Dee Laffan reports from the final of the 2017 Euro-Toques Young Chef of the Year. Seen as the most competitive culinary competition in Ireland for young chefs, the Euro-Toques Ireland Young Chef of the Year, presented by La Rousse Foods, is a highly sought after accolade to take home. Open to professional chefs under the age […]
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A Shoreditch Christmas by way of Peru: How chef Vito Reyes blends Peru and London during the festive season Traditional Christmas menus can be found at restaurants all over London this time of year. At Andina, a Peruvian restaurant in Shoreditch, chef Vito Reyes creates dishes that are inspired by the cuisine and produce of […]
‘I would never return to the UK.’ For a chef who grew up in an English pub, and who graduated through the hallowed kitchens of St John, Edward Delling-Williams doesn’t seem to miss too much about British life and work. To be fair to him, being weaned on the local bitter can be a experience […]
Dee Laffan spoke to American chef Andy Ricker during his recent trip to Dublin for The Big Grill Festival about his love for Thai cuisine and the challenges of introducing a new cuisine to diners in Portland.
Last month saw the 70th anniversary of the Edinburgh Fringe festival, an event which brings thousands of visitors to the historic city. We look at the restaurants in the city and the strengths and challenges of being in the centre of an event of this magnitude.