Sophie’s Steakhouse in Covent Garden: service with a smile

29-31 Wellington Street, WC2E 7DB I really love steak, but a good steak is often hard to come by. Sometimes, places that boast about the superiority of their cuts can let you down (*cough*… Continue reading

Sriracha scrambled eggs with smoked salmon

I love alliteration, and I love food. So when I can combine the two, I am very happy! I’ve started making these eggs at the weekend for breakfast, and sometimes even whip them up… Continue reading

Roast lamb with couscous

To me, the Sunday roast is a quintessentially British tradition. But despite having lived in the UK for almost 7 years now, this was my first attempt. And why, might you ask, did I… Continue reading

Wild Geese orange-creamy trifle-type dessert

So I don’t usually do desserts, as you can see from the sparse collection on The Swindian. But every now and then, I like to branch out, and this time the reason was this… Continue reading

Wild Goose Chase: an Irish-Swindian cocktail

I’ve always wanted to create and name a cocktail. And what better time than now, in the lead up to St Patrick’s Day, with the wonderful Wild Geese Irish honey liqueur? So in… Continue reading

Shrimp and grits

My two amazing American friends (their previous contributions to The Swindian include garlic soup, Cullen skink and Destiny mashed potatoes) have told me about shrimp and grits a million times over the last couple of… Continue reading

Chicken in white wine and cream sauce with wild rice

This chicken in cream sauce is a comforting dish I grew up with, and one that I have struggled to recreate whenever I’m not at home in Switzerland. The reason for this is… Continue reading

Kiku – sushi in Mayfair

17 Half Moon Street, W1J 7BE When Daddy Swindian comes to town, good food is had. This visit was no exception, as we visited 2 fabulous Japanese places in the space of 3 days!… Continue reading

Nordisk Brødhus – best brunch in Copenhagen (and of my life)

Originally posted on The Swindian:
Rantzausgade 58 B, DK-2200 Copenhagen I wrote this blog post about six months ago, but it has taken me a while to publish as there was an incident with…

Matsuri St James – a show with our dinner

Matsuri, a glamorous and upmarket restaurant in St James, makes a point of infantilising its predominantly corporate clientele. Soon after we ordered, our waiter carefully hung napkins around our necks, clipping them into place… Continue reading

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