I admit, head hanging in shame, that before I went to Glasgow my preconceptions were of deep fried Mars bars, heavy drinking and the mistaken thought that the film Trainspotting was set there (wrong, it was set in Edinburgh). What I actually discovered was a city ripe with choices for foodies with a love of sustainability.
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One simple taste or smell can transport us to a place far away in miles or memory. Lamees Ibrahim does just that for Iraqis who are unable to live in their country of birth. And for many more of us who love to sample new and different flavours.
The Iraqi Cookbook is a gem from start to finish. That it is the only book of recipes published in Europe, in English, on Iraqi cooking makes it even more special. Click here to read my review published in Sublime Magazine.Read More
It takes a rare kind of creative team to set up a project that gives inner-city young people a new and transformative passion, one that points to the prospect of future employment.
Sometimes a series of events comes together at just the right time, allowing something special to emerge. This is exactly how the work of London NGO Global Generation got off the ground and into skips.Read More
Taking sophisticated sensory stimulation to new heights, this understated eatery in the docks of Copenhagen makes you feel instantly at home through a flawless, yet unfussy service.
With foraging and Nordic ingredients at the heart of their ethos, a spectacular ten-part starter menu showed off the artistic and food science skills of the talented team of chefs led by René Redzepi. With
creations ranging from the weird to the downright wacky, each bite was a journey into the unknown, but unswervingly wonderful. Click here to read my review, published in Sublime Magazine in November 2011.Read More