Plum liqueur and tofu cheesecake

Food & Sake Pairing: Japanese Embassy

Sparkling sake – soft, sweet and with a unique delicate flavour – just one of the sake’s I tried at the Japanese Embassy when I was invited for a sake and food pairing event ahead of Hyper Japan‘s The Eat

Plum liqueur and tofu cheesecake

Food & Sake Pairing: Japanese Embassy

Sparkling sake – soft, sweet and with a unique delicate flavour – just one of the sake’s I tried at the Japanese Embassy when I was invited for a sake and food pairing event ahead of Hyper Japan‘s The Eat

Crayfish Party Table

Getting Messy with Crayfish at Scandikitchen

Bad singing, the ability to drink Akavit until you can speak sense no more and deft fingers are what it takes to make the most of a Crayfish Party or Kräftskiva. It’s a Nordic tradition, particularly strong in Sweden and also

Crayfish Party Table

Getting Messy with Crayfish at Scandikitchen

Bad singing, the ability to drink Akavit until you can speak sense no more and deft fingers are what it takes to make the most of a Crayfish Party or Kräftskiva. It’s a Nordic tradition, particularly strong in Sweden and also

Wineskin

Wineskin: Simple & Effective

Hands up who’s left a great bottle of great wine behind on holiday, because it breaks all the hand-luggage rules or you just couldn’t chance it in your case?  Or, like me, you’re determined to get it home whether it takes hours

Wineskin

Wineskin: Simple & Effective

Hands up who’s left a great bottle of great wine behind on holiday, because it breaks all the hand-luggage rules or you just couldn’t chance it in your case?  Or, like me, you’re determined to get it home whether it takes hours

Royal Crescent

Bath: The Royal Crescent Hotel

It’s one of the most elegant towns in England and visitors from all over the world flock here to visit the baths, developed by the Romans. In the Middle Ages, it was the centre for the wool industry and during

Royal Crescent

Bath: The Royal Crescent Hotel

It’s one of the most elegant towns in England and visitors from all over the world flock here to visit the baths, developed by the Romans. In the Middle Ages, it was the centre for the wool industry and during

Matcha Tea Sponge

Afternoon Tea at Ting – Shangri-La at The Shard

The exterior of the Shangri-La hotel looks unremarkable, until you crane your neck upwards, about 306 metres upwards, to see the pinnacle of the Shard, an amazing glass structure by the Italian architect Renzo Piano and the tallest building in the European Union (the

Matcha Tea Sponge

Afternoon Tea at Ting – Shangri-La at The Shard

The exterior of the Shangri-La hotel looks unremarkable, until you crane your neck upwards, about 306 metres upwards, to see the pinnacle of the Shard, an amazing glass structure by the Italian architect Renzo Piano and the tallest building in the European Union (the

Quail's egg

Steve’s Leaves: Persian Cress & Luscious Herby Leaves

Bags of salad are quick, easy to find on the supermarket shelf and for me, less wasteful than heads of salad.  I know that if I buy a bag of ready-prepared salad it will be gone in two sittings and whilst

Quail's egg

Steve’s Leaves: Persian Cress & Luscious Herby Leaves

Bags of salad are quick, easy to find on the supermarket shelf and for me, less wasteful than heads of salad.  I know that if I buy a bag of ready-prepared salad it will be gone in two sittings and whilst

Chimichurri Marinade

Quality Standard Beef & Lamb: Barbecue Recipes

When the sun shines we all go bonkers for a barbecue but with the World Cup firmly underway, there’s never been a better time to fire up the gas or stoke up the fire.  There’s an art to a successful

Chimichurri Marinade

Quality Standard Beef & Lamb: Barbecue Recipes

When the sun shines we all go bonkers for a barbecue but with the World Cup firmly underway, there’s never been a better time to fire up the gas or stoke up the fire.  There’s an art to a successful