The Real Food Festival, 3-6 May

Southbank Centre I have recently figured out how to use Twitter to my full advantage, and I now follow countless feeds about London, which is how I find out about exciting events, interesting… Continue reading

Cullen Skink (Scottish fish soup)

Having spent four years at university in Scotland, I have made it a point to shun the greasy, unhealthy Scottish cuisine. But there is one dish I have fallen in love with (and… Continue reading

Pasta salad

I like salad. But only when the weather is warm, which can create the illusion that I really don’t like salad. However, it seems that the sun is really here to stay, and… Continue reading

Restaurant review: Yalla Yalla

Location: Soho Living in London, with seemingly millions of restaurants spread across the city, it is as easy to find good food as it is bad. When I want to eat out, I… Continue reading

South Indian chicken curry with cashews and spicy peas

The problem with cooking Indian food is that measurements are often non-existent. When I ask my grandmother how many teaspoons of cumin or coriander she uses, I get a baffled look and the… Continue reading

Simple savoury French toast

Ah, French toast. So easy to cook, so many varieties. Personally, I have always favoured the savoury over the sweet, as that is what I grew up with and so adding sugar, cinnamon,… Continue reading

Quinoa salad with sweet potato and aubergine

Spring time is quinoa time! I bought some quinoa a while ago but haven’t had a chance to cook it yet, as London suffered another cold spell and quinoa feels like more of… Continue reading

Hard-boiled eggs in spicy cream sauce

My first Indian recipe post! This one is a favourite of mine because I associate it with good memories from home. It is one of the only dishes that was always cooked by… Continue reading

Restaurant review: Bacco

Location: Red Lion Street, Holborn I appreciate the small things in life… my favourite chocolate in the Lindt assorted box (the roasted almond one), snuggly socks, the smell of rain… Last night it… Continue reading

Cay Tre – Vietnamese delight in Soho

42-43 Dean Street, W1D 4PZ I visited Cay Tre upon a friend’s recommendation when I had only been in London for about a month. It was only the second time I had been… Continue reading