Restaurant review: The Refinery (Drake & Morgan) – Reef, Beef and Bubbles deal

Location: 110 Southwark Street Good deals in London are a dime a dozen, with websites such as Groupon and Time Out offering everything from half-price steak dinners to 30% off high tea. For this… Continue reading

Guest Post: Spicy Chicken-Halloumi Tortilla Wraps

Last night, I was ordered to stay out of the kitchen and let somebody else take over. In all honesty, I was a bit hesitant about this, but I was given no choice!… Continue reading

Beef teriyaki stir-fry with shiitake mushrooms

I. Love. Leftovers. I take leftovers to work for lunch almost every day, and I love re-using ingredients. So after I made teriyaki sauce from scratch, I decided to use it again, in… Continue reading

Baked salmon + vegetable stir fry – in homemade teriyaki sauce

At university, I always had a bottle of readymade teriyaki sauce on hand. I would put it in fried rice, mix it in every stir-fry and just use it almost as commonly as… Continue reading

Green Thai fish curry (from scratch!)

NB: I’ve updated this post with photos from my even newer flat, but the recipe is exactly the same! This weekend was moving weekend, and so most of it was spent carrying boxes… Continue reading

Easy and delicious garlic chicken

Last night, I needed a no-fuss dinner as I just wasn’t in the mood for cooking something elaborate. I found some chicken thighs and legs in the freezer, and once they were defrosted… Continue reading

Fragrant beef stew with aubergine

I am moving house this weekend and so I am trying to keep my fresh food to a minimum. This recipe demonstrates the importance of always having a basic set of spices and… Continue reading

Restaurant review: Brasserie Zédel

20 Sherwood St, London W1F 7ED You’d never even know it was there… the expansive, high-ceilinged restaurant, bar and cabaret, hidden underground behind an unassuming façade on Sherwood Street. This was the location… Continue reading

Stir-fry chicken made interesting

Like most people, I often resort to stir-fry when I am feeling uncreative. However, I always try and find a way to make it more interesting than just vegetables, chicken and soy sauce.… Continue reading

Strawberry smoothies!

Summer, sunshine, strawberries, smoothies! I love strawberries almost as much as I love alliteration, and when put in smoothies they just make me so happy. As with my home-made hummus, this was an… Continue reading