Get Wagyu Beef in Economy Class? On Qantas you can

qantas flight attendant

So Qantas has just launched their new innovative Economy Class meals where Wagyu beef can be found as one the meal options. So what is different with these new meals.This is the result of a 12 months of research with suppliers and passengers. I have never flown with Qantas so I can’t compare with what they used to serve before. Firstly, they have done away with those trays that have… [Read More]

Gift Guide idea: John Lewis hampers

John Lewis Christmas Hampers

When you think of Christmas gifts, a food hamper is one of those things that seems to be an easy gift option. There is always something that someone will like in a hamper. John Lewis this year has introduced a whole variety of hampers. You can choose one of the ones they have preassembled or even make up on of your own by choosing what goes in it. It’s quite… [Read More]

Taste of Korea launches in New Malden

Taste of Korea Tesco New Malden

Last week, this ‘Taste of Korea’ was launched at the Tesco in New Malden. Several aisles were filled with Korean food products and they had some tastings of some of the more popular dishes. This is an annual event for promoting great Korean foods to UK and European markets, which supported by Embassy of South Korea. This event will be focused in providing most popular Korean foods in Taste of… [Read More]

12 Stunning Buche de Noel for Christmas

The Langham Valrhona Buche de Noel

Valrhona Chocolates hosted this beautiful showcase for 12 top Patisserie Chefs to create a Buche de Noel or Chocolate Yule Log for this Christmas. The results were jaw droppingly beautiful and delicious too. All of these limited edition creations are available to purchase from the respective restaurants and hotels. If you want a stunning centrepiece for your Christmas lunch, better hurry and reserve one.   Eric Rousseau – Patisserie Belle Epoque, Islington Carrement… [Read More]

The Bugatti Burger on the Burger Bus Stop at the London Motor Museum

Snoop De Ville at London Motor Museum

London never ceases to surprise me. I have only recently discovered the London Motor Museum in Hayes. This museum houses the largest collection of custom cars in Europe. It’s a result of the grand passion of Elo and his wife who have been customising and collecting cars for many years. Here is a quick run through of a fraction of what the museum has to offer, in case you don’t have… [Read More]

Baking Brioche at Le Pain Quotidien

Spelt and Quinoa Scones

Love the baked goods at Le Pain Quotidien? Great news as the have just started offering baking classes. I went along to try out one of these classes. I do like to bake but I don’t do it that often. I can do a lot of the basic techniques like rubbing in but have not mastered any of the more complicated techniques. As I like to tweak recipes instead of… [Read More]

Thai Style Leftover Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Leftover turkey lettuce wraps

What do you do with all that  leftover turkey after Christmas? If you are tired of the go to recipe of Coronation Turkey or turkey sandwiches, try this recipe with a little bit of zing. I like to spice up my leftover turkey and this is a very quick and tasty Thai inspired recipe. It’s something very simple using Thai flavours with ingredients that you most probably have in the… [Read More]

An Autumnal cake from Cakes By Robin

Cakes by Robin autumnal cake

It’s such a treat to get sent a beautifully decorated cake like this one above. It’s from Cake by Robin who makes these amazing concoctions down in South West London. She is the cake designer behind all of the “send-off” cakes to the losers of each episode of the Great British Bake-Off on the Extra Slice programme. This one had an autumnal theme, decorated with toadstools, acorns and autumn leaves. The… [Read More]

Exploring Macau’s Fusion Cuisine at A Wong

Gambas a Macau, Macau prawns at A Wong

Londoners, here’s a chance to Taste Macau. We get to experience this unique centuries old fusion cuisine at  A Wong where Macanese Foopd Ambassador Florita Alves has collaboration with Andrew Wong to create an 8 course tasting menu. The Macau Tourism Board held a lunch to preview this menu recently.  At A Wong, the main dining room is packed and oddly,  I catch a few odd snatches of Cantonese conversations. It appears… [Read More]

Vin Brule with Barolo Italian Mulled Wine

Vin Brulee Barolo Mulled Wine

The undulating hills of Piedmont in Northern Italy is the home of the Unesco protected Baroloa and Barbaresco wines. In the cold winters here, they drink their version of a mulled wine called Vin Brule. The Piedmont region has had a lot of French influence over the centuries and this is reflected in their food and culture. I guess Vin Brulee is one of those recipes that vary from family to… [Read More]

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