Recipe: Pork Belly Bao

Recipe: Pork Belly Bao

The Taiwanese snack food gua bao, known simply as bao, has become the ‘it’ snack food. With the likes of Yum Bun dishing them out to long waiting queues at street food markets, more and more Asian restaurants are offering them, or like Bao specialising in them, and even Nigella Lawson included them in her…

The Perfect Steak

The Perfect Steak

It’s probably the most instinctive food we eat, taking us back to our days as hunter gatherers, there’s almost something Pavlovian in it. Long a treat and a sign of socio-economic standing, steaks are readily available to us in any supermarket and almost any restaurant (in one form or another). The problem is that even…

Steak Tartare Recipe

Steak Tartare Recipe

Raw food may not be for everyone but thank god more and more are eating it, be it fish or meat, it makes it all the more easy to get hold of when you’re at a restaurant. Steak tartare is the quintessential raw dishes; that perfect mix of meat with a spice, rich egg yolk,…

Tuna Burger

Tuna Burger

Who said burgers have to be made from meat? The Filet-o-Fish at McDonald’s may be the most famous fish burger, but it’s certainly not the only one or anywhere near the best. J Sheekey’s Atlantic Bar has been serving a gorgeous shrimp and scallop burger for years, with many restaurants now serving up similar offerings.…