Stoke Newington Literary Festival

stokeylitfestAlso – if you’re in or around north London on Sunday June 4th, come and see me talk to Bee Wilson about her new book, First Bite, at the Stoke Newington Literary Festival. 4pm at St. Paul’s Church Hall. Tickets cost £6 and are available here.

 

 

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Russian edition

1017062415…and Russian

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Japanese edition

51yC1wKSe8L._SX389_BO1,204,203,200_Been a while since I’ve posted…just a quick note to say that The Flavour Thesaurus is now available in Japanese

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Brazilian version now available

1The Brazilian version of The Flavour ThesaurusDicionário de Sabores – is now available, published by Casa da Palavra, and complete with brand-new entries covering specifically Brazilian combinations like carrots with chocolate, and guava with cheese.

 
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Christmas signing in Covent Garden

If you’re in London next Thursday, December the 19th, come along for mince pies and a glass of wine at Waterstone’s Covent Garden. I’ll be signing copies of The Flavour Thesaurus from 6pm.

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KLANG at the Roundhouse

logo-exploreThis Thursday, the 22nd August, at the Roundhouse in Camden, the London Contemporary Orchestra will perform four pieces from Stockhausen’s KLANG, under Conrad Shawcross’s new installation, Timepiece. I was asked to ascribe a flavour to each piece of music. Roundhouse chef Jean-Baptiste Barbosa created the dishes.

It’s for one night only. More details / tickets here

Piece 1 : To be consumed before ‘Paradies’: Passion fruit stuffed with crab and mango with a small glass of tequila

Piece 2: To be consumed before ‘Balance’:  Crumbed marinated baby globe artichokes with blood orange gin

Piece 3: To be consumed before ‘Hoffnung’ during the 20 min. interval:  Celery a la Grecque with Ricard Pastis 

Piece 4: To be consumed before ‘Cosmic Pulses’ during the 15 min. interval:  Saffron mousse cake with Moscato d’Asti

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Christmas signing in Covent Garden

Next Wednesday, the 12th December, I’ll be signing copies of The Flavour Thesaurus at the Covent Garden branch of Waterstones (9-13 Garrick Street, WC2E 9AU). Starts at 6pm and there’ll be drinks and nibbles on offer.

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Signing in Chelsea

If you’re in the area, and fancy picking up a signed copy of The Flavour Thesaurus for Christmas, I’ll be doing a signing at the Chelsea branch of The Conran Shop tomorrow from 4pm. It’s in the Michelin building at 81 Fulham Road, London SW3 6RD.

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Swedish edition wins award

I’m honoured and delighted that the Swedish edition of The Flavour Thesaurus, Smaklexikon, published by Forma Books and translated by Tove Jansson Borglund, has won best translated reference book at the Måltidsakademien Food Writing Awards 2012.

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Ottolenghi and Tamimi’s new book

This coming Thursday, the 18th October, at the Hampstead branch of Waterstones (68-69 Hampstead High Street), I’ll be talking to Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi about their new book Jerusalem. Tickets are £5 (available in store) and we start at 7pm.

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