Monthly Archives: November 2011

Franceschetta 58 opens in Modena, Italy

Hot off the wires….pictures from the launch party of Franceschetta 58, the new gastrobistro owned by the 3 Michelin star chef, Massimo Bottura. Open Tuesday to Sunday +39 05930 91008 Franceschetta 58, via Vignolese, Modena 41100

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An introduction to Massimo Bottura’s Osteria Francescana

On a Saturday night, a couple of weeks ago, Massimo Bottura kindly talked a group of friends into relinquishing their table in the restaurant (they graciously accepted a table in his experimental kitchen instead). The kitchen team were in high … Continue reading

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Massimo Bottura celebrates 3 Michelin stars in Modena, Italy

Two weeks ago, chef Massimo Bottura was awarded a 3rd Michelin star for his restaurant, Osteria Francescana. It was the only new 3-star in Italy. There are now seven 3-stars in the country. It also the first time in Michelin … Continue reading

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Modernist Cuisine is Michel Roux Jr’s favourite cookbook…

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The Little Hastings & Rye Fish Cook Book 2

For their first book- The Little Hastings Fish Cookbook- Stewart and Sally Walton and Debi Angel rustled up over 50 recipes from Hastings’ residents, including Spoon HQ friend Maggie Alderson, local business owners and a couple of chefs including Rick … Continue reading

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The Fabergé Big Egg Hunt- Video

As a follow up to yesterday’s post on The Fabergé Big Egg Hunt, here is a short video made yesterday at the launch breakfast. Watch Tom Parker Bowles launches The Faberge Big Egg Hunt. Ailsa

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Books for Cooks

This Saturday morning Rosie Hogg (@Rosie_Hogg) will be cooking four seasonal and sumptious recipes from Maria Elia’s new cookbook, Full of Flavour at Books for Cooks (Jerusalem Artichoke and Chestnut soup, Italian Sausage and Cabbage Risotto, Carrot and Herb Salad and Orange and Rosemary … Continue reading

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Happy Hour at JOE’S Restaurant

JOE’S Restaurant have started a happy hour- all cocktails on the board are half price from Tuesday to Thursday between 5pm and 8.30pm and all night Friday. JOE’S Restaurant, 126 Draycott Avenue, South Kensington SW3 3AH

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The Big Egg Hunt Presented by Fabergé

Yesterday, food writer and broadcaster Tom Parker Bowles launched a new egg dish at The Goring Hotel to celebrate the countdown to the world’s biggest Easter Egg hunt- ‘The Fabergé Big Egg Hunt’ which will take place next year. A select … Continue reading

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Videos from Osteria Francescana

Amongst the beautiful photography and quotes on Osteria Francescana’s website, there are several exquisitely shot videos which pin cooking and being in the kitchen to music, art and science. All are well worth a watch. All of the images, can be … Continue reading

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