David J Constable

Two of everything | Review: Twins, Moscow

Two of everything | Review: Twins, Moscow

by David J Constable

"It’s not food that’s the star here. So here’s the hook, the catch, the crook of it all..."

The Picasso of pastry | Pierre Hermé’s obsession with flavour

The Picasso of pastry | Pierre Hermé’s obsession with flavour

by David J Constable

David J Constable explores the amazing, strange and controversial flavours and techniques of the macaron maestro

Where the wild things are | Review: Native, London

Where the wild things are | Review: Native, London

by David J Constable

"It's earthy and rich, creamy from the pink beet hummus, and impossible to pickup"

The empire built on bubbles: champagne law according to Krug

The empire built on bubbles: champagne law according to Krug

by David J Constable

"Here's the problem with champagne (I'm just going to come right out and say it): most of it isn't very good"

A bit sweary at Orana | the Aboriginal influenced cuisine of ex-Noma Nomad Chef Jock Zonfrillo

A bit sweary at Orana | the Aboriginal influenced cuisine of ex-Noma Nomad Chef Jock Zonfrillo

by David J Constable

"It's giving them acknowledgement of their culture, their traditions, their people, and their history"

Homing in| Review: Pidgin, London

Homing in| Review: Pidgin, London

by David J Constable

Much-loved Mayfields has given way to newcomer Pidgin, on the fast developing coffee and dining strip of Wilton Way in London Fields. David J Constable counts himself as a Pidgin fancier

Eating with Tasmania’s wine master | Stefano Lubiana

Eating with Tasmania’s wine master | Stefano Lubiana

by David J Constable

"Actual Australian food is a myth. A fiction. No such thing exists"

Review: Ministry of Crab, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Review: Ministry of Crab, Colombo, Sri Lanka

by David J Constable

"Lashings of butter has been added to temper the sting, but this is the Indian subcontinent, where they like their hearty fare hotter than the Gates of Hell"

Octopus and orecchiette | Review: Ristorante da Giulia, Milan

Octopus and orecchiette | Review: Ristorante da Giulia, Milan

by David J Constable

It's on one of the ugliest piazzas in Milan, they do unspeakable things to octopus, and they'd be well advised to spend a few Euro on some decent press photography, but David J Constable has quite the meal at Ristorante da Giulia

Foie gras <em>sans</em> baguette | Dining in Tahiti

Foie gras sans baguette | Dining in Tahiti

by David J Constable

"The French can't stop drumming in their culinary influence wherever they go; and now the baguette has become so intertwined with Tahitian national identity, that they're stuffing them full of fresh fish or Chinese noodles"