Following the success of the original East London Food, this second volume features 20 new culinary hotspots in London s most progressive, diverse neighbourhood. Since the first edition was published, East London has become firmly established worldover for its abundance of gastronomic talent.
The book includes more than 40 profiles of top chefs, young producers and bold entrepreneurs at the heart of a culinary phenomenon from Michelin-starred chefs and specialist butchers to wild foragers and urban beekeepers.
With in-depth interviews and stunning photography, this book guides you on where to go, what to eat and how to cook it at home (thanks to a pull-out booklet with recipes from the chefs).
Since the first edition of East London Food came out five years ago this culinary corner of the capital has evolved from rebellious start-up to globally established destination. Yet the area remains as energetic as ever with legendary family-run cafés sitting alongside Michelin-starred openings and tequila bars nearby urban farms. With over 40 personal interviews, 24 new entries and yet more lavish photography this book tells you where to go, what to eat and how to cook it at home.
‘A brilliant portrait of the beating heart of London’s food scene.’ Nigel Slater
Rosie Birkett is a leading food writer who has written four books. She is a regular contributor to national newspapers and magazines.
Helen Cathcart is a well established photographer who shoots for publications including Kinfolk and The Sunday Times.
'East London Food (Second Edition)' by Rosie Birkett and Helen Cathcart. 336pp, hardback, 196 x 255mm. With essays by acclaimed chefs Andi Oliver and Nuno Mendes.