Heston Blumenthal

  • Heston Blumenthal launches a Full English sarnie at Waitrose (there's even coffee in the ketchup)

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    That crazy Heston Blumenthal is at it 'again'. The chef's new sarnie for Waitrose goes on sale today and if breakfast is your favourite meal of the day, this one might be for you.

    The Full English sandwich features baked bean flavoured bread filled with smokey crumbed sausage, smoked bacon, free-range sliced egg, cold-pressed mayonnaise, tomatoes and cannellini beans in sauce along with

  • New ‘Edible History’ menus come with a revamp at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

    New ‘Edible History’ menus come with a revamp at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

    We may be a few months into 2020, but news from the Heston Blumenthal camp is that they intend to mark the occasion with a new series of menus at the two-Michelin-starred Dinner by Heston Blumenthal located in the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park hotel.

    Called ‘Edible History’, the menus intend to commemorate significant moments in both time and literature. One of these significant moments in time is The Fat Duck’s

  • Chef Ashley Palmer-Watts leaves Heston Blumenthal's Fat Duck group after 20 years

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    It's all change at the Fat Duck Group in 2020 following an announcement on New Year's Day by their executive head chef of Dinner at Heston, Ashley Palmer-Watts that he was leaving.

    Posting on social, the chef at the two Michelin-star restaurant said: "After 20 incredible years, it is time for me to move on from Bray for a new chapter and to take on fresh challenges. I will initially be spending soem time with my family as I

  • Heston Blumenthal creates chocolate scotch eggs for Easter at Waitrose

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    Is too early to bring you an Easter story? Well just in case you're the kind of person who likes to do some serious advance planning around your seasonal chocolate consumption, we've just clapped eyes on these creations of Heston Blumenthal.

    The Chocolate Scotch Egg is going to be one of two Heston specials planned for his Easter collection at Waitrose. That 'yolk' is actually made from mango and yuzu fondant yolk inside a smoked milk

  • As Dinner by Heston reopens after the fire, we check out some of the new dishes being served up

    plum meat fruit dinner by heston londonAfter six long months following the fire at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal is finally ready to reopen. We caught up with Chef Director Ashley Palmer-Watts to find out how exactly they've spent all that 'free' time and what's going to be on the menu when the doors have opened.

  • Heston Blumenthal is opening his third Dinner restaurant in Dubai


    So Dubai is usually a little out of our catchment area, when it comes to writing about new restaurants but when the restaurant in question is a new one by Heston Blumenthal then we thought we'd make an exception.

    It's just been announced that he and Chef Director Ashley Palmer-Watts will open Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, the chef's fifth restaurant and his third Dinner, in The Royal Atlantis Resort & Residences, Dubai in 2019.

    The new restaurant

  • Heston's Hinds Head in Bray is getting a big revamp

    Heston's Hinds Head in Bray is getting a big revamp

    The Fat Duck isn't the only Heston hosted hostelry in Bray, there's also the very highly rated (and considerably more affordable/ easy to get into) The Hinds Head. And now we hear that changes are coming to the restaurant. 

    First of all, expect new menus - focusing on a choice of a three-course lunch menu for £25 plus four and six-course dinner menus for £45 and £58. They're all set-menu affairs, with come of the classics

  • Heston talks about The Fat Duck soft launch and reopening tweaks


    So this is a big week for Heston and the team at The Fat Duck. It's the point at which all the money and effort spent reworking the restaurant is finally put to the test.

    If, like us, you thought The Fat Duck already was open, turns out these last two weeks have actually been a soft launch. Hot Dinners caught up with Heston when he turned up try Sat Bains's one-off burger for Shake Shack in Covent Garden on Friday.

    "It's been an

  • Heston Blumenthal gets ready to re-launch The Fat Duck in Bray

    Heston Blumenthal gets ready to re-launch The Fat Duck in Bray

    It's the twentieth anniversary of Heston Blumenthal's Fat Duck so, after taking a bit of a holiday in Melbourne, he's back in Bray and getting ready to relaunch the restaurant. Lots more information is being revealed - so what can diners expect..? 

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