Be A Better Cook podcast series: Marco Pierre White
In this week’s podcast, I talk to one of the most controversial figures in British food – gastropunk and bad boy of the kitchen, Marco Pierre White. As he reflects on his place in the story of modern cooking, Marco reveals what he thinks of modern chefs, the move from classicism to the trend for tasting menus and the most important recipe of his life: his mother’s.
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Join me at the Rudloe Arms, for this week’s podcast as I catch up with the legendary Marco Pierre White.
It’s interesting to hear Marco discussing the controversy around, what he believes, is a discrepancy in the awarding of Michelin stars. He also questions whether he was actually responsible for the 80s ‘rock-n-roll movement’ in the kitchen, as so many people believe.
According to Marco, the secret of cooking is allowing Mother Nature to get involved. The more you do to a dish, the more he believes you take away from it. People are too inclined to refine and amend food, rather than keeping things simple…
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