Apple and Cinnamon Tart

Apple and Cinnamon Tart

Ingredients 2 medium sized Apples (or 1 large cooking apple) 125g Puff Pastry 85g Unsalted Butter 3 desert spoons of Brown or Caster Sugar 1 desert spoon of Cinnamon Powder   Method Peel both apples, then quarter and core them. Chop the quarters of one apple into little pieces, as small as you can, and…

Ceviche vs. Senor Ceviche?

Ceviche vs. Senor Ceviche?

Peruvian food, particularly ceviche, has become the favourite cuisine of London. Appearing in one form or another on most middle and top end menus, it seems there’s no end in sight for its popularity. New Peruvian restaurants continue to open, with more and more heading here are opening establishments at the top end of the…

El Pastor

El Pastor

The Hart brothers are at it again. Having created London’s favourite tapas bar, Barrafina, they have now partnered with Sam’s old business partner, Crispin Somerville, to open the hottest Mexican joint (no, not the herbal type) in town: Tacos El Pastor. The name, of course, doesn’t leave room for confusion about what it specialises in.…

A Refined Eton Mess

A Refined Eton Mess

Summer may be pretty much over, but the shops are still full of summer berries so one might as well make use of them while one can. My favourite way is in this version of an Eton Mess. Not only is the secret to use the best fruit you can get, it also requires the…

Blacklock

Blacklock

Since opening a few years back in Soho (and last year in The City) Blacklock has been almost permanently packed; hardly a surprise when their Instagram feed (the modern route of marketing for restaurants) leaves you drooling. The concept is simple: meat, predominantly chops, from the grill and cocktails. It’s easy to miss the entrance…

M - Victoria

M - Victoria

Originally Published May 2018 (some alterations for clarity have been made) Since the second branch of M opened on Victoria Street it has overshadowed its elder sister in The City. Wine Bar, Raw Bar, Bar, and Grill restaurant, the site is deceptively large. Like an iceberg most of it’s submerged underground not water, but maybe…