You’ve probably heard of Lotus Biscoff? I’m a massive fan of them, especially the spreads (guilty pleasure, best with Cinnamon and Raisin bagels), so I had to make some myself! Speculoos are a traditional spiced biscuit that originates from The Netherlands Continue reading “Speculoos cookies”
The beginning of summer symbolises a period of transition for many of us. For some it’s the start of the summer holidays, or a degree, whilst for others it marks the start of a new job. However, what happens when, what should be a celebration of a new beginning, ends up being disrupted by failure? Continue reading “Failure & a Cup of Hot Chocolate”
*Originally written for Melan Magazine.
Tucked away in a quiet corner of Southwark Bridge Road, Borough, our second visit to Great Guns Social was just as memorable as the first time. Celebrated chef Grant Hawthorne has taken up a residency at the venue, bringing with him Mozambiquan-style flavours with a South African twist, straight from Grant’s Cape Town homeland. We visited the restaurant to try out the flavours of his African Volcano. Continue reading “African Volcano erupts at Great Guns Social”
Besides its rather intriguing, yet odd name, the menu served up at Bone Daddies is not what you’d first expect. A love child birthed from his passion for Japan, acclaimed chef Ross Shonhan (ex Nobu and Zuma) wanted to create a ramen bar that would be a home to his version of Japanese food and contemporary culture
A seven to ten minute walk from Baker Street station lies a restaurant hidden inside a former 1880s fire station. Chiltern Firehouse is a contemporary restaurant with a underlying American influence, with a menu developed by Michelin-starred chef Continue reading “Chiltern Firehouse: The fire never left”
For once in London, we experienced a rare visit from the Sun itself, which decided to bless us with over 20 degrees of heat. if you’re wondering why we’re so obsessed with the weather, let me give you a simple scientific Continue reading “Sweet potatoes with chargrilled peppers, Chorizo & Prawn”