Palomar

The Palomar Cookbook, Mitchell Beazley, London, 2016 On Monday July 7th, 2014, I had dinner with Peter, Phoebe and Max at the Palomar in London, 24 Rupert Street, Soho. I wrote in my diary, “this may have been the best restaurant meal I have ever eaten”. I had read about this restaurant in the Time … Continue reading Palomar

Nigella’s Kitchen

Kitchen, recipes from the heart of the home, by Nigella Lawson, Chatto and Windus, 2010. I have five Nigella Lawson cooking books. I use everyone of them regularly, except this one. I wonder why? Perhaps because by the time I was given this book I already had too many cookbooks? Never mind why, March is … Continue reading Nigella’s Kitchen

Kitchen Diaries

The Kitchen Diaries by Nigel Slater, Fourth Estate, 2005. Nigel Slater likes to cook the way I do. Mostly planning around what I already have in the cupboard or garden and sometimes being inspired by what I see in the market, to spontaneously change the plan. I like to cook simple weeknight suppers, mostly vegetables … Continue reading Kitchen Diaries