Erica Husain February 4, 2022

Car Crash Chicken with Onions (a recipe)

January’s Car Crash started with a real time demonstration of Tony’s New Year Resolution that being bang on time for every appointment was so last year! Which is to say that when we went ‘live’ at 6.30pm, nobody but Chloe was aware that the camera was now rolling –Tony having nipped downstairs in the meantime, to find his ‘stage presence’ and ‘powder his nose’. The lucky viewers who tuned in on time were treated to random off screen chat, accompanied by a beautifully composed shot of prepped and ready ingredients...

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Erica Husain December 6, 2021

Gingerbread in the Village (a recipe)

Thanks to our lovely visitors in Wimbledon Village last Sunday – we had a whirlwind of a day celebrating #christmasinthevillage @wimbledonvillage, and hope all those who participated enjoyed the sessions we hosted with @villageschoolofdance @monkeymusic_wimbledon and #wimbledonbabysitting. The gingerbread we were offering – freshly made in house in our working display kitchens – flew out like hot cakes! We had so many requests to share the recipe that we’re sharing our ‘quick and dirty’ scribblings of the ingredients and method used (full words and more legible typescript available from our...

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Erica Husain August 4, 2021

Choc chip cookies: a recipe

This recipe comes courtesy of the generosity of a certain Cyril Lignac (@cyril_lignac), responding to an early case of a lockdown blues by doing what he’s best known for (baking sweet stuff), and – with the aid of his iphone – streaming the session Live from his Paris apartment – for the benefit of all those locked in at home who cared to join him, seeking consolation, connection, comfort and – of course! – cookies. It was the charmingly analogue, amateur precursor for what eventually became a hugely popular national...

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