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Heston Blumenthal is not a classically trained chef. Having spent many years touring France and staging in kitchens as he went along, every night Heston would go home and try and recreate dishes as perfectly as he could. After taking a punt in opening a restaurant in Bray, it very quickly became a must-see destination, followed by three Michelin stars, and was at one point the best restaurant in the world. Heston has become known for his ‘wacky’ approach, but it’s one that is desperate to make the most of every ingredient he turns his attention to.

kitchen wizz pro review

kitchen wizz pro food processor: one year on review

This is an update from my original Sage by Heston Blumenthal Kitchen Wizz Pro food processor review. To see the original click here. sage by heston food processor When you first get a new toy, you can get quite giddy about it. You'll use every feature, you'll tell all your friends about it, you'll use it non-stop for two weeks. But do you keep using it? That's the trick, isn't it. Kitchen gadgets are notorious for gathering dust after the initial … Continue Reading ››

recent rumblings: a round up

It's been a while since I rolled up the latest stuff I've been up to, so here goes! Weird Ingredients 12 Weird Things Heston Ble I couldn't resist rounding up 12 weird things Heston has cooked with and listed them over at Buzzfeed here. Includes Devil's Penis. Go check it out! Five Guys UK five guys UK bacon cheeeseburger all the way Oh lordy. This was a burger. Five Guys invited me to their first UK restaurant outside of London, based in Essex … Continue Reading ››
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heston blumenthal deep fat fryer review

sage by heston deep fat fryer I've dabbled with deep fat fryers in the past. I've often found them smelly and a pain to keep clean. One of mine in the past even burned a hole into its back! I tried out the Sage by Heston Deep Fat Fryer recently. Like most things in the range, it's a proper man-toy. All brushed steel and digital displays; it's not exactly pink and fluffy. Features-wise it prides itself on preset timings for various common foods. There are settings for a few things and in … Continue Reading ››

heston blumenthal kitchen wizz pro food processor review

heston blumenthal kitchen wizz pro You may have noticed I rarely do full-on review posts like this. It's just not my thing. I'd run out of things to say too quickly. But for this gadget I'm willing to make an exception. You know how some kitchen gadgets get used once, and even if you like them you'll shuffle them away to a back cupboard? Or give them away? That's not the case with this one. This one has invaded my kitchen to the point where I've put others … Continue Reading ››

heston blumenthal’s ultimate cheeseburger

heston blumenthal's ultimate cheeseburger What is it with burgers? After spending the 2000s in the doldrums, they're now elevated to greasy lunch treat du jour. I was a little surprised to see this recipe from Heston pop up online; his In Search of Total Perfection Burger involves grinding different meat cuts together, the most laborious method for making a bun you've ever seen, and a quite detailed method of making cheese slices involving … Continue Reading ››