An angel at his table

Actress Kerry Fox interviewed in the Observer ‘favourite eateries’ column and muses on fellow Kiwi, ex-flatmate and celebrity chef, Peter Gordon’s Tapa Room – as well as  his influence on her own culinary habits. “Peter is one of the forerunners of fusion cooking in this country. He made a name for himself working at the Sugar Club by using a mixture of Asian and European ingredients, common in our native New Zealand … while we were living together, I never used a recipe book. Instead I’d decide what I felt like eating, say fish, ring Peter, and he would make up these fantastic dishes off the top of his head.”


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Paint Maker Cassandra Ellis Tells Stories in Tones

Paint Maker Cassandra Ellis Tells Stories in Tones

There’s a very particular harmony in the South London home of Cassandra Ellis. Inside, the atmosphere is of preternatural calm. For anyone familiar with Atelier Ellis, the independent paint company (originally…