A date for your diary

Many of you will have seen Dan on TV with Michel Roux junior in the series Kitchen impossible, I was certainly impressed with what he achieved and I am looking forward to being part of the judging team at this event. It will be a real test for the chefs involved,...

Eat Jersey 2016

Eat Jersey 2016 3-6th NOVEMBER I have been lucky enough to visit Jersey many times over the years. It is an easy place to get to from Dorset and a real delight when you are there; beautiful beaches, great coastal walking and, of course, it has some superb food on...

Sourdough Revisited

I kept a starter alive at the restaurant for a number of months but, if I am honest, although we made some acceptable sourdough, it never really fitted into the rhythm of a small commercial kitchen. We had no prover and just the space that the trays of proving rolls...

Bellavita

BELLAVITA –┬áTHE EXCELLENCE OF ITALY Many of you will know how much Italian food culture has influenced my cooking, I really appreciate the seasonality, simplicity and some of the iconic ingredients used. Pastas, risottos, Italian breads, superb cheese,...

Walter Rose

I have worked with Walter Rose for a number of years now and the quality of meat they supply is consistently excellent. Chatting with Jack recently we talked about some of the cuts that are a little bit more difficult to sell. I have always loved breast and neck of...