Taste of London 2017 – sampling the best of London’s restaurants

Taste of London was one of my highlights of 2016 (before I boarded my flight to Argentina, that is), and I was hugely excited to return to Regent’s Park this year. The festival… Continue reading

Le Garrick – French feasting in Covent Garden

Le Garrick is utterly and unapologetically French. I was greeted with a bonjour and flick of the wrist, led into an alcove, sat down to Parisian melodies floating through the air, and subsequently… Continue reading

10 easy ways to reduce waste

I may be a little late to the party on this, but ever since returning to London, I’ve become far more aware of how much plastic I use, and how much food I… Continue reading

Vegetarian ‘faux gras’ dip with truffle oil

Ever since I came back to London after six months of minimalist backpacking, one of my main pleasures has been eating all the wonderful things available in this international city, which we couldn’t… Continue reading

Pure Indian Cooking – a hidden gem in Fulham

67 Fulham High Street, SW6 3JJ It was a rare sunny day in the capital, and I shielded my eyes as I headed into an unfamiliar part of town: Fulham. The District line… Continue reading

Skylight – a new rooftop destination for East Londoners

Having been back in London for over a month now, I’m still adjusting to various things. The heat on the tube, the grey skies, the commuting, and of course, the prices. But one… Continue reading

Limo – Peruvian-Japanese fusion in Cusco, Peru

Cusco is a beautiful city in Peru, known mainly for its proximity to Machu Pichu, but also as the previous capital of the Inca Empire. It is situated amidst rolling hills, and at… Continue reading

Dinner for one: Soy-sesame glazed salmon with a side of asparagus

After my ‘quick and dirty’ bacon pasta a couple of days ago, I felt the need to have something ‘clean’ again. As I’ve still got a cold, I wanted something warm and comforting… Continue reading

Quick and dirty bacon pasta

Having been on the road since last October, I’m just getting back into the swing of cooking in a real kitchen again (preparing food whilst backpacking is a bit of a different experience).… Continue reading

Isolina – a beloved Barranco tavern in Lima, Peru

This April, after just over five months and six countries in South America, we returned to Peru, which would be my final stop before heading back to London. The reason for our return… Continue reading