Archive For February 2010

Allergy-Free Cookbook for Kids

Allergy-Free Cookbook for Kids

There seem to be more and more youngsters suffering from allergies these days. The author Leslie Hammond was also a sufferer so she understands the health and social issues surrounding food allergies. She is now a mother of children who also have food issues so she has become an authority by necessity. It’s obviously not…

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Moët Movies at Axis, One Aldwych

Moët Movies at Axis, One Aldwych

One Aldwych is one of the best addresses. It stands on a corner plot in the middle of London in Covent Garden. This is an area which once boasted London’s biggest vegetable market but which is now celebrated as an iconic space filled with restaurants, boutiques and a market which these days sells crafts and…

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The Food and Cooking of Peru

The Food and Cooking of Peru

I confess that I was a bit startled at the prospect of reviewing a Peruvian cookbook. It’s a measure of my ignorance that I had expected lists of ingredients that would be difficult to find outside South America, with the notable exception of guinea-pig and I couldn’t visualise a trip to the pet shop after…

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Theo Randall Cookery Masterclasses

Theo Randall Cookery Masterclasses

In his early twenties, following an apprenticeship with Max Magarian of Chez Max, Theo Randall started work at The River Café where Rose Gray and Ruth Rogers made him head chef and a partner in the business. It’s a measure of this man that he is held in such high esteem by his peers. In…

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Mestizo Restaurant

Mestizo Restaurant

I had my first little peek at Mestizo last year. Just a cocktail and some nibbles but it was enough to give an indication that this was a spot to linger over and enjoy. A real meal was in order so off I went with guest in tow to see if that first impression was…

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Vegetarian Cooking of India

Vegetarian Cooking of India

Mridula Baljekar presents us with another superb example of her skill as a food writer. Vegetarian Cooking of India is the latest in a string of books which exemplify the reasons why she is held in such high regard by home cooks, those with a passion for Indian food, and collectors of beautiful recipe books….

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