24.

24.years.young. Chorizo.PiquilloPeppers.Toasties. Hommous.Pomegranate.Mint. Brie.Chutney.OatCakes. Kofta.Tzatziki.Cucumber. Becks.Brahma.Groslch. PlumWine.GaviDiGavi.PenfoldsShiraz. Hibiscus.Bellini.Hangovers. Wii.Band.Hero. Here’s to the nights we felt alive. Thanks all for a great 24th. G.

MalaysiaKopitiam.

67 Charing Cross Rd, WC2 | malaysiakopitiam.co.uk | ingested Sun 17th Jan ‘10 If it weren’t for the large Malaysian flag banners flying outside this modest caff, you could easily miss this little… Continue reading

Disneyland!

  Marne-la-Vallee-Chessy, Paris 48°85’N, 02°77’W | disneylandparis.co.uk | Jan 2nd-4th 2010 I’d never been to Disneyland before. The truth is that I’ve never been big on theme parks since being traumatized as a… Continue reading

CocaColaGammon.

Gammon cooked in Coke? Sounds like a cringe-worthy combination (believe me, the first time Jo tested out this Nigella Lawson recipe on me, I too was skeptical). But if you dare to take… Continue reading

BirminghamX’masMarkets.

52°29’N, 01°52’W | http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/frankfurtmarket | Saturday Dec 19th’ 09 With Christmas just round the corner, it was that time of the year again to quell the Bratwurst and Gluhwein cravings. Why Birmingham you… Continue reading

NudeEspresso.

26 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields | nudeespresso.com | savoured on 21st Nov ‘09 Almost every morning at work (at about 920 AM) you will find me in the pantry area playing barista, trying to… Continue reading

PignaSecca Market.

  Montesanto, Naples | 40°51′N, 14°17′E | November 2009 Naples is a love it or hate it city. Don’t expect to find the usual archetypal piazzas, flower-lined verandas or quaint, world heritage sights.… Continue reading

Flavours of the Aegean.

Santorini, Greece | 36°23’N, 25°27’E | August 2009 As the days get shorter and a little colder in London, I’m finding myself looking back at the summer that’s come and gone for some… Continue reading

Cafe East.

100 Redriff Road, Surrey Quays, SE16 7LH | 020-7252-1212 | ingested 4 times in ’09 so far If you’re looking for great Vietnamese Street food off the beaten track, this slick South-East London… Continue reading

TheModernPantry.

48 St. John’s Square | http://www.themodernpantry.co.uk | ingested 19th Sept 2009 I’m not one for big breakfasts or early mornings usually (unless I’m forced to of course). Frankly, I’m not sure which hero… Continue reading

Sushi.

33 Woodstock Rd, Golders Green | http://www.sushischool.co.uk | Attended 20th Sept ’09 Word has it that the traditional Japanese Sushi chefs of old would have spent a total of 5 years in their… Continue reading

La Creperie de Hampstead

77, Hampstead High St | http://www.hampsteadcreperie.com | ingested Sept 20th 2009 You’re probably thinking “why the long queue?” (…even the little JackRussell seems to be patiently waiting in line for his turn). However,… Continue reading

BoroughMarket

| Borough High Street | http://www.boroughmarket.org.uk | ingested at least bi-monthly | London‘s oldest food market is a foodie’s dream, its origins dating back to the time of the Romans where she stood… Continue reading

Noma

  | Strandgade 93, Copenhagen | http://www.noma.dk | ingested 8th June ’09 | There are only a small handful of restaurants in the world which are regarded as true temples of gastronomy. In… Continue reading

StartMeUp!

This collection of food reviews, ramblings, recipes and memoirs from other food cultures are the culmination of a long-standing ambition of mine to get into food writing and share my love for all… Continue reading