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Heston Blumenthal’s Dinner

Our first proper restaurant review, of Heston Blumenthal’s new venture, Dinner. Luckily for me, one of my friends had managed to get in quick with a reservation when they opened (about three months ago) – the Tuesday after the Bank … Continue reading

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Barcelona – Can Recasens

A short restaurant review/recommendation. We stumbled on Can Recasens when in Barcelona for Primavera festival. It’s a little way from the centre of Barcelona, just off the Avinguda Diagonal, on the Rambla del Poblenou. The menu is very simple – … Continue reading

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Annals of exotic ingredients – bottarga

A few months ago a good friend who’s worked as a chef all across Europe came to visit from Italy, and brought a big bag of top-notch culinary swag with him. Among semi-cured salamis, aged carnaroli rice, artisan neapolitan spaghetti … Continue reading

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