So very Moorish 13 September 2019 Stuart Procter and Ben Tish on the North African-inspired cuisine of Fitzrovia’s Norma, the Stafford Collection’s first standalone restaurant
In this week's issue... So very Moorish Stuart Procter and Ben Tish on the North African-inspired cuisine of Fitzrovia’s Norma, the Stafford Collection’s first standalone restaurant
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Chef profile: Ryan and Liam Simpson-Trotman, Orwells, Henley-on-Thames

08 December 2017 by
Chef profile: Ryan and Liam Simpson-Trotman, Orwells, Henley-on-Thames

Orwells near Henley-on-Thames is not only run by co-proprietors and co-chefs Ryan and Liam Simpson-Trotman, but they even refurbished it themselves and live together above the restaurant. Katie Pathiaki learns how the newlyweds are living the dream

It's the middle of October and the Simpson- Trotmans are discussing Christmas plans next to the fireplace in their restaurant, Orwells, with their two beagles, Truffle and Remi, by their side. Ryan says he would like to go to Devon to do sea fishing, but Liam is not too keen. "We went five years ago and I was chilled to the bone. I kept asking Ryan if we could go home, but he said not until we had caught something. When we got back to the hotel we realised there wasn't any heating!" he shudders. Ryan laughs. "It was fun though."

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