Monthly Archives: August 2010

Roasted Vegetable ‘Very full tart’ by Yotam Ottolenghi

Flatmate C has recently bought the new Yotam Ottolenghi vegetarian cookbook titled Plenty probably to make good with pescatarian girlfriend. When the Amazon package first arrived, I must say I wasn’t over excited – after all the original Ottolenghi cookbook … Continue reading

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Banh Cuon specialists – Loong Kee, Hackney

I feel like I am a little fixated on Vietnamese food lately. I can’t quite pinpoint exactly why, but I think it has something to do with the fact that the summer gods have been generous this year and I … Continue reading

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Sweet Fix @ Bob Bob Ricard, Soho

I am a true believer that a properly designed restaurant can add dramatically to the overall customer experience. It’s understandable that many restaurants don’t have the dosh to spend on a restaurant fit out, and whilst simple or rustic is … Continue reading

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It’s a pho world after all…

Last night, our mate L invited us over for dinner as his parents were visiting from Australia. L’s parents are well-known throughout Sydney’s Cabramatta as the owners of Pho Cay Du; as well as being the parents of Sydney’s Luke … Continue reading

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Dim sum for lunch anyone? Hakkasan, Fitzrovia revisited

I am always so surprised that Hakkasan receives such little praise for their dim sum. Let’s move on from the fact that it’s expensive – though no more so than Yauatcha or Royal China Club; and agreed it’s not the … Continue reading

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Tapas para dos

It was Monday night and we really felt like Spanish. Problem with Monday night, is that you never feel like doing too much. Grocery shopping on a Monday is a chore. Doing a load of laundry on a Monday is … Continue reading

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