Grace Forell w Nuno Mendes

This week’s special guest is Nuno Mendes – executive chef at Chiltern Firehouse and the founder of East London’s much-lauded Taberna do Mercado and The Kitchens in Old Spitalfields Market. His brand new cookbook, Lisboeta, takes readers on a journey through a typical culinary day in Europe’s new favourite eating destination.

Learn the recipe for the acclaimed custard tarts that have made Taberna so famous and discover the joys of eating six meals a day in the Lisboeta way.

Nuno explains what drew him to East London fifteen years ago and what he looks for when working with new chefs and restaurant projects, plus we get the lowdown on the future foodie plans for Old Spitalfields Market.

In other foodie news we discover London’s first ever vegan medicinal bar, Rehab Hackney, and Climpson and Son’s new Spitalfields offering.