Cookery Quote
We should all be eating less meat and better meat
Never eat anything bigger than your head
Whenever you see crossed chives you are in trouble

Biography

Biography

After some success in a fifteen year mission to climb the slippery pole that represents a career in advertising, Charles sold up in London and bought a ruined mansion in Buxton, Derbyshire. With his wife, Sylvia, he set about turning it into a luxury hotel and restaurant and took on the role of head chef. As interest rates doubled and the recession bit home, the only ray of sunshine was general acclaim for the food - unfortunately this was not enough to stop the enterprise failing.

  • Chicken soup at Harry Morgan
  • Fish soup at Terroirs
  • Duck soup at Min Jiang
  • Pho at Song Que
  • Tripe soup at Istanbul Iskembecisi
  • London Particular at the Coach & Horses