Jamie’s Italian has won the Feed People Well award for its new children’s menu, on which every dish includes at least two portions of vegetables.
The organic movement’s original aim of making good food available to all has been derailed, says the restaurateur Raymond Blanc. Instead, he says, organic food has become the preserve of the well off. In an interview in the Daily Telegraph, the longtime organic supporter says that the industry has “shot itself in the foot by […]
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 […]
Raymond Blanc, one of Britain’s most celebrated chefs and a strong proponent of organic food, has been confirmed to host a live demonstration in this year’s Natural Food Kitchen at next month’s Natural & Organic Products Europe trade show (Olympia, London, 7-8 April). The influential French chef, who was awarded an honorary OBE for his […]
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…)