Weekend break: Four foodie things to do on Jersey

Published on Yahoo Lifestyle UK & Ireland on 28th May 2014:


Jersey, the British isle that’s closer to France than it is to Britain, is something of an underrated foodie destination.

(You can read my profile of one of the island’s most well-known chefs, Shaun Rankin, here)

Although it’s less than an hour’s flight away, it always seems like too far to go just to stay in Britain.

But with some of Jersey’s best known products at their peak, there’s no time like the present to visit this Channel Island. Here are some foodie suggestions:

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Shaun Rankin: Jersey’s Island Chef

Published on Yahoo Lifestyle UK & Ireland on 2nd October 2013:

Ormer by Shaun Rankin, Jersey

Foraging has been so popular in restaurant lexicon that if it hadn’t already existed, it would surely have been introduced into the Oxford English Dictionary alongside ‘foodie’. But while foraging is a fad that many would like to get into, few restaurants do it with style.

However, on the island of Jersey, there’s one restaurant where foraging is at the heart of everything they do – Ormer by Shaun Rankin.

Rankin’s Ormer only opened in May this year but it was able to secure its first star in the latest Michelin guide for Great Britain and Ireland, just four months after opening. He had previously been head chef at Bohemia on Jersey where he also attained a star.

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