The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


Lee heads to San Sebastián…

Billed as ‘the most important gastronomic event San Sebastián/Donostria will hold this year,’ Russell Allen (from Aubrey Allen) and I headed out for a couple of days. It’s one of those wonderfully under the radar cities.  Sure there are tourists, but not so many that the balance between local and holiday is lost – it feels … Continued

Vegetarian, flexitarian, or not veggo at all?……

 Mildreds is having a great time right now. After 28 years of a single restaurant, they’ve taken the plunge, and opened 2 more, and all are thriving. Corin, our senior chefs and I spent a day in London with Dan, their exec chef last week – and wow did we cook and eat some great … Continued

A world without Bowie…

It’s a weird thing to feel real sadness when someone you don’t know dies.  But with artists (music or otherwise), if you love their work – and if their art has touched you in some way, (especially when heightened by the nostalgia of a parent playing their music in your childhood) brings a real sense … Continued