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

Breakfast pancakes with sweet apple side

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Pancakes are something I used to fear, because there were always so many recipes to choose from, and each one turned out slightly different. Sweet or savoury? Thick…

Scrumptious Nutella and banana brownies

Ah, Nutella. The mother of all goodness. I used to eat it all the time when I was younger, but it’s been a long time since I had a jar in my cupboard.… Continue reading

Simple Sichuan aubergine

I absolutely love aubergine, and this is a recipe I learnt when I attended School of Wok’s Authentic Chinese Cookery class. I adapted it slightly to my tastes, and it’s fantastic. The yellow bean… Continue reading

Córdoba – salmorejo and more

The last stop on our trip through Andalucia’s Golden Triangle was Córdoba, a small, beautiful town with the mind-boggling Mezquita – a cathedral, turned into a mosque, and back into a cathedral. The… Continue reading

Granada – best churros ever

The next stop on our trip to Andalucia was Granada, a beautiful city with little cobbled streets (much like St Andrews) and of course, the home of the world-famous Alhambra.

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

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 the photos that we took… Continue reading

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