• Battery Park & The Staten Island Ferry

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  • Around The World in 80 Gins

    Gin is taking off in the UK in a big way. Never before has this …

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  • Japanese Melon Bread with Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream Recipe

    A speciality at street food stalls in Osaka, Japan. These melon breads come with a …

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  • Canteen UK Street Food Pop-Up, Leicester

    On the last friday of every month, a street food extravaganza hits Leicester’s Morningside …

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  • Cooking Raymond Blanc’s Chartreuse of Asparagus

    Another journey through past cookbooks being sold for next to nothing unearthed a gem with this book from 1990 by…

    Chocolate Fondant

    Chocolate Fondant seems to crop up in the same category as soufflés in terms of difficulty. In actual fact they…

    Regency Cafe

    Where in London can you get a full English for a fiver (well, £5.50 ($7 US) if we’re being pedantic)…

    Dosa World – Brick Lane

    If you are ravenous and in the mood for authentic curry then Brick Lane can be both a blessing and…

    Provencal style Fish Soup with Aioli, Gruyere and Croutons

    A classic soup enjoyed in southern France and now you can enjoy it too. Don’t be put off by the…

    Strawberry Choux Puffs

    These pastries remind me of Paris. Visit any patisserie and you’re bound to come across these in one form or…

    Chicken Breast, Cavelo Nero and Bacon with Crème …

    Cabbage and bacon are a combination that work well so with this dish I chose to go with Cavelo Nero,…

    Monkfish with Prosciutto, Asparagus and Herb dressing

    Monkfish is a great fish for roasting. Also any fear you have of finding bones in fish won’t matter as…

    Mini-Beef Wellington with Cauliflower Puree

    Fillet of beef can be one of the most expensive cuts of meat around. This recipe scales down the traditionally…

    Cooking with Keller

    This week a very special piece of culinary literature landed on the porch mat. The French Laundry cookbook has been…

    Beef Tagliata

    If you fancy an easy starter or a healthy dinner this dish is perfect. ‘Tagliata’ meaning ‘to cut’ in Italian…

    Walnut and Raisin Bread

    Here’s a loaf with a bit of a difference. Walnut and raisins go perfectly together to flavour this versatile bread…

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