Tag: pork

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 specialists in hog roasts, reputedly some of the best in Edinburgh. We stopped by at their popular branch at Victoria Street for some lunch.
Steaks by Luis
Buenos Aires holds many secrets, many of them are restaurants. Following the economic crash in Argentina around the millenium, many high street rental spaces proved to be far too expensive. In a genius move regular people began opening restaurants in their own home. We were about to...

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 visit one. Phil Howard has been at The Square over half his life after stints with the legendary Marco Pierre White at Harveys and Albert...

Wakaze, Leicester

Wakaze, Leicester
  Japanese food in Leicester is really starting to grow. Many places are opening inspired by the food from the land of the rising sun. Wakaze is one that we’ve had our eye on now for some time. A quiet restaurant in a prominent position, Wakaze always looks tempting, this...
stanley villa farm camping
A weekend in Blackpool? A typical British pastime. Yet for me, this was to be a first. In my younger years my parents would always take us south to places like Devon or Cornwall. If it wasn’t south then it was east to Norfolk or Skegness or once upon...
Pork Steaks with Mustard, Cider and Cream Sauce
We stayed recently at the beautiful Stanley Villa Camping site in Greenhalg, just outside Blackpool. The site says camping but really, this is glamping. Cosy pods to relax in and a choice of fire pits and barbecues to cook with. This is living the outdoor dream alright. The video...

Sirimiri, San Sebastian

Sirimiri, San Sebastian
On our first trip to San Sebastian, we found the most modern pintxos in the entire city - by complete accident. An unassuming hole-in-the-wall type of place called Sirimiri is home to some of the best food you will ever find here in Donostia. We first headed into Sirimiri after...
Dinearama, Shoreditch
After our ‘Amuse Bouche’ of wings and bao’s at Boxpark, we headed around the corner onto Great Eastern Street to a graffiti covered building that’s supposed to be where the cool kids hang out to eat. Dinearama. This is Boxpark minus the shipping containers. We entered past security through what...
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...
12 Hour Smoky Barbecue Rib
So, it’s January in the UK, Storm Eleanor is in full swing and you fancy a barbecue - what do you do about that? Well, I had exactly this problem. After some thought about fancy tricks with my oven or maybe splashing out on an indoor barbecue set up...

iLatina, Buenos Aires

iLatina, Buenos Aires
Travelling to Buenos Aires opened up a whole new headache of which restaurant to start with. You see there’s so many good places in this city all themed around Spanish, Italian and traditional barbecue. Top of the pile in most people's reviews was a small place in the Villa...