The New Zealand born chef Peter Gordon set up the original Sugar Club restaurant in Wellington, New Zealand followed by two more of the same name in London. Later he set up Tapa Room restaurant, ‘dine by Peter Gordon’, Bellota and the list goes on. Peter lives in a typical, British, ‘Billy Elliot’ style road in Hackney. A long row of smallish houses, a railway line bridge crossing in the middle, and the only greenery you see if a lonesome weed that’s growing out of the cracks of the bricks on the railway line bridge. As we enter Peter’s house I imagine small poky rooms, but I am met with open spaces, modern art and danish designed furniture. Very tastefully decorated and everything is perfectly displayed. Peter himself is calm and nice to work with, discussion varied from art to his newly found hobby – downhill skiing. He’s lived in London for 27 years but his New Zealand ways and accent is still very much present. Peter is currently promoting his new book about salads for all seasons. A good buy for us over 40 who are starting to think twice before ordering anything with a high sugar or fat content.