The history of the treacle tart Treacle Tart is one of my favourite puddings and is also Harry Potter’s favourite too. If you have a sweet tooth, you will love this sticky sweet pudding too. It is said to have originated sometime in the late 1800’s after the invention of Golden Syrup in 1883. Even though the name suggests that treacle is used, the modern day recipe that we are… [Read More]
House of Ho serves up Vietnamese & South East Asian cuisine in a modern, and refined style. If you want delicious Asian food in a lovely setting, go here.
The Meat Co is a South African Steakhouse in London serving great steaks with a secret sauce, Go for the surf and turf with the giant prawns.
To celebrate Thai New Year or Songkran, I was sent some Thai curry sauces. Using the red curry kit, I made a quick and easy Red Curry Noodles with Vegetables. The kit comes with a pack of curry paste, some coconut milk and some dried herbs. Following the instructions on the pack, I made the curry. The pack suggests using sirloin steak but I used lots of different vegetables instead… [Read More]
If you like coconut water, you will like this new chocolate flavour from Vita Coco. You don’t taste the coconut water as it is now overshadowed by the addition of chocolate. It tastes like chocolate milk without the dairy. It comes in both the handy hand bag size and the full size cartons. Try it out. Bioglan has just launched a new range of superfoods that you can use… [Read More]
Win a stay at the Hilton Garden Inn with your waffle recipe. Instead of the regular waffles recipe, try this gluten free almond butter waffle recipe instead. Using bananas and honey as sweetener, and topped with caramlised bananas. it’s a healthier option and a crowd pleaser.
Street Food Union is situated on the site of a Victorian market on Rupert Street in Soho. In a typically quaint London fashion, their license is based on old Victorian market regulations. What you will find is a curated group of street food vendors who are selected for their quality, authenticity and diversity. Very conveniently located just off Shaftesbury Avenue, you can stop here for lunch on Wednesdays to Fridays, from… [Read More]
Bunny Chow that opened their shopfront in Soho last year has had a revamp. Their menu has changed from our first visit and the choices have gone all healthy. Now you can order a Yoga Bunny (Matcha Green tea bread), a Gym Bunny (Wholemeal bread) or even a Happy Bunny (Charcoal bread). The choice of fillings have changed too. You can now get Chakalaka Chicken, Bobotie meatballs and pulled pork… [Read More]
Lovely warming and healthy soups should be a staple recipes in every kitchen. It is also a great way to add more vegetables to your diet and up any spare vegetables lurking in your fridge. Here is an easy soup recipe with a little added luxurious twist with the addition of chestnuts and double cream. Butternut squash makes the soup taste quite sweet and the stock gives it a savoury… [Read More]
This is a clever way to cook with mackerel and looks so impressive. It uses an unusual seasonal ingredient, sea kale. Even non fish lovers will like this. This is one of the dishes that they will teach you at the new B&H Kitchen Cooking School. Headed up by Chef Adam Gray who champions seasonal British ingredients, he has put together a string of interesting cooking classes for all levels…. [Read More]