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Damascena

Middle Eastern breakfast in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter

Baclava

A sweet Greek dessert made from filo pastry, fruit and honey.

West Bay Fish & Chips

Delicious traditional fish and chips at West Bay in Dorset

Zorba’s Turkish

Turkish food cooked on the charcoal grill known as mangal

Borough Food Market

The best fish and chips in town

Greek vocab: Watermelon

karpouzi, the Greek word fpr watermelon

Red Mullet at The Rock

We had red mullet at Vraxos, a small beachside taverna at Kalamaki. The owner told us proudly that the fish had been freshly caught in the nearby sea, and we negotiated a price for the fish of €25 for the two of us. We ate it at sunset, looking over the languid sea at...

Quinces

Quinces. Jam or jelly. On the horizon.

Shiitake mushrooms

Shiitake mushrooms are wildly popular in Japan where they are said to have medicinal properties

Café Binnenvisser

we had an amazing five course menu and interesting orgaanic /naturaal wines at this Amsterdaam restoorant

What’s Cooking

Easter Weekend

Easter Weekend

Easter food follows a month of fasting. In many countries, fish on Good Friday is typically followed by roast lamb on Easter Sunday.

Our Allotment

Apple blossom

Apple blossom

After a cool spring, the buds on our apple tree have burst into blossom

Our Allotment

Our Allotment

We have been doing the allotment for 5 years. 2022 has been the hardest ever.

Ingredients

Oranges from the garden

Oranges from the garden

Relaxing on the terrace lazing on a comfy sofa and the sun simmering over the garden. We cut up some oranges from the tree behind the beach house...

Shiitake mushrooms

Shiitake mushrooms

Shiitake mushrooms are wildly popular in Japan where they are said to have medicinal properties

Quinces

Quinces

Quinces. Jam or jelly. On the horizon.

Seasonal Dishes

Bluebells

Bluebells

The bluebells are out again in Sussex but they won’t last forever

Snowdrops

Snowdrops

Spring is around the corner when the snowdrops blossom

Apples

Apples

Seasons of mist and mellow fruitfulness. The apples are ripe and ready for eating.

Stockholm in the autumn

I had got to my meeting on Master Samuelsgatan an hour early, so I went for a bite to eat at a cheap and cheerful restaurant near the church of...

World Cuisines

Ethiopian food

Delicious Ethiopian casserole with Injera near the Elephant and Castle

Some Common Indian Food Words

Indian cuisine is familiar, but few people learn the meaning of the words used to describe it. Here is a short vocab guide.

Korean food in Seoul

Kimchi has become almost synonymous with Korean food, but there’s more to this cuisine than pickled cabbage

Georgian cuisine

Georgian cuisine is a unique fusion of eastern and western influences

Russian cuisine

It's difficult to place Russian cuisine. Somewhat influenced by French cooking, it also uses locally-produced vegetables from the country's dense...
Ethiopian food

Ethiopian food

Delicious Ethiopian casserole with Injera near the Elephant and Castle

Some Common Indian Food Words

Some Common Indian Food Words

Indian cuisine is familiar, but few people learn the meaning of the words used to describe it. Here is a short vocab guide.

Korean food in Seoul

Korean food in Seoul

Kimchi has become almost synonymous with Korean food, but there’s more to this cuisine than pickled cabbage

Russian cuisine

It's difficult to place Russian cuisine. Somewhat influenced by French cooking, it also uses locally-produced vegetables from the country's dense...

Eating Out

Red Mullet at The Rock

Red Mullet at The Rock

We had red mullet at Vraxos, a small beachside taverna at Kalamaki. The owner told us proudly that the fish had been freshly caught in the nearby...

Café Binnenvisser

Café Binnenvisser

we had an amazing five course menu and interesting orgaanic /naturaal wines at this Amsterdaam restoorant

Damascena

Damascena

Middle Eastern breakfast in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter

Pinocchio Brighton

Pinocchio Brighton

Good value, generous portions, this Italian restaurant is in the heart of the Lanes near Brighton’s Royal Pavillion

Whisky Galore and more

Today I discovered Cadenhead's on Chiltern Street in Marleybone, between Bond Street and Baker Street. This is a small shop selling whisky, and a...

Lou Terral

Vastly improved in recent years, Lou Terral has had some great menus du hour this summer. One of the best salads served was this Roquefort salad...

Cote Lewes

2 August. French onion soup, hake piperade, creme brulee, good Saint Chinian red, delicious cocktail on the house to start.

Phone Number

(+44) 7703 341 529

Open monday

9AM – 1PM

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