We joined Portugal-born Chiltern Firehouse chef Nuno Mendes as he prepared a dinner inspired by Fergus Henderson’s iconic Nose to Tail Eating: A Kind of British Cooking book.
At a recent dinner of cod's roe and syllabub, London chef Jeremy Lee paid tribute to Elizabeth David, the iconic food writer who introduced post-war Britain to Mediterranean cuisine and ingredients beyond tinned meat.
London boozer-cum-restaurant The Marksman recently hosted a dinner with iconic St. John founder Fergus Henderson, using his favourite French cookbook—Ma Gastronomie—as inspiration.
“This whole thing about gastropubs being born in 1985—fuck off,” says Tom Harris, one of the chef-owners of East London pub The Marksman. He and partner Jon Rotherman are sticking to tradition inside—while also serving curries made with whole kid goats.