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An Interview With Chef Yoshinori Ishii

An Interview With Chef Yoshinori Ishii

  by Charlotte Jones

Japan-born chef Yoshinori (Yoshi) Ishii is the executive chef at Umu, London’s famed and award-winning Kyoto restaurant serving a traditional Kaiseki tasting menu. After studying at culinary school in the late 1980s, Ishii went on to [...]

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An Interview With Chef Stevie Parle

An Interview With Chef Stevie Parle

  by Julie Zhang

You might recognise Stevie Parle from Channel 4's Spice Trip series, on which he and professional spice blender, Emma Grazette, sought out the stories and secrets behind some of the most common spices in our pantries. Away from the [...]

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An Interview With Chef Tong Chee Hwee

An Interview With Chef Tong Chee Hwee

  by Charlotte Jones

Tong Chee Hwee’s career began in 1963 with his first job at Happy Valley restaurant in Singapore. While working at the Ritz-Carlton in Singapore he met restaurateur Alan Yau and moved across the world to become the head chef at [...]

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An Interview With Chef Chris Underwood

An Interview With Chef Chris Underwood

  by Charlotte Jones

Pastry chef, Chris Underwood, is the mastermind behind the bread and dessert menu at The Five Fields restaurant in London’s Chelsea which has received much acclaim since its very discreet opening in the spring of 2013. Underwood’s [...]

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Restaurant Review: The Five Fields in London’s Chelsea

Restaurant Review: The Five Fields in London’s Chelsea

  by Charlotte Jones

A visit to The Five Fields fine dining restaurant in Chelsea comes with great expectations. The restaurant’s opening in spring 2013 was probably one of the capital’s most understated of all time but the kitchen boasts a heavyweight [...]

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An Interview With Chef Larry Jayasekara

An Interview With Chef Larry Jayasekara

  by Charlotte Jones

Larry Jayasekara was appointed executive chef at The Manor at Weston-on-the-Green in Oxfordshire in July 2013, after stints at Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, Marcus Wareing at The Berkeley and The Savoy Grill. Originally from a small [...]

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