Heart Musings

Man versus Food and Fire……

Man versus Food and Fire……

Last week, Bob the Builder finished Big Bertha Mark 3, a large wood fired pizza and bread oven, so we decided that Saturday evening would be the practice inaugural opening event, inviting a few friends round to christen the oven. I prepared for the event by asking friends over for the weekend, and leaving them […]

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  January 18, 2016   No comments
Natale Italiano – or Christmas D.O.P. In Simon and Alessandro’s Crazy Style!

Natale Italiano – or Christmas D.O.P. In Simon and Alessandro’s Crazy Style!

Saturday 21 November dawned bright and………..SNOWY! Our Christmas extravaganza in the Curious Kitchen was already panning out better than we could have hoped: Simon had collected Alessandro Martini, proprietor of Italian Days Experiences based in Bologna from the airport, along with Pina and Anna, two wonderful ladies from the ‘Bolognese Society of Pasta Nonnas’. Most […]

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  December 2, 2015   No comments
There’s not mushroom on the  table part II……

There’s not mushroom on the table part II……

October 15th 2015 saw the second round of one of our even more extraordinary outdoor events:  a Mushroom Foray with the inimitable John Wright, mycologist, writer, cabinet maker and TV personality. The event started at 10am with a quick briefing from Simon, and an invitation to try a gift bought for Simon by Marc, web […]

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  November 10, 2015   No comments
A Corporate Lunch in the Curious Kitchen….

A Corporate Lunch in the Curious Kitchen….

“Today we will embody the time boundaries and mechanical expertise of the Germans and add the passion, flair and love of the Italians”……. “We have 2 hours”…… As you may know already my dear reader, here at Heart Kitchen, we offer tailor made packages at prices and times to suit the customer, so when we […]

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  May 18, 2015   No comments
A-Foraging we go!…..

A-Foraging we go!…..

Part 1 At Heart Kitchen, we love a bit of foraging. Whilst it is great enjoying a stroll through the woods in the gentle spring sunshine, it is far more rewarding to return with a basket bulging with tempting fare to be experimented with in the Curious Kitchen. Foraging was once fundamental to our way […]

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  May 11, 2015   2 comments