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Candlelight for dark days

Candlelight for dark days

I have been amazed at how busy it turns out I can be with a closed restaurant. I blinked and lockdown 2.0 was over.

Opening will be a little different due to the new rules but I have an..

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Sloe Progress

Sloe Progress

Thus far Autumn has been absurdly stressful at Gloucester Studio. Firstly, my card reader broke (I prefer not to badmouth people so shan’t say which one it was) and while my lovely diners were..

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Gloucester Studio has reopened!

Gloucester Studio has reopened!

Oh happy days. After months of lockdown then slowly trying to unpick the rules, last Friday night I welcomed six guests to Gloucester Studio (for the time being this is how many people I’m..

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Celebrations during Covid19

Celebrations during Covid19

I had some great news last Friday and while Mini Chef and I have adjusted pretty well to lock down due to Covid19, it was strange not being able to celebrate as we usually would. For this kind of..

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Small Scale Baking

Small Scale Baking

Even before lock down, I was very much against food waste but whereas a few leftover cupcakes could be thrown in the freezer for the future, with flour still a little tricky to get hold of, I’m..

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Camp outs and dirty burgers

Camp outs and dirty burgers

Despite my love of cooking over fire I am absolutely not a camper. I like decent water pressure from a hot shower and sleep on high thread count cotton sheets. Sitting around a camp fire in a..

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My Banana Bread

My Banana Bread

With baking banana bread and making a sourdough starter top of every middle class Coronavirus checklist how could I resist sharing my own recipe?

Baking has been a surprisingly contentious issue..

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COVID19

COVID19

After a rather tumultuous 2019 I was feeling pretty upbeat about 2020. The New Year got off to a quiet start but I had two booking in March and had just taken on Rachel Berry from Side Plate to..

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