Thinking back to when we first came up with the idea to do an event in conjunction with OLIO, this all seemed like it would be a fun and easy idea...little did we know we'd be running around London until late the night before one of the most interesting lunches we've cooked to date! More details coming later this week, but for now, enjoy this amazing video!!....R.
We here at Smoke & Salt (well me and R.) just wanted to write a quick post to say Happy Easter! We are curious as to what the big man himself would have eaten on Maundy Thursday, I’m indeed talking about the big J-Dog or Jeezus and how he’d have lined his stomach before his unfortunate Friday crucifixion (not you Kanye)...
Last weekend, R. and I were invited to celebrate 1 year of Canele production from the guys over at Babelle. If you follow us of Twitter or Instagram, you'll know how much we enjoy those delicious, crispy bundles of joy. If not, check out the video above to see a sneak-peek, behind the scenes look at canelé construction.
Last Thursday R and I we're invited to cook at the increasingly popular Elmore Jam popup/supperclub in Islington. We'd like to give a big shout-out to Nick for playing the part of the big, cheerful host and the rest of the guys who make this such a special place to be for any upcoming chef...
Wow, R. keeps a well stocked pantry! I think, living the bachelor lifestyle, you may not be as impressed by my store-cupboard essentials..! I am one of those people who tend to go out and buy stuff when I need to cook, and there is nothing wrong with that, be inspired by what is in season, tastiest looking and affordable - you'll never go wrong. Here is the few things I do keep knocking around: (NOTICE: I HAVE TO APOLOGIZE FOR THE PICTURES WITHIN THIS BLOG POST, MY PHOTOGRAPHY SKILL LEVEL IS 0.)...
Earlier this week on the blog I promised a video of Iran showing you some of the sights and foods of the country. As relationships with the Western world continue to progress I can only hope that this, and your own general interest, has sparked some excitement to visit this vast country. Oh yeah, I also owe a list of noteworthy restaurants to stop in on don’t I?!...
Back in August, A was kind enough to share his experiences during his time in New York while on holiday. Now I’ve had my own little break in Iran, a first for me, allowing me a chance to meet another side of my wife’s family. From Tehran to Shiraz, I’ve felt it apt (without any pressure or arm-twisting from A) to share my food-experiences from a country working hard to bring in a new wave of curious tourism….