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New Essential Guide to Italian Wines launches 2015 edition

New Essential Guide to Italian Wines launches 2015 edition

Umbria, Toscany, Piedmont, Lombardi: names rich with history and tradition, the birthplaces of many a culinary love affair. Italy’s magnificent reputation for wine is one that is both nuanced and well-deserved, representing one of the [read more]

London Restaurant Festival 2014: Chinatown Tour

London Restaurant Festival 2014: Chinatown Tour

The Chinatown tour, held by the London Restaurant Festival, aims to open people’s eyes to the rich and varied cuisine that can be found in the area – it’s not all Peking duck and all-you-can-eat buffets. The restaurants were chosen [read more]

White Night at Skylon | Restaurant review

White Night at Skylon
RESTAURANT REVIEW

Robust, complex and surprisingly versatile, the Bordeaux red is one of the culinary industry’s most revered icons. Served everywhere, from the humble bistros of France to the upper echelons of the world’s most acclaimed restaurants, [read more]

The Michelin Guide 2015: an exceptional flurry of single stars marred by stagnation higher up the ladder

The Michelin Guide 2015: an exceptional flurry of single stars marred by stagnation higher up the ladder

The prestigious Michelin Guide today announced that 14 new restaurants in the UK had been awarded its much coveted star. What the guide gave with one hand however it took with the other, stripping an equal number of stars including those [read more]

Original recipe of the week:  Savoury Spicy Banana Pancakes with Chive and Garlic

Original recipe of the week: Savoury Spicy Banana Pancakes with Chive and Garlic

We know it isn’t pancake day yet but let’s face it, who can resist a pancake? Delicious pancakes are popular in all cultures from Asian cuisine to British and European, whether savoury or sweet they just taste so good. We’ve [read more]

Original recipe of the week: Green Tea and Ginger Crumble with Dark chocolate centre

Original recipe of the week: Green Tea and Ginger Crumble with Dark chocolate centre

Green tea has become more popular than ever over the last year. It’s full of antioxidants and weight loss properties, but this isn’t the only reason for its popularity – it’s utterly delicious too, great hot or [read more]

Original recipe of the week: Toffee Fudge

Original recipe of the week: Toffee Fudge

We’re feeling quintessentially British this week with our good old British fudge recipe. Although its not exactly low in fat it’s an indulgence that is a must, especially at this time of year when summer is wavering and moods are [read more]

Original Recipe of the week: Pumpkin and Orange Cake

Original Recipe of the week: Pumpkin and Orange Cake

Vegetables are really popular at the moment in every shape and size, from smoothies to hot drinks and even cakes! Veg can really bring something extra special to your cakes that isn’t just about the vitamin content; the water in the [read more]

Le Restaurant de Paul | Restaurant review

Le Restaurant de Paul
RESTAURANT REVIEW

We really should open this review with a bit of context: a quick mention of Paul, and the plethora of little delights offered by its bakeries across the capital come to mind. Something about them being the face of French baking in London, [read more]

Original recipe of the week: Chocolate and Apple Crumble Cake

Original recipe of the week: Chocolate and Apple Crumble Cake

What’s better than a piping-hot apple crumble with thick eggy custard? Nothing of course… except maybe for the addition of some chocolate! This recipe is a bit of a classic British meets classic American mash-up; the British vibe [read more]

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