mercato metropolitano london pizza

Mercato Metropolitano, London

Tucked away in the Elephant and Castle, just off Borough High Street, sits Mercato Metropolitano. A food court with a range of...
Pierre Koffmann Halibut

Halibut with a Citrus Sauce – Classic Koffmann by Pierre Koffmann

Trying to stay healthy while craving rich French food isn’t easy. Especially when my book shelves are groaning with countless recipes designed to disrupt...
Japanese Wagyu A5

Cooking The World’s Best Beef – Japanese Wagyu A5

This week, I thought about raising the stakes, or should that be ‘raising the STEAKS’? I completely lost my mind for a...
Fillet Rossini The Dun Cow, Dunchurch, Vintage Inns

The Dun Cow, Dunchurch

Just outside the town of Rugby sits the village of Dunchurch. A pretty place with a newly refurbished and popular pub -...
Venison Fillet, Leeks, Girolles and Sauce Poiverade

Venison Fillet, Leeks, Girolles and Sauce Poiverade

Venison has the benefit of being virtually fat-free, in particular the fillet. Saying that there’s no loss of flavour, quite the opposite. In this...
Tiramisu with Coffee Ice Cream

Tiramisu with Coffee Ice Cream

Tiramisu is given an Asian twist with this amazing Vietnamese Coffee Ice Cream from the wonderful range at Yee Kwan. This Tiramisu is traditional for...
Restaurant Gordon Ramsay

Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, Royal Hospital Road

I owe a lot to Gordon Ramsay. Back in the period around the millennium while the U.K was going mad for Jamie Oliver’s simple...
Oink, Victoria Street, Edinburgh

Oink, Victoria Street, Edinburgh

When there’s a line coming out of a shop selling roast meat, you know that it’s impossible to walk by. Oink are...
The Square, London

The Square, London

Restaurants over 20 years old holding two Michelin stars are a rare sight these days around London so today we thought we'd go and...
Son of Steak Masterclass Nottingham

Son of Steak – A Masterclass, Nottingham

Trinity Square is home to some superb bars and restaurants in central Nottingham. One of which is Son of Steak. A steakhouse...
Pork Steaks with Mustard, Cider and Cream Sauce

Pork Steaks with Mustard, Chive and Cider Cream Sauce Recipe

We stayed recently at the beautiful Stanley Villa Camping site in Greenhalg, just outside Blackpool. The site says camping but really, this is glamping....
floyd on france rich chocolate cake

Floyd on France – Rich Chocolate Cake

Just before we start our healthy eating regime we decided to have one last blow out and went and made this cake from Floyd on...