“I fucking hate mussels – fucking, fucking hate them boyo” Tony spat the words at me like he was clearing his throat of some poison then promptly washed away any residue with a fresh gulp of Snake Bite – a lethal mix of Cider, Whisky and Lager – we called it ‘The Chef’s Chimaera’… Read More Parmesan and Herb Mussels with The Chef’s Chimaera
“It’s Goat” “It’s fucking what”?!! “It’s Goat…well parts of a goat….I’m not sure exactly which parts though” “Goat….like in Baaahhhaahhha?..not lamb or beef…horny goat”!? “Yeah, lung and liver aswell most likely, they eat it here by the tonne….. and goats don’t go ‘Baaahhhaahhha’ its more Naaaahhhaahh, more nasally” “Your focus on bovine noise making in… Read More Cabrito & firey corn salsa
The heat is intense – I haven’t ever experienced intensity like this before and in truth I’m very friggin’ nervous. I suspect this is what Hell’s maw might look and feel like….if there is such a thing as a hell…… I like to believe there isn’t. The fire is alive, this is the… Read More Pizza with Paolo T.
“Chicken is a blank canvas, it’s there to be interfered with…….it needs to be…it needs to be brutalised and scandalised……I need to brutalise and scandalise my chicken Rory – lets go to work” Tony slid off the bags of flour stacked 4 tall in the dry store above the Kitchen, stubbed his Marbolo Red on… Read More The Scandalised Chicken Shred
The energy of the Kitchen isn’t good, this isn’t normal, this is very, weird. Barreling at terminal velocity we are now at the half-way mark of a punishing Thursday night service and for the last 90 minutes we have been mercilessly and relentlessly hammered*. My brain is in turmoil, this is not supposed to be… Read More Flatbreads stuffed with Spinach and Feta….and a stabbing..