Monthly Archives: July 2011

Flash Cooking by Laura Santtini

Flash Cooking – Fit Fast Flavours for Busy People Laura Santtini Publication November 2011 Price £20 With Flash Cooking, Laura Santtini has christened the latest food trend and turned what is an exciting new cooking genre into a do-able and bite-sized philosophy … Continue reading

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Today’s photo shoot was fuelled by…..

Today’s Stella shoot at JOE’S was fuelled by Chocolate & Rose Fairy Cakes c/o the delicious Maria Elia. Spoon HQ’s lunch consisted of reheated Left-Overs – the most delicious scraps of Maria’s Rosemary Porchetta – which Piggy Canet brought back … Continue reading

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Bompass & Parr make a little more magic

Bompass & Parr has us in awe with their playful take on food. Their innovative work is driven by their “exploration of synesthesia, performance and setting affecting the taste of food”, quite a mouthful to say the least. To better grasp … Continue reading

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AUDREY GORDON’S TUSCAN SUMMER

Here at Spoon we’ve been chuckling away at the newest cookbook to arrive on our desks… Audrey Gordon’s Tuscan Summer Recipes & Recollections from the Heart of Italy with Audrey and Phillip Gordon Published by Hardie Grant, £14.99 Audrey Gordon’s … Continue reading

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Maria Elia’s Cornish Potato and Cavolo Nero Soup Graduates

Maria’s “incredibly subtle soup of early Cornish potatoes with cavolo nero and lemon oil” which Fay Maschler found to be a “winner” on JOE’S Set Menu has graduated to the main menu (£5.25). Here’s the latest line up which we picked … Continue reading

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Restaurant Recommendations around Bank Station

A friend asked us recently for some restaurant recommendations in and around the City. Restaurant recommendations are something we get asked for quite often but being SW6, E8 and E3 based, the City isn’t an area we can claim to … Continue reading

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A Sunday Afternoon Feast From Skye Gyngell & Petersham Nurseries Cafe at Wilderness Festival.

On the 14th of August, one of our favourite chefs, Skye Gyngell of Petersham Nurseries Cafe, is “headlining” a sumptuous al-fresco banquet for 200 people. It’s happening at Wilderness Festival, which to our knowledge is the newest addition to the … Continue reading

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Modernist Cuisine- how those jaw dropping cutaway photographs were made.

Have you looked at this perfect hamburger cutaway shot in Modernist Cuisine and wondered how it was done? Nathan Myhrvold explains all in this recent video. Ahh, the mystery is solved! Ailsa

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bills Odaiba is now open!

Photo by Kenji Tarumi. Meet the team at Bill Granger’s newest restaurant in Odaiba, Japan. Located in Decks (Tokyo Beach), the restaurant – Bill’s third in Japan – features incredible views of Tokyo Bay.  More snaps of the launch party and … Continue reading

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New Publications for Autumn 2011

Bill’s Everyday Asian by Bill Granger Publication Date: September 2011, Published by Quadrille, RRP Hardback £20 The big, bold taste explosions of Asia demystified and served simply and cheaply with punchy, vibrant flavours. For Bill, this isn’t exotic or complicated food, it’s everyday and democratic. With … Continue reading

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