Category: Food & Wine

On the table: Noble Rot

This month we sent Sophie Thorpe to report on Noble Rot, the new eatery from the team behind the eponymous magazine – a wonderfully-unstuffy spot that offers fantastic food and seriously fine wine. When I worked on a stall in Borough Market three years ago, I was shivering my way through a quiet midweek shift […]

On the table: 45 Jermyn St.

In her quest for the finest food in London, Victoria Stewart visits 45 Jermyn St., a suitably self-deprecating eatery owned by Fortnum & Mason and serving an extremely enjoyable ‘afters’ menu. (Victoria was a guest of the restaurant.) The funny thing about 45 Jermyn St. is that you could walk in all dressed up expecting […]

Essential ingredients: Christmas leftovers (and a ham)

As fridges groan under the weight of Christmas leftovers, and stomachs grumble after the excesses of yesterday, the race to avoid waste begins. Rather comfortingly, even our Head Chef has a recipe for that quintessentially English post-Christmas indulgence: bubble and squeak. On the table: Bubble and squeak conjures up fond childhood memories for me. It […]

The call for canapés: gougères

The eternal challenge with drinks parties is finding the perfect accompaniment for the all-important wine. With the requirement to be effortless, enticing and impressive, it can seem an impossible task – but our Head Chef Stewart Turner has the solution, with these scrumptious cheesy canapés. These delicate cheese puffs are always top of my canapé […]