Defined as ‘a bowl which is packed so full that it has a rounded “belly” appearance on the top, much like the belly of a buddha’, buddha bowls might sound like just another food fad…
When my Chinese-food-loving sister last visited London (back when I was living in Islington), we took her to Xi’an Impression for dinner. Located right across the Emirate Stadium, this un-impressive, barely better than your usual Chinatown joint -looking Chinese restaurant is a true hidden gem. They specialise in dishes from the Xi’an province and that’s […]
When life gives you Summer, you better have G&Ts at the ready! Introduced by the army of the British East India Company in India, Gin & Tonic is the perfect drink for when the weather’s hot and the sun is shining.
I don’t really know what’s up with me, but I seem to have caught the cucumber bug. As in, I’m absolutely obsessed with anything cucumber. Cocktails, mocktails and all the cucumber salad combinations, I simply can’t get enough of it.
When it comes to food, I don’t have many pet peeves. Want to re-invent a classic by putting a massive twist on it? Go ahead (and let me know how it goes). Craving your favourite summer dish in the middle of winter? By all means…
Easter this year was a very casual affair. No big family lunch, no big egg hunt, no roast lamb… Just the Mr. & I in our lovely little central London flat, a little bunch of white daisies, a couple of Hot Cross buns for brekkie, and the simplest, most spring-y of gnocchi dishes for lunch.
When people ask me what my go-to recipe, or death-row dish is, they always assume my answer will be a cake of some description. But the truth is, if my ultimate brownies recipe comes a close second, with anything salted caramel not far behind, guacamole is what makes it to the very top of my […]