Welcome to Tim Zekki at Duende, Wiveliscombe

Tim Zekki is chef patron of Duende restaurant in Wiveliscombe, Somerset. Tim first started to cook at his father’s restaurant in Cyprus, where he inherited a love of foraging, pickling and preserving from his grandmother.He developed his skills in restaurants in London, and his love of fine ingredients led him to open and run twoContinue reading “Welcome to Tim Zekki at Duende, Wiveliscombe”

A Celebration of Beef: Exmoor’s Food Heroes

Last Tuesday, The Farmers Arms in Combe Florey hosted a Celebration of Beef. And boy, what a celebration this was…..  six courses prepared by five outstanding chefs, accompanied by beautiful wines, wowed the lucky diners.                           Mike Griffiths, head chef at the FarmersContinue reading “A Celebration of Beef: Exmoor’s Food Heroes”

Somerset Restaurant of the Year 2018 DUENDE is open for bookings!

SOMERSET LIFE RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR 2018 Duende restaurant opened just over a year ago, and picked up Somerset Life’s Restaurant of the Year 2018 award in November, swiftly followed by Taste of the West Gold. Chef patron Tim Zekki is passionate about freshly prepared, seasonal and local food – he was Gary Rhodes LocalContinue reading “Somerset Restaurant of the Year 2018 DUENDE is open for bookings!”