Darjeeling Express

Last week I finally had the opportunity to attend Asma Khan’s supper club (Darjeeling Express) which came highly recommended by several friends and fellow foodies. Set in her beautiful Kensington home, I don’t think the word ‘feast’ does the experience enough justice! As always, my photos probably tell a better story than my words, so here […]

Last week I visited Augustine Kitchen to attend chef Franck Raymond’s salads workshop. This charming bistro serves up his French family’s recipes in a tapas style. We watched him effortlessly prepare a Thai salad using green papaya and fresh chillis, a classic tuna nicoise salad, lobster on black curry cous cous, a scallop ceviche salad with […]

Try Swedish

Wendy invited me along to the Try Swedish masterclass, hosted by Gizzi Erskine and Edd Kimber. I reluctantly admit that before tonight, I knew very little about Swedish cuisine. However this event certainly opened my eyes to this nation’s food, drink and lifestyle.

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AmetsaArzak

This weekend, I was invited to the Spanish restaurant ‘Ametsa with Arzak Instruction’ to celebrate their recent awards of three Rosettes and a Michelin star.  Continue reading

SticksNSushiCG

I still vividly remember my first visit to Sticks n Sushi when they opened their first London restaurant in Wimbledon, and was ecstatic when they invited me to the soft launch of their Covent Garden space.  Continue reading

Bramble

I am slowly but surely turning into Crazy Hedgehog Lady. For my birthday, my boyfriend got me a baby African pygmy hedgehog.  Continue reading

Lasagne

I just had to share the beauty that N created this weekend. Lasagne with a roast chicken and butternut squash base, plus layers of beef bolognese and gorgeous cheese sauce. Ooh yeah.

Lima

Recently I was invited to attend a smartphone food photography workshop, led by David Griffen and hosted by Lima, a concept restaurant in central London presenting Peruvian food in a contemporary style.  Continue reading

RotaryBrunch

Rotary Bar & Diner kicked off their brunch menu this weekend. Giulia very kindly invited me along to sample their food and try out their DIY Bloody Mary bar. Continue reading

SohoFF

A great day for a great cause. Some of the best restaurants in London gathered to raise money for Soho Parish Primary School. I wanted to eat everything. I pretty much did eat everything. I regret nothing. Continue reading

SakeSushi

Last week, I was invited to attend an evening of sake-tasting and sushi-making hosted by Inamo, the pan-Asian restaurant on Regent Street.  Continue reading

OnCookingMacarons

I always knew that French macarons were intimidatingly difficult to make; little did I know just how much precision and experience it would take to create a successful batch!  Continue reading