Last week saw us hosting our third London Pop-up in cooperation with our spnsors, cult Scandinavian brand iittala and design store Skandium and their achingly beautiful Fitrovia outpost Republic of Fritz Hansen. For me, who grew up with all this beautiful design around me as part of everyday life in Copenhagen and Stockholm, it is sheer joy to design a meal around the stunning tableware and classic pieces of furniture.
This time, tickets sold out in less than 2 hours!
40 guests enjoyed a Scandinavian 7-course taster menu featuring our poached and cured salmon, classic ingredients such as “klimp” and “Gubbröra” – all rapturously received. As usual the dish that really caused a stir was our cured wild venison Carpaccio using fillet of wild red deer from Radwinter just south of Cambridge.
Designer Klaus Happaniemi whose new Nordic saga design for iittala has become an instant classic attended with his wife, celebrated textiles designer Mia. The 5 tables in the stunning showroom oozed Scandic chic – as did the food.
If you are interested in attending our next pop-up along the same lines, there are still some tickets for sale for Wednesday 17th June at design emporium Heal’s where we will lay on another Nordic feast in the stunning former Spa room!