The Greenhouse , London

PLEASE NOTE THAT VERY SADLY THE GREENHOUSE HAS PERMANENTLY CLOSED – HAPPY MEMORIES OF SOME AMAZING FOOD AND CHEF. What is it ? – A well established 2 Michelin starred Restaurant in the Mayfair area of London. Currently a favourite destination for Chefs on their day off. What`s Cooking ? – Haute cuisine / fine…

Ekstedt , Sweden – Food from the fire

What is it ?  –  A very unique Michelin starred Restaurant in Stockholm , Sweden where the guest can experience their full meal cooked over Scandanavian Wood and Fire. What`s Cooking ?  Modern Nordic Food with flavours of Smoke – Seafood , Game and foraged ingredients with a few luxuries thrown in for good measure….

Frantzen – Best of the best ?

  What is it ?  –  A superstar of the restaurant scene and the go to destination choice of most Chefs. 3 Michelin stars and currently number 21 on the Worlds best restaurant list 2019. What`s Cooking ?  A Nordic influenced seasonal menu with an Asian twist. Complex and very beautiful small plates of food…

The Ritz

  What is it ? – A landmark London hotel offering the greatest and the grandest dining experience in the land. (You`ll probably gather from that statement that it`s my favourite place to eat in the United Kingdom) Who`s Cooking ? – Executive Chef John Williams and his right hand team – Premier Sous Chef…

The Black Bull , Sedbergh.

`The Black Bull` –  What is it ? –  A 17th Century Coaching Inn with 18 Bedrooms, Bar, and Dining room / Restaurant. Where is it ? –  The Black Bull is right in the centre of Sedbergh (Sed-Ber) in Cumbria. Staying here will situate you perfectly  for venturing into the Lake District and the…

Cakes and Bubbles by Albert Adria.

What is it ? – Exactly what it says on the label –  Stunning innovative cakes and Champagne – Lots of it. For lovers of everything sweet like me it`s a perfect recipe for success. Where is it ? Right in the heart of Piccadilly circus. Just get the tube straight into Piccadilly and it’s…

La Dame de Pic – London

What is it ? – 3 Michelin starred French Chef Anne Sophie Pic has opened her first Restaurant in the UK , La Dame de Pic offering the very best local (UK) seasonal ingredients. Where is it ? – Restaurant La Dame de Pic is inside the Four Seasons Hotel overlooking The Tower of London…

PASTE , Bangkok – Lunch with Chef Bee.

  What is it ? – Thai Restaurant in Bangkok city serving intensely flavoured, beautifully presented , modern Thai cuisine. The recipes have been very well researched from Royal Thai archives and ancient family traditions. Paste has 1 Michelin star and Number 28 on the list of Asia`s Top 50 restaurants 2019. Where is it…

Rothay Manor , Ambleside.

  What is it ? – A Country house hotel and Restaurant in Ambleside , Cumbria (Right in the centre of the Lake district) 10 minutes walk from the shops and bars. Who`s Cooking ? – Chef Dan Mc George formerly of The Michelin starred Bath Priory. What should I expect ? The hotel is…

The House at Temple Sowerby.

What is it ? – A beautiful little country house and walled Garden (with lots of history) tucked away in a “Blink and you`ll miss it” Cumbrian village. Where is it ? – 5 Miles East of Penrith. Leave the M6 Motorway at junction 40. Who`s Cooking ? – Chef Jack Bradley (Ex Hipping Hall)…

Lerdtip , Bangkok with `Iron Chef` Gigg.

What is it ? – Lerdtip , The flagship Restaurant of Celebrity “Iron Chef of Thailand” Chef Gigg Kamol. The Restaurant has a Michelin star and has 2 branches in Bangkok. Where is it ? – Lat Phrao , The journey from our hotel in Nana Soi 4 was a nightmare and we managed to…

The Ryebeck , Windermere.

What is it ? – A traditional English country house hotel / Restaurant. Where is it ? – Just outside Bowness on Windermere , a very busy tourist town right in the heart of the Lake district. Who`s Cooking ? – Nick Edgar spent 15 years working for Raymond Blanc at 2 Michelin starred Le…