Maison Marou, Ho Chi Minh

Maison Marou Saigon

South East Asia is home to some of the best and most talented pastry chefs on the planet. At Maison Marou, in...
Satay Capitol 1951-Warisan

Satay Capitol 1951-Warisan

Heading deep into the backstreets of the Kampung Baru neighbourhood resulted in some interesting discoveries. With Malaysia being famed for delicious Satay,...
Banh Mi Hong Hoa, Ho Chi Minh

Banh Mi Hong Hoa

Landing in Vietnam and enduring a taxi journey to test even the most steely of nerves had made us hungry. Throughout the...
Com Tam Ba Tam, Ho Chi Minh

Com Tam Ba Tam

On the same road as Bun Thit Nuong, more or less three stalls away, is a place serving a popular Vietnamese breakfast....
Little Hanoi Egg Coffee Ho Chi Minh

Little Hanoi Egg Coffee (Góc Hà Nội)

“Down this way” “no, I think it’s down this way” “oh lets just ask someone”. Finding Little Hanoi Egg Coffee shop isn’t...
Bun Thit Nuong Ho Chi Minh

Bun Thit Nuong, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Ben Thanh Market is a bustling and busy area for locals to pick up their daily groceries and for tourists to haggle...
Freakshake, Dosh, Ho Chi minh

DOSH – Freakshakes in Ho Chi Minh City

Entering a dingy tower block somewhere in the middle of Saigon felt like one of those oriental gangster movies. The kind of...
Banana Mama, Ho Chi Minh, Saigon, Vietnam

Banana Mama – Rooftop Cocktails in Ho Chi Minh City

Saigon in the early evening is a hive of activity. Food vendors set up their carts, cars, buses and bikes zoom up...
How to make Duck Confit at Home

How to make Duck Confit at Home

Last year I was meandering around a Parisian market in Saint Germain. The clientele at this market were virtually all French as...
Make your own pastrami kit, Spicely Does It

Making Your Own Pastrami At Home

Following a thoroughly fascinating podcast with Gaynor Preece of Spicely Does It, I left the company offices in the High Peak with...
The Tiny Bakery, Leicester

The Tiny Bakery, Leicester

Artisan bread can be tricky to find in Leicester. With the high street domination of Greggs seemingly never coming to an end,...
Spotlight Bar & Restaurant, Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham

Spotlight Bar & Restaurant, Nottingham Arena

The Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham is our local venue for large concerts, comedy and of course ice hockey. Up until now we...