Qin Xie shares tips she learnt as a stagiaire in the kitchens of Roganic and Dinner by Heston Blumenthal
Easter break – that nice little interlude between winter and spring. Some people catch the last of the ski season while others over-indulge on chocolate. I spent mine working in the kitchens of Roganic and Dinner by Heston Blumenthal as a stagiaire. It’s probably not the most orthodox way of spending your holidays but as a Diploma student at Leiths School of Food and Wine, I needed to do some work experience and where better than at two of the most avant garde restaurants in London?