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Chef Helio Fenerich, Nigella Lawson’s “favourite chef”, launches Helio’s Cantina at The Institute of Light.

Helio welcomes autumn a comprehensive menu of Mediterranean Rustic grounded in the eternal elegance and simplicity of Italian regional cuisine with highlights from Spain, France, Portugal and North Africa.

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Combining timeless ingredients and robust presentation Helio’s Cantina responds seasonally to produce and utilises herbs and spices from our own roof garden to bring a new and original take on London’s love affair with Euro – Gastro.

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To book a table, call us on 0207 249 6919, email eat@the-institute-of-light.com or use the link below.

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IOL’s head chef HF arrived in London from São Paulo in the 90’s and quickly established himself as a chef, learning and drawing inspiration from River Café founder Ruth Rogers – with whom he worked for more than 15 years – she helped develop his passion for rustic Mediterranean flavours. Known for a repertoire of elegant yet hearty recipes, his fans include TV chef Nigella Lawson who called him ‘the best cook I know’. His menus capture the charisma and bold flavours of Italy, France and Spain, and he is especially well known for his sweets, cakes and desserts, having recently published a cookbook in his native Brazil entitled Minha Doce Vida – my sweet life.