Tag: Cardiff

Interview with Chef Leyli Homayoonfar – Leyli Joon and Co.

Chef Leyli Homayoonfar

Business Name | Leyli Joon & Co. and The Bab Haus What was your first experience of cooking? My mum and dad are both fantastic cooks, so food and cooking were always central to family life. It’s hard to pinpoint an early memory because we were just always cooking! However, my brother and I were [...]read moreInterview with Chef Leyli Homayoonfar – Leyli Joon and Co.

Interview with Chef John Cook – Ember by John Cook

Chef John Cook

Name of Business/Pop-up | Ember You’ve been (sorry) a major figure in Cardiff’s restaurant scene for some time now, but you closed your permanent home, Arbennig, in May 2018, after almost five years.   That came as a shock for many, but you soon returned with Ember, which as a series of pop-ups and kitchen takeovers [...]read moreInterview with Chef John Cook – Ember by John Cook

Chef Interview with Private Chef Gareth Daw

Chef Gareth Daw

Pop-up Name | By Order of the Peaky Blinders- Chef Gareth Daw Tell us something about the background to this.  How long has the business been running? Well, I’ve been doing tasting menu events since the start of this year, based out of Henry Webb’s in St Mellons, but December at Mr Brightsides in Cardiff [...]read moreChef Interview with Private Chef Gareth Daw

Chef Interview with Grady Atkins, Paysan, Cardiff

Chef Grady Atkins

Business Name | Paysan Hello and thank you for being our Behind The Pass guinea pig!  Paysan and Plat Paysan have been running for six months or so now, but we know your life in food has already taken you far and wide. So tell us: what was your first experience of cooking? My earliest [...]read moreChef Interview with Grady Atkins, Paysan, Cardiff