Monthly Archives: September 2010

Leong’s Legend Continues, Chinatown

The plan wasn’t to eat Taiwanese. But after freezing our behinds off at the Malaysian street markets on Friday evening (organisers pay attention, major fail) and fed up of waiting in long lines for very little/no reward, we ventured to … Continue reading

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Millets Farm – Pick your own produce

In Oxfordshire there is a fabulous place called Millets Farm that offer ‘pick your own’ harvesting during the summer months. Sam payed a visit to the farm over the August long weekend keen to roam the 50 acres of designated … Continue reading

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Far from a nightmare – Glasshouse, Ambleside

For the last bank holiday weekend, we took a road trip up to the Lake District. The journey was long and traffic ridden so we’re pretty happy that we had the foresight to book ahead for dinner at the Glasshouse … Continue reading

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A thai tale – Patara, Soho

Within my circles of friends, I am usually always the one to ‘pick’ a restaurant for catch ups. I actually find it rather annoying truth be told, as it doesn’t often allow me to try new places, or when I … Continue reading

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My perfect Salt & Pepper Squid

Who doesn’t like a bit of salt and pepper squid in their life? There’s something about something being lightly battered, fried crisp and served with a delicious dipping sauce that finds me gravitating towards this dish any time I see … Continue reading

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Beef Tataki with dashi enoki and ponzu sauce

There’s something about food cooked ‘tataki’  that really gets me excited. The Japanese word refers to meat or seafood prepared by marinading, searing on a hot grill, then sliced thinly. If prepared correctly the meat should be lighted seared on … Continue reading

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