The thrust behind the new healthy kids’ menu at Theo’s Simple Italian became apparent, when my daughter’s friend proclaimed she had never eaten carrots in her life - because vegetables make her “want to throw up when they get to her throat”.
One-time ‘enfant terrible’ of the British culinary landscape, Marco Pierre White, was the youngest chef to be awarded three Michelin stars 20 years ago when he was just 33 – a title he still holds to this day.
“You’re going to be ok, it’s like eating peanuts,” my friend coaxed me, as I contemplated spooning the grasshoppers past my lips, which were on top of the guacamole sitting in front of me in Santo Remedio.
Considering Robin Dunlop grew up on his family’s oyster farm in Scotland, it’s no wonder he’s so particular about sourcing the finest, fresh and reasonably sourced, seafood at his own restaurant, Mussel Men.
Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.