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A culinary experience with Michelin starred chef Quique Dacosta

A culinary experience with Michelin starred chef Quique Dacosta

Happy New Year to you all! I start the year with a post about my favourite eating experience of 2016. And that, without doubt, was tasting the culinary creations of Quique Dacosta. Dacosta is a three-michelin star and former Ebulli chef who has teamed up […]

Italian Restaurant: Amici Miei, Shoreditch

Italian Restaurant: Amici Miei, Shoreditch

Shoreditch really isn’t short of decent places to eat and is home to cuisines from all over the world from Vietnamese to Turkish. Amici Miei (translates as ‘My Friend’) adds to the nix with their Italian restaurant located at the Hoxton end of Kingsland Road. […]

Jamie Oliver Cookery School

Jamie Oliver Cookery School

By contributor Mathew Lea. Over the last few years I’ve been to a number of cookery classes run by various different organisations. Some have been excellent and others… not so good. One in particular forbade the taking of any photos for ‘data protection’ reasons. Hogwash. […]

Yuu Kitchen: South Asian Fusion Restaurant in Aldgate

Yuu Kitchen: South Asian Fusion Restaurant in Aldgate

Yuu Kitchen is a right gem of a place located on the Aldgate end of Commercial Street. It’s a fusion-style restaurant bringing South East Asian and Pacific Rim flavours to the table. The décor is busy with Manga-style pop art, but it’s also inviting. I […]

Qvintessenza: an Italian restaurant in Borough

Qvintessenza: an Italian restaurant in Borough

Qvintessenza may not be the easiest of names to pronounce (I think the ‘Q’ is silent), but it’s an easy place to like. It’s a new Italian restaurant in Borough, which sits on the quieter end of Borough High Street. Inside the styling is finely crafted […]

Weekend Brunch at Theo’s Simple Italian

Weekend Brunch at Theo’s Simple Italian

Brunch is a funny old term where its use has become more and more popular over the years. I’m all in favour of it especially as my favourite, eggs, tend to feature in a lot of the dishes, whether it be sweet or savoury. Theo […]

South African Food and Wine Pairing

South African Food and Wine Pairing

South African wines are not usually my first choice, as I honestly don’t know much about them. However, recently I got to discover a couple of very good ones at a food and wine pairing event hosted by Sainsbury’s and Bosman. Bosman is an eighth-generation family owned South […]

Blue Princess Beach Resort: A Room With View in Corfu, Greece

Blue Princess Beach Resort: A Room With View in Corfu, Greece

Travelling to other countries for me is mostly about exploring and soaking up the culture. But sometimes all I want to do is chill by a beach and do absolutely nothing. What I find perfect for this are all-inclusive holidays where one is completely looked after and […]