Raymond Blanc


“At least you didn’t call me Gordon!”

This is the moment one member of the packed audience for Raymond Blanc’s appearance at the Natural Food Kitchen might just want to forget. “Marco, I’ve been an admirer for a long time,” she volunteered, instantly realising the mistake. “Ah, that’s really made me smile,” said Raymond graciously – then adding “at least you didn’t […]

April 11, 2013 Continue Reading

Raymond Blanc

When Raymond Blanc was seven his papa came in from the family garden one day with a handful earth and told him to look at it very carefully, sniff it, and then — yes — taste it. It was the lesson of a lifetime the celebrated chef and restaurateur tells NP editor Jim Manson. (more…)

February 23, 2010 Continue Reading