Marisa Leaf is Founder and co-CEO of Hubbub.co.uk, the online grocery service that delivers the very best food from small shops. Marisa started Hubbub.co.uk to make it as easy for people to buy from brilliant small food shops as it is to shop from the big supermarkets. In her previous career as a human rights barrister, she worked long hours and struggled to buy the quality of food she wanted to eat from the businesses she wanted to support. Hubbub.co.uk allows customers to stop compromising on convenience, quality or their values and order one easy delivery of the very best food from dozens of small shops, producers and markets stalls right to their doorstep. So they can stop making do and start eating the best food in town.
Lots of well-written, easy to follow, delicious recipes and great accompanying material on everything from provenance and seasonality to cooking times. Hugh's passage on the ethics of eating veal is especially eye opening.
A gift, this book is as much social history as it is recipe book. Packed full of the classic Jewish Ashkenazi recipes that remind me of my grandparents' cooking, and have delighted in discovering many less familiar Sephardi dishes too.