Chef in Training

I was fortunate enough to visit Immie during her gruelling schedule at the Cookery School. The students had an early start and¬†worked all morning each in teams to produce different aspects of the lunch menu. Such an industrious kitchen and I was so envious of the fantastic organisation of equipment and ingredients. I was invited…

Cookery School

This exceptional cookery school is run by Darina, Rory and Rachel Allen assisted by an additional ¬†team of fantastic teachers and technicians. I was in awe when we dropped off Immie as everything is so aesthetically pleasing. The corridors and hallways are full of wild flower arrangements so creatively thrown together and baskets and dishes…

Petersham Nurseries

Feel the need to escape the hustle and bustle and the smog of the big city? Petersham Nurseries is an oasis of tranquility right in the heart of London. The journey begins with a drive through Richmond Park and today was a glorious day with deer all basking in the sunshine. The approach to Petersham…

The Ginger Pig

The Ginger Pig began over 20 years ago in a near derelict farmhouse and three Tamworth pigs. It now farms over 3,000 acres of pasture and North Yorkshire moorland and at the heart of it all is the ethos of good animal husbandry and welfare. Tim Wilson is the owner and one of the most…