Fortnum & Mason: The London Grocer

Fortnum & Mason: The London Grocer

Every department store going has at least one place for it’s weary customers to rest their aching bodies. For some it’s just a matter of providing a café or two, a self-service restaurant or even a sit down waiter service arrangement. The best of the best department stores have food halls that serve food via…

Korean in London

Korean in London

When discussing Korean food with your peers, your mileage is likely to vary. South Korea itself is seldom at the top of the gap year travel list and is more likely known as the birthplace of Samsung and LG. Few will link Korea with its food, but those who do will likely do so with…

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…

St John

St John

It is ‘simply’ the home of nose to tail eating in the Western world, the movement and approach to cooking reestablished and championed by the globally revered Fergus Henderson. His kitchen has seen many of the head chefs of London’s best restaurants and gastro pubs like the Anchor & Hope pass through it, learning and…

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,…