James Ramsden


James Ramsden is a food writer, podcaster and restauranteur in no particular order. The author of four cookbooks, he has written about food and cooking for Delicious magazine, the Guardian, the Times, the London Evening Standard and many others. He presents The Kitchen Is On Fire, a weekly food podcast, and runs Pidgin restaurant in Hackney. He lives in London with his wife, baby and dachshund.

Accolades & Awards

Michelin Star



What the critics say

This fixed-menu idea is nothing new –  but the Pidgin team have made it fresh and vibrant as a citron pressé. I’d happily go back for their home-churned Jersey cream butter alone.

Source: Marina O’Loughlin – The Guardian

"Driven to get the deal done"

James Ramsden