All posts tagged: Lagos

Watch me cooking at GTBANK Food & Drink Fair

It was a spectacular feast in Lagos, Nigeria, where I was invited by GTBank to host a masterclass. This was a special event in its second year, where sme’s and wonderful African and Nigerian made food and drink is celebrated. What an honour it was to share my recipes with everyone, especially over five hundred of whom sat in the theatre for my masterclass. It was the perfect season for fresh fruits especially mangoes which starred in my recipe and will star in my menus all summer, as I do love cooking with such wonderful and seasonal fruits. A host of wonderful Nigerian and international chefs and food personalities like Brian Malarkey, Jehan Powell, Raphael Oduntoye of La Petite Maison on Mayfair, Chef Eros and others hosted masterclasses to the delight of those who got those hot seats! I cooked steamed fish in green leaves, my African inspired poisson en papillote, with a sweet and spicy mango purée and my ‘skinny’ spinach. I’ll be sharing the complete recipes soon. You will love it especially for …

New pop-up launch! ROAST AT TOMATO LAGOS

I’m launching my little baby, TOMATO LAGOS and it is going to be a feast!!! TOMATO LAGOS is paired with TOMATO LONDON for the celebration of food, from Lagos to London and beyond. ROAST at TOMATO LAGOS on 19th July 2015 TOMATO LAGOS is launching a pop-up dining experience with ROAST; a sunday roast for all food lovers served in Lagos. At ROAST, food lovers will be served a selection of succulent meats, delicately cooked greens and also the most creative and yummy desserts. I designed the menu and recipes, and I’m curating the experience not just to feed people and myself, but to evoke warmth and nostalgia for those who grew up eating roasts, or those who find pleasure in eating together and to ignite the passion for food and friendship in those who find this a fresh experience. At ROAST there will be two boards; Meat Roast for meat lovers and Veg Roast for vegans and vegetarians. The bookings are rolling in and friends of Tomato Lagos are especially excited to tuck into …