Mario Batali on a Vespa
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Home-made Pasta

“I went to Italy, where, during my first lunch, I ate a home-made pasta, and my life, in a small but enduring way, was never the same”  Bill Buford

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James Beard Foundation
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James Beard Foundation Awards 2015 Winners

The James Beard Foundation Awards are a bit of a marathon every year. After a lengthy evaluation process the nominee shortlist is announced in February/March. The Awards are then announced over several weeks in late April/Early May in seperate Gala receptions and Award ceremonies for the Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards and the Chef and […]

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9781743364406
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Event: The Zumbo Files – Adriano Zumbo ‘unplugged’

On Friday 1st May we’ll be chatting with master patissier Adriano Zumbo (dubbed by most Masterchef contestants the ‘Sweet Assassin’) about his new book The Zumbo Files. The Zumbo Files is Adriano’s third book and his most ambitious yet. Open it up and step inside.  It will blow your mind!  It’s sort of like Willie […]

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Thomas Keller
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The Soul of a Recipe

“A recipe has no soul ~ you, as the cook, must bring soul to the recipe” Thomas Keller Chef/Proprietor of the The French Laundry

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