Tag: pork belly

Purnells, 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 and has continued to hold it ever since. We headed along for lunch, our first Michelin lunch in The Midlands.   Glynn Purnell is known for his...
The Tap and Run, Upper Broughton
Stuart Broad and his team are at it again. Two years after revamping and reopening The Three Crowns pub in the village of Wymeswold, a new venture with a cricket-themed title has recently opened its doors in nearby Upper Broughton - The Tap and Run.   Formerly The Golden Fleece, The...

Gandarias Jatetxea

Gandarias Jatetxea, San Sebastian
If you have caught the episode of ‘Munchies’ on Youtube where a group of Basque chef’s drag a young reporter around the bars of San Sebastian, you may have heard of Gandarias Jatetxea. Irene, the reporter, ended up losing her battle with Txakoli wine that night. However, we fared...
Northern Thai Sausage
During our trip to Asia we stopped for three days in Bangkok. The vast range of tasty street food in the Thai capital is quite overwhelming at first, so to combat this we compiled a list of Thai specialities that we wanted to try. One of these was something...
Sous-Vide Pork Buns
I’m a huge fan of David Chang’s wonderful Momofuku cookbook. The combinations and twists on Asian flavours are inspiring, especially the take on Peking duck in the shape of roast pork buns. I thought i’d do a riff on Chang’s famous dish by cooking the pork sous-vide instead of...
Kan Kan Kan Korean BBQ, Hong Kong
Kan Kan Kan Korean BBQ 11/F, Langham Place, 8 Argyle St, Mongkok Normally I would be wary of any place bearing the initials K.K.K but the promise of manning our own grill and sampling a new cuisine for the evening drew us in. One question you may have is why, when...