Damian Thompson is a freelance writer.

The ‘barn dining room’.

How to cook like a minimalist architect

Recipes from the table of John Pawson are as pared-back as his architecture – which is all a little too perfect

24 Jun 2021
Image courtesy IFC Films

Ottolenghi’s French fancies at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

A film about the Versailles-inspired desserts the chef makes for an event at the museum is a visual treat – albeit one with a bitter aftertaste

12 Nov 2020