Chef Profile: ARTURO GRANATO Executive Chef, Avista Restaurant, Grosvenor Square, London.

Welcome to the second of my unsung Chef Profiles and allow me to introduce to you ARTURO GRANATO, Executive Chef at AVISTA Restaurant in the Millennium Hotel, Mayfair. I was taken to AVISTA for dinner by my daughter as a Father’s Day present and enjoyed a lovely Tasting menu – delicious food, elegantly presented. I… Continue reading Chef Profile: ARTURO GRANATO Executive Chef, Avista Restaurant, Grosvenor Square, London.

A Rave: WATERMELON and CUCUMBER from Straight + Narrow Restaurant, Limehouse, London

I find myself writing again about the Straight + Narrow restaurant in Limehouse… well, it is on my way home from the train station and it is all too easy to siddle in with my pathetic excuse “I’m too tired to cook myself”! Rather than a complete review of my meal, I just had to… Continue reading A Rave: WATERMELON and CUCUMBER from Straight + Narrow Restaurant, Limehouse, London

Double Yolkers!!

I don’t care what age you are, it is always magical and very exciting when you get a double-yolked egg….  As it happens this was the third double-yolker out of the same box of six eggs.  There must be something in the air in Northern Ireland to create such clever and industrious hens!