Articles from October 2009

October 2009 Articles Archive from Foodepedia

  • Fancy cakes for fanciable people

    Tuesday October 27th, 2009

    The Primrose Hill Bakery has opened up a branch in Covent Garden. Anita Pati who admits she has a thing going with Mr Kipling, steps out to see if fancy cupcakes could be her cup of tea.

  • All in a good cause

    Saturday October 24th, 2009

    A crowd has gathered in the upstairs room of the Hinds Head pub in Bray on Thames for the launch of a new cookery book. Many of the assembled have probably never heard of the author and have been lured to the event by the promised attendance of Heston Blumenthal, Andy Lynes included

  • Ferran Adria: Will you still love a man out of time?

    Tuesday October 20th, 2009

    Ferran Adria was in town last week. The legendary chef/patron of the World's Best Restaurant El Bulli took part in a live Q&A session in front of his adoring fans. It turned out to be one long answer though as the Master held forth non-stop and at length. Andy Lynes bravely had his hair blown back by the word blast and reports on it all here

  • Classy - James Martin's Executive Blender

    Sunday October 11th, 2009

    The box is shiny black and James himself poses on the front, semi-lit and looking like one of the Bad James Bonds, George Lazenby perhaps. The question I keep asking myself is why would an Executive want a table blender anyway? Don’t they employ people to blend things for them?

  • Land of the Giants - Beer and a view in French Flandres

    Wednesday October 7th, 2009

    Lunch at the Auberge du Moulin de la Roome meant shuffling past a gang of heavily mustached workers having their midday feast like the Village People on a break. Food is a selection of meats and pates, all very good indeed, as it’s what they like to eat around here, washed down with, what else, but fine beer.

  • Why can’t the English teach their children how to eat?

    Saturday October 3rd, 2009

    There are more cookery programmes and celebrity chefs knocking around these days than there are dinner ladies. It’s enough to make you think that this country is in the middle of a foodie frenzy, an orgy culinary patriotism. Except it doesn’t feel that way, not even in the beating heart of the London restaurant scene.