Sarah Barber's dessert restaurant has now closed and is now home to Cakes & Bubbles by Albert Adria (new blog post coming soon!) Mark. Loves. Dessert. Give him anything with plenty of sugar in it and he's a happy man. I've never met anyone with a sweet tooth that comes even within a mile of … Continue reading Hotel Cafe Royal’s new dessert restaurant
Pham Sushi on Whitecross Street is an oldie but a goodie! Well...I don't know about old, but it's not a new opening - I just had to write about it because it's so darn good. I am pretty lucky to have such a great Japanese restaurant so close to where I work. You can see … Continue reading Pham Sushi, Whitecross Street
Founding Farmers Founding Farmers is one of my favourite restaurants in Washington, DC. It serves good quality "farm-to-table" American cuisine which isn't just delicious, it's ethical and locally sourced too. I definitely recommend the fried chicken and waffles which is just beyond words. And look at the cute little metal sauce pot in the shape … Continue reading Great places to eat in Washington DC
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Ichiryu is a newly opened udon restaurant on New Oxford Street from the people behind the Japan Centre and downright delicious Shoryu Ramen. As soon as I heard about this place I had to give it a try! Walking into Ichiryu we were met by their friendly staff who showed us … Continue reading Ichiryu Udon House
We did it! We got to the end of the year and completed our challenge to eat a different main meal every day for 2015! I'm going to keep the blog going but with a more general focus on food so here's the final report! 28/12/2015: Turkey, ham and mushroom pie We drove up to … Continue reading Happy New Year! We did it!
We were in Winchester for a few days this week with my family to celebrate the wedding of one of my best friends from sixth-form college who has become such a close family friend that he's really a part of the family! It was a beautiful and emotional day starting with the ceremony in the Guildhall … Continue reading Winchester and my best friend’s wedding
14/12/2015 - Jamie's Italian, Kingston https://www.jamieoliver.com/italian/restaurants/kingston/ Lizi: Pumpkin ravioli By coincidence, I was at Jamie's in Angel last week for our Christmas party where the company hired our the whole restaurant. The food was great and just kept coming with lots of little taster plates so you could try a lot of different things. One … Continue reading 2 weeks to go!
30/11/2015: Roast Jerusalem artichoke, hazelnut and goats cheese salad - River Cottage https://www.rivercottage.net/recipes/roast-jerusalem-artichoke-hazelnut-and-goats-cheese-salad This is a great, healthy dish that uses great seasonal ingredients: Jerusalem artichokes, hazelnuts, winter salad leaves, and tastes delicious! I was pretty excited about using some hard goat's cheese as it's something I haven't really used much. Having said that, I think … Continue reading 4 weeks to go…
23/11/2015: Coulommiers open sandwiches with cranberry sauce and chopped pistachios Can you believe we're still working our way through the mountain of cheese that we brought back with us from France? I recently discovered the combination of brie with cranberries and pistachios and I love it! Where has this been all my life? I prepared some … Continue reading Just one month to go!
09/11/2015: Vegetable stir-fry - Deliciously Ella http://deliciouslyella.com/the-perfect-stir-fry/ A friend of ours was visiting tonight and she's vegetarian so Mark found this simple stir-fry recipe. I loved the addition of tahini to give a thicker, nuttier sauce that brought a really comforting feel to this dish. 10/11/2015: Winter udon soup - own recipe I love to … Continue reading 45 weeks done!