A Moment of calm on the blogging front
Attentive readers have surely noticed that activity is not exactly at its peak for the moment. Fear not, I haven’t tumbled back into the great 2016 writer’s block. There are a couple of monumental changes that are being prepared, which will involve a slightly different approach to blogging, and a whole lot of new content to explore. Release is scheduled within a couple of weeks so be so kind to check this page from time to time or better yet, subscribe to the newsletter to discover the new offering the instant it comes online!
So, having enjoyed last year’s experience at Ottolenghi’s Spitalfields location, we took our precautions and booked a table at Nopi well in advance. Rightly so, seeing as the place was packed! I am an enormous fan of the Plenty books, mainly as the recipes remain so accessible. Sure, you need a couple of ingredients that may be relatively obscure to what you would normally put to use in everyday cooking, but overall, I am always surprised by the ease and speed of actually preparing the food. The food presented in Nopi is from a different level though, and whereas the explanations still make it sound doable and easy, from my experience, there are a couple of recipes that you would need to put through a test-run before presenting them at a dinner party. Continue reading →