Interview • 15 minute read
Secrets of a Professional Knife Sharpener
Scott McLellan runs Sheffield Knife Sharpening, based in Sheffield, U.K. He provides TOG’s knife sharpening and repair service and works entirely by hand using high quality Japanese whetstones. I wanted to discover his journey into knife sharpening as quiz him on what tips he had for our readers.
Interview • 7 minute read
Some of the Best Cuts of Meat for BBQ – Advice From Master Butcher Jack Cook
Jack Cook, Master Butcher, runs Walter Rose & Son, recently Britain’s Butcher Shop of the Year. Jack tells us about his family history, the importance of provenance, and shares his tips for cooking over fire.
Chef stories • 11 minute read
Cutting Through Mental Health Stigma – An Interview With Kris Hall, Founder Of The Burnt Chef Project
Kris Hall is founder of The Burnt Chef Project – a non-profit campaign and e-commerce brand which challenges mental health stigma within the hospitality industry. TOG’s MD, Ernie, spoke with Kris to learn about the inspiration behind the project.
Interview • 2 minute read
Curry Puffs and Masak Clubs – An Interview with Masterchef Champ Ping Coombes
Interview with Ping Coombes – Masterchef winner and owner of Ping’s Masak Club.
Interview • 11 minute read
Milk, Microbes, Mites and Robots – an Interview with Tom Calver, Cheesemaker
Tom Calver is Director and Head Cheesemaker at Westcombe Dairy in Somerset. I visited this beautiful place to see the dairy, cheese store and shop. I spoke with Tom who divulged the fascinating history of the place. Oh, and of course I also met ‘Tina the Turner’ – the world’s first Cheddar robot.
Interview • 1 minute read
Christmas Dinner Insiration from Josh Eggleton
We chatted with Bristol food hero Josh Eggleton recently. He shared his tips for elevating Christmas dinner. He also talked about two beautiful dishes that he has on the Christmas menu at his Michelin Star pub, The Pony and Trap.