Journal

11th July, 2012

Charcut, Calgary

Charcut, Calgary

It’s always fun when you go to a restaurant and  either you or someone you’re with knows the chef or someone important at the restaurant. There’s always great service, little surprises and generally a sense of feeling special. However, there are a few rare occasions when knowing someone at a restaurant can work against you, […]

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06th April, 2012

Patagonian Feasting: El Calafate, Argentina

Patagonian Feasting: El Calafate, Argentina

. . . . . . . . Leaving the lush green, red and orange autumnal colours of Ushuaia, a short journey on the other side of the mountains revealed a Patagonian landscape completely opposite to one I’d just left behind. Here there were no tall trees or hills covered in greenery, but a barren […]

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30th September, 2011

Origins – Rungis Market, Paris

Origins – Rungis Market, Paris

There are food markets and there are food markets. Everyone’s been to a food market whether its Borough Market in London, Boqueria in Barcelona, Aw Taw Kaw in Bangkok, Spice Bazaar in Istanbul, Greenwich, London and the list can just go on and on and on. Each has its unique charm and one usually wanders […]

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08th August, 2011

Barbecoa

Barbecoa

There’s one thing you can say about Jamie Oliver and that is that he does it well! Far too often I get asked what I think of Jamie as he never really came across as a chefs chef, but rather everymans chef. To be honest, I think Jamie Oliver is one of a kind. When […]

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02nd July, 2011

This Hungry Chef – Mains, meat

This Hungry Chef – Mains, meat
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