Nanteos Mansion

Nanteos Mansion, Aberystwyth

Staying in a mansion is a dream for most of us but now it can be a reality. Nanteos Mansion sits in...
Raymond Blanc's Chartreuse of Asparagus

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 Raymond Blanc, chef and...
cheese board p'tit bahut bordeaux

O P’tit Bahut, Bordeaux

Bordeaux’s backstreets provide some of the best offerings when it comes to simple cuisine and quality wine. O P’tit Bahut was being...
Dining at Ye Olde Bell

Dining at Ye Olde Bell

Our first night at Ye Olde Bell came with a three course meal in the St Leger Bistro-by-the-Bar. Usually, guests would dine in the...
Momofuku at home - Roasted Rice Cakes with Red Dragon Sauce

Momofuku at home – Roasted Rice Cakes with Red Dragon Sauce

I had Korean barbecue in Hong Kong at a restaurant called Kan Kan Kan situated in a shopping centre tucked away in a corner...
E Prie Rosse, Genoa

E Prie Rosse, Genoa

  Genoa’s old centre is filled with a maze of streets with a different surprise seemingly up each one. We had gone in search of...
Chicken Yakitori Skewers

Chicken Yakitori Skewers

In the back streets of Tokyo sizzling over charcoal you can find these skewers of chicken yakitori glazed with a sweet sauce. It’s a...
Purnells, Michelin star restaurant Birmingham

Purnell’s, Michelin Star Restaurant – Birmingham

Birmingham is home to a handful of Michelin Starred restaurants. Purnells was one of the very first to achieve a star back in 2009...
Chorizo & Rocket Salad with Poached Egg

Chorizo & Rocket Salad with Poached Egg

I’m not sure how this salad came about but I'm glad it did, proof if ever it was needed that salads can be different...
snicker crunch sweetspot marina bay sands hotel

SweetSpot, Marina Bay Sands Hotel

Marina Bay Sands Hotel is one of Singapore’s premier landmarks. The place resembles something landed from outer space with it’s futuristic architecture represented by...
Yat Lok Michelin Star Roast Goose Central Hong Kong

Yat Lok – Roast Goose Restaurant

  “It’s all about the goose” said Anthony Bourdain on a visit to Yat Lok restaurant. He’s right, it really is. Walking up an ever increasing...
pumpkin pie easy

Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipe

      Halloween is fast approaching and the pumpkins are ready for picking. We headed back to Cattows Farm in our local area to check out...