Wagamama, Croydon

Seafood noodle dish with greens

There are a number of restaurants that people always pull a face at when I say I have never gone to it before; Wagamama was always one of them. For a long time Nandos was another (even then I have only gone to Nandos once and it was when I was a vegetarian and therefore […]

A Twist On Chicken Risotto

Risotto never looks overly pretty unless you put it in one of those weird small bowls with huge risen plate surroundings. But much look a book should not be judged by its cover the taste of food should not be judged by the chefs presentation skills. We rarely have actual risotto rice in and instead […]

Amira Rice

That’s right guys you read the title right I said rice. And no I’m not in on some secret beauty, fashion or lifestyle trick involving rice that you’ve never heard of I do mean the stuff you can eat. A few weeks ago during National Curry Week Amira liked one of my posts on Instagram […]

Vegetable risotto with cheese bake

A simple vegetable risotto with a breadcrumbed cheese bake (to make up for not having any cheese to put in the risotto).

An Update And A Return

I feel like I have let you all down. I disappeared without a trace for months on end and honestly have no good reason for it at all. I have gone to restaurants, tried out new recipes and discovered a collection of new brands, flavours and ingredients. A stand out is a South African pub […]

Cats Thai Restaurant

A year or so back I ventured to an intriguing sounding Thai restaurant with a group of friends. It was the first time most of us had stepped inside the dimly lit and cosy feeling place on Stroud Green, Islington, London. We were blown away by the service and the food alike and when we […]

Date night: Paella

Last week my boyfriend promised to cook me a really nice meal. I was really excited and was interested in what he would come up with. After nearly a whole week of promising, when the day came he still hadn’t even thought about what to cook me. To say I was disappointed is probably an […]