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A flipping good time at Pizza Express Fulham

A flipping good time at Pizza Express Fulham

Commissioned Post Fancy a fun night out with your mates making pizza? Well, Pizza Express offer an Adult Pizza Making Party. I attended one with a bunch of fellow bloggers at the newly spruced 895 Fulham Road branch. It is set over two floors and […]

Padrón Peppers with Feta Cheese

Padrón Peppers with Feta Cheese

Padron peppers are the Russian Roulette of the pepper world. It is claimed that one in ten of the usually mild pepper are super hot. To be honest I’ve eaten loads and have only ever had a hot one on one or two occasions, so […]

Pressure King Pro Recipe: Aubergine Parmigiana

Pressure King Pro Recipe: Aubergine Parmigiana

I’ve always being wary of pressure cookers. I remember as a child seeing them viciously hissing on the stove at family get togethers. Nearly every Caribbean home owned one. The other day I was talking to friends about pressure cookers and was surprised to find […]

Food I Fancy in…Iceland with Ísey Skyr

Food I Fancy in…Iceland with Ísey Skyr

The Iceland I’m familiar with is the supermarket around the corner on the high street. But much further a field is an Iceland known for its active volcanoes and use of geothermal energy. In June I made the 1148-mile trip to its capital, Reykjavik, for […]

The Royal Oak, Gastropub – Twickenham

The Royal Oak, Gastropub – Twickenham

Hippo Inns, a restaurant and pub group, add a tenth pub to its portfolio in the form of The Royal Oak in Twickenham. The modern refurbished gastropub is spread over two floors, with upstairs catering for private functions and the ground floor offering a bar, […]

Jazz Apple Pavlova

Jazz Apple Pavlova

Commissioned Post Crisp, sweet and juicy is what I look for in an eating apple, none of those grainy mushy varieties for me – I’m looking at you Golden (not so) Delicious! The Jazz Apple is a cross between a Braeburn and Royal Gala and fits […]

Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil Salad

Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil Salad

There are loads of food events going on up and down the country all throughout the year, but the London Produce Show is the one I most look forward to. It’s primarily a global trade event, but you get to see the up and coming […]

ActiFry Recipe: Caribbean-Spiced Plantain

ActiFry Recipe: Caribbean-Spiced Plantain

Commissioned Post I’ve been eyeing up Tefal’s low-fat fryer, ActiFry, since it first came out back in 2009. But with a retail price of over two hundred pounds I just couldn’t justify shelling out that much for one. There are now several models on the […]


Favourites

Curry Goat

Curry Goat

Curry goat is one of my all time favourite dishes and what differentiates a Caribbean curry goat to any other, is the use of scotch bonnet peppers. This amazingly hot pepper has a great distinctive flavour, which delivers a deliciously fruity note. However, the pepper […]

Comté, Goats Cheese and Onion Tart

Comté, Goats Cheese and Onion Tart

Shop bought puff pasty is my latest ‘thing’ at the moment. It’s so versatile that I can’t believe I’ve only just gotten around to cooking with it. It’s dead easy to use and you can achieve great results with little effort.

Recipe: Steamed Lobster with melted Garlic Butter

Recipe: Steamed Lobster with melted Garlic Butter

  I cook fresh food as often I can and I’m lucky to be able to get the majority of my ingredients from some of the fabulous markets nearby. I would usually do a modest shop, cook in bulk and eat whatever it is throughout […]

Recipe: King Prawn Linguini in a Tomato and Caper Sauce

Recipe: King Prawn Linguini in a Tomato and Caper Sauce

Weekends are when I spend the most amount of time cooking, but during the week I tend to fancy something quick and simple, so I can spend more time watching trash TV, socialising, reading or of course, blogging. Pasta, risottos, stir-fries and salads, among others, […]

Belly Pork and Cannellini Bean Stew

Belly Pork and Cannellini Bean Stew

Pork is my favourite meat, it’s so versatile and I love it in all its forms; bacon, sausages, hams, chorizos, pâtes the list goes on … The belly pork  in particular is a cut that I never tire of eating, it’s the fat that does […]