very classic dessert that has been on our menu for many years. The version Rick did in the class was different to the one on our menu - a higher ratio of egg...>>>

Read More A postscript

Posted on Wed, 01/06/2016

We've had some nice compliments paid to us over the years, and usually for me it is enough to share them with Rick and the guys we work with, and am seldom tempted to spread them more widely. But had just checked in with...>>>

Read More Peter Gordon

Posted on Sun, 05/06/2016

We could have been busy tonight had we been open, which has somewhat taken us by surprise, because for the last few years there has been no demand for dinner on the Sundays of long weekends, and we've got into the habit...>>>

Read More An open world

Posted on Wed, 08/06/2016

Rick and I are currently obsessed by 'Homeland', riveting viewing, and an depressing commentary on the hate perpetuated between cultures, religions and countries. The human despair that results from that conflict,...>>>

Read More Top 50

Posted on Wed, 15/06/2016

For those who came to see the movie 'Noma' with us, news that this years list of the worlds top 50 restaurants ( did I manage to say that without any sarcasm? ) has been announced and Noma has dropt to 5th place. My...>>>

Read More What makes a great chef

Posted on Thu, 16/06/2016

I have just disappeared down a bit of a rabbit hole of internet reading, in part because I am procrastinating about heading out for a walk. What started as reading about the latest inanities out of Donald Trumps mouth progressed...>>>

Read More TWR Winemakers Dinner

Posted on Sat, 25/06/2016

On Thursday evening just gone, we did a winemakers dinner with Anna from TWR Wines. A lady we have had the pleasure of  meeting a few times over the years, and who has always left a special resonance in her wake. Genuine...>>>

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