Tag: seafood

the bar at heathrow t5 fortnum and mason
  Before every long haul flight, there has to be a moment of tranquility. A moment when the holiday truly begins. A glass of champagne and something tasty to go with it, what could be more perfect? Step forward The Bar at Fortnum and Mason in Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 5. Terminal...
Home Cured Chorizo with Scallops
The kind folks at Spicely Does It have sent me a real artisan’s treat. A sausage making machine complete with the basis to bang out my own chorizo sausages - how exciting! The kit, first of all, is superb. A compact machine capable of grinding a coarse mince with...
Pierre Koffmann Halibut
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 my diet. One such book that I didn’t expect to find anything particularly for the health conscious in was Pierre Koffmann’s ‘Classic Koffmann’ - a...

Mong Kok Market

Mong Kok Market, Hong Kong
Mong Kok Market Canton Road, Mong Kok From the window of our hotel room up in the clouds at The Cordis in Mong Kok we could identify two rows of bright umbrellas each sheltering the stalls of a busy market. One afternoon curiosity got the better of us and we marched...

Panino Marino

Panino Marino, Genoa
Panino Marino Piazza Caricamento, 65R Genoa’s port is arguably its most famous attraction. Rows of expensive yachts and cruise ship’s stretch out towards the sea with a backdrop of the city hills resembling the perfect Ligurian postcard. We arrived here just before sunset with a dilemma of where to eat. As...

Chuen Moon Kee

Chuen-Moon-Kee-Hong-Kong-Mongkok
  Claypot rice was on our hit list during the Hong Kong trip and a couple of places stood out that specialise in it. Four Seasons Claypot rice and Hing Kee are both in Mong Kok and both have had great exposure on blogs and across social media. Looking at...