Tag: vanilla

Kitchen W8

Kitchen W8, London
Where in London can you get a three course lunch for £28 with a Michelin Star? The answer is this place, Kitchen W8. I’m a big fan of Phil Howard (previously of The Square, now Elystan Street) who part-owns Kitchen W8. Looking through the menu, you can see glimpses...
Bubblewrap Waffle London
Fresh off our Sn-ap coach, we headed from Covent Garden over to Chinatown to try an old friend - the bubble waffle. You have to cast your mind all the way back to Hong Kong for our first experience of these Asian snacks at Oddies. Thankfully, you can save...
The Ryder Grill at The Belfry
Drifting away from our usual surroundings of the East Midlands, we took a detour down the A42 to Sutton Coldfield, around half an hours drive away. The reason? We had been hearing good things about a certain place famous for golf, it even has hosted The Ryder Cup. Now,...
The Garden Bar and Restaurant, Sketchley Grange
All meals during our two-night stay at Sketchley Grange would be accompanied by dinner in the restaurant. The restaurant is located just behind the actual bar. A menu stands in the doorway and a friendly member of staff is on hand to escort you to your table. Booking is...
Sous Vide Creme Brûlée
I’m going a little bit sous-vide crazy at the moment. Since the arrival of my brand new vacuum sealer the fun just doesn’t stop with temperature controlled cooking. So far i’ve done meat in the water bath but how does a dessert grab you? Yes it’s entirely possible. Using...
Hazelnut Cake with Vanilla Custard
This is a simple cake that’s big on flavour. Crunchy hazelnuts embedded in a sweet cake served with fresh custard. Custard is simple to make once you know how, you could even add a tablespoon of finely ground coffee to create an amazing flavour combination.