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June: in elderflower heaven

Guess what: the day we were spending hours in the kitchen also coincided with the sunniest day of the year so far. Unlucky? Not us – we were really looking forward to our 6th dinner, and meeting our guests who,

June: in elderflower heaven

Guess what: the day we were spending hours in the kitchen also coincided with the sunniest day of the year so far. Unlucky? Not us – we were really looking forward to our 6th dinner, and meeting our guests who,

May: finally…asparagus is here!

This month Violaine took care of the eventbrite administration so when I rushed downstairs to answer the door I was pleasantly surprised to see Alessia. We met Alessia, a few months ago, at Rino’s pizza party. Besides being good at

May: finally…asparagus is here!

This month Violaine took care of the eventbrite administration so when I rushed downstairs to answer the door I was pleasantly surprised to see Alessia. We met Alessia, a few months ago, at Rino’s pizza party. Besides being good at

April: feasting through Spring

A bit like London buses all come at once, April’s been busy with 3 Clapton Pot-related dinner invitations: first there was Rino’s pizza night in Maida Vale. Rino was one of our first Clapton Pot guests (in January), and having

April: feasting through Spring

A bit like London buses all come at once, April’s been busy with 3 Clapton Pot-related dinner invitations: first there was Rino’s pizza night in Maida Vale. Rino was one of our first Clapton Pot guests (in January), and having

March: carameleon

Or how a bag of sugar gets reincarnated 3 times, including when one local celebrity chef swans into the kitchen to demonstrate how caramel’s really made, only for him to leave us with perfectly shaped, but of no use to

March: carameleon

Or how a bag of sugar gets reincarnated 3 times, including when one local celebrity chef swans into the kitchen to demonstrate how caramel’s really made, only for him to leave us with perfectly shaped, but of no use to

February: all about pears

Woop – the Clapton Pot is now fully launched! This time we were better prepared and had less to do between courses, so we were able to really join in on the conversation (although I wonder whether both of us

February: all about pears

Woop – the Clapton Pot is now fully launched! This time we were better prepared and had less to do between courses, so we were able to really join in on the conversation (although I wonder whether both of us

January: make it happen!

We first talked about it in November, and here it is: on the last Sunday of January we ran a short notice trial dinner for our first Clapton Pot. We limited it to a small group, so we could test

January: make it happen!

We first talked about it in November, and here it is: on the last Sunday of January we ran a short notice trial dinner for our first Clapton Pot. We limited it to a small group, so we could test