The Palomar – the best restaurant in London?

“Cauliflower steak, pork belly and shakshukit, table 23!” “Yes, chef!” “Fish falafel and fattoush, table 31!” “Yes, chef!” My excitement and eagerness at finally visiting The Palomar is equivalent only to what I feel… Continue reading

Tea ceremonies and dim sum with PaoCha

I am a tea snob. I shudder at the thought of Tetley or Builder’s tea, and there are few things that calm me down as much as a light cup of Darjeeling or… Continue reading

Peruvian shrimp stir-fry with quinoa (with Encona Amarillo sauce)

I’m always a bit skeptical of ready-made sauces (apart from the Lee Kum Kee ones, which have proved their worth many times over), and I’m also quite unfamiliar with Peruvian cuisine (bar my middling… Continue reading

La Polenteria – an ingredient-based Soho experiment

64 Old Compton Street, W1D 4UQ London’s restaurant scene is amazing, but also baffling. There are pop-ups that sell fried crickets, dinners served atop cranes, and that’s before we even get to the… Continue reading

Anima E Cuore – fabulous pasta and mediocre service in Camden

129 Kentish Town Road, NW1 8PB It’s been a while since I posted a new review, and for this I apologise. I was travelling (Munich and Madrid… there’s a post on a Spanish-Asian… Continue reading

Guest post: A delicious Sindhi Biryani

“Chicken biryani is a full meal by itself – basmati rice slowly cooked with succulent pieces of seasoned chicken with onions, tomato, ginger, garlic, yogurt, and a splash of lemon juice. It’s spiced… Continue reading

Getting out of London: The Lawns @ Thornton Hall Hotel

Living in London is fantastic for a number of reasons: world-class theatre, great job prospects and lots of international food. But sometimes, it can all get a bit overwhelming, which is why I’m a… Continue reading

Nutella stuffed French toast (with bacon and strawberries)

Growing up, Nutella on bread was one of my absolute favourite things to eat. But it was only recently that I discovered a whole new world, where Nutella gets put in brownies and… Continue reading

Accidentally vegan: Spinach and chickpea salad

I’ve never made anything like this salad before, and I’m not quite sure why. I love all the ingredients, but it’s just not the sort of dish that comes to mind when I’m… Continue reading

Our best meal in Rome: Taverna dei Fori Imperiali

Via della Madonna dei Monti, 9, 00184 Rome My trip to Rome this April was absolutely magical. I was afraid it wouldn’t live up to the hype, but I needn’t have worried. The… Continue reading

  • I'm going #vegetarian this September - so in honour of this month, here's a #tbt to my most popular vegetarian recipe on the blog: mushroom risotto in rosé wine! Find it under the 'Recipes' tab on the blog. 
What are your favourite vegetarian recipes? I need some tips!

#vegetarian #instafood #foodie #risotto #mushroom #wine #vscofood #fdbloggers Coffee and cake at Foxcroft & Ginger - a lovely way to end the bank holiday weekend! #coffee #instafood #cake #instafood #foodie #foodstagram #fdbloggers #soho #london #zomato I'm a Swiss-Indian, in Madrid, in a French cafe, drinking Chinese tea, reading Shakespeare. I love globalisation. #instafood #españa #spain #madrid #quiche #tea #chinesetea #vsco #fdbloggers #international #globalisation