FOOD AND DRINK

An Interview With Chef Paul Welburn

An Interview With Chef Paul Welburn

  by Charlotte Jones

Last year Gary Rhodes ended his contract with The Cumberland hotel's W1 restaurant, and in November (2012), it was relaunched under chef, Paul Welburn. Welburn studied at the same catering college that launched the careers of James Martin [...]

Tags: Food and drink, An Interview With Chef, Andrew Pern, Cannes, Chef, chefs-corner, Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin S.C.A., Cumberland Hotel, food industry, food philosophy, Gary Rhodes, Interview, James Martin, London, menu, Paul Welburn, restaurant, Rhodes W1, Scarborough, sous chef, Thomas Keller, W1, W1 restaurant
An Interview With Chef Marcellin Marc

An Interview With Chef Marcellin Marc

  by Charlotte Jones

French chef, Marcellin Marc, is the head chef at Clos Maggiore which has been described as London's most romantic restaurant. Despite its Covent Garden location, the restaurant is the complete antithesis of a tourist trap and boasts a [...]

Tags: Food and drink, An Interview With Chef, Chef, Clos Maggiore, Covent Garden, France, French food, hospitality, Interview, London, Marcellin Marc, Provence, romantic restaurant
An Interview With Pâtissier Loretta Liu

An Interview With Pâtissier Loretta Liu

  by Charlotte Jones

Loretta Liu worked alongside the renowned Pierre Gagnaire in Raffles in Singapore when she was training to be a chef. The French master remains a big inspiration to Liu, who moved to the UK in 2001 to work for Raymond Blanc before opening [...]

Tags: Food and drink, An Interview With Chef, Chef, chefs-corner, Choux pastry, confectionery, Éclair, Fondant, French cuisine, London, Loretta Liu, On Cafe, On Patisserie, Pastry, Pastry chef, Pierre Gagnaire, Raymond Blanc, Singapore, Sugar paste
Restaurant Review: As Greek As It Gets in London’s Earl’s Court

Restaurant Review: As Greek As It Gets in London’s Earl’s Court

  by Charlotte Jones

Who doesn't love pita? The London food scene may be awash with burgers but at home we're all shovelling in houmous like our lives dependend upon it - they do, don't they? No? Damn! It's fair to say, I'm a fan of Greek food. Not just pita [...]

Tags: Food and drink, As Greek As It Gets, Chelsea, Dip, Dumpling, Earl's Court, Greek, Greek cuisine, Kensington, London, London Restaurant Reviews, Moussaka, Pita, Restaurant Review, waitress
An Interview With Chef William Drabble

An Interview With Chef William Drabble

  by Charlotte Jones

William Drabble is the head chef at Seven Park Place, part of St. James's Hotel and Club. Drabble was born in Merseyside but spent most of his childhood in Norfolk which is where he gained an appreciation for the seasons and fresh produce. [...]

Tags: Food and drink, An Interview With Chef, braised pig head, Chef, chefs-corner, Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin S.C.A., food industry, food philosophy, Head chef, Hotel, James's Hotel, London, Lune Valley, Mayfair, Michelin star, Nico Ladenis, Philip Britten, Pied A Terre, restaurant, St James's, Tom Aikens, United Kingdom, William Drabble
Winter Recipe: Leek, Chicken & Pancetta Pie

Winter Recipe: Leek, Chicken & Pancetta Pie

  by Charlotte Jones

I love leeks and not just because of my Welsh roots. Leeks have bags of flavour and can transform a bland dish into something really special. One of the most traditional ways to use leeks is in a pie. Teamed with chicken and pancetta (or [...]

Tags: Food and drink, British cuisine, Chicken, Cream, leek, Mashed potato, meat recipe, Pancetta, Pie, potato, winter recipe