February 12th, 2011
You won’t believe it, it’s not a joke or trying to sound very clever in my post title, there really is a Potato Council in the UK. And this so called Potato Council is at the moment running a campaign to make the spud more popular and raise its profile.
In this scope, Uyen from Fernandez and Leluu,Â Roast Potato, Never Enough Shoes (she blogged about it here) and myself were invited to an evening ‘in the name of the potato’ held at the cookery school of the Michelin starred celebrity chef Jean-Christophe Novelli. Read more... (577 words, 5 images, estimated 2:18 mins reading time)
January 9th, 2011
I have only one New Year’s resolution for 2011 which is to cook more. And what would be a better start for this ambitious project than to attend a couple of cooking classes.
The choice of what cooking class to attend first was easy: Uyen who is hosting my favourite supper club Fernandez & LeluuÂ in Hackney (now Leluu’s Supperclub) has recently started to teach Vietnamese cooking in her kitchen. As Vietnamese is one of my favourite cuisines and I have experienced many times at her supper club that Uyen cooks exquisitely, I immediately booked myself a place. Read more... (924 words, 24 images, estimated 3:42 mins reading time)
September 20th, 2010
Discover the Origin – protecting food in Europe.
People who care about the food they eat are increasingly aware of where their food comes from.Â Discover the Origin is an Europe wide campaign promoted by the European Union to enhance the knowledge about the provenance of certain foods. Not only to help consumers with information about the origin of their food but also to protect certain trade names associated with specific locations against imitations, the EU has introduced the concept of PDO (Protected Designation of Origin). Read more... (760 words, 4 images, estimated 3:02 mins reading time)