Archive For June 2017

The Crown at Woodbridge to stay

The Crown at Woodbridge to stay

And it is a small but perfectly formed inn – or is it a hotel with a restaurant; or is it a restaurant with superb rooms? This was my first visit to Woodbridge in Suffolk. It’s an English county on the right-hand edge of the map of England and comprises the bottom half of that…

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Crunchy Chicken (or Pork) with Yutaka Panko Breadcrumbs

Crunchy Chicken (or Pork) with Yutaka Panko Breadcrumbs

The trick is to present moist meat with plenty of flavour and crunch It seems like anything fried in breadcrumbs is a winner with the whole family. The trick is to present moist meat with plenty of flavour and crunch. Yutaka Panko breadcrumbs certainly help with texture – sealing in those delicious juices and seasonings….

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CERU – A Taste of The Levant

CERU – A Taste of The Levant

CERU is just right for its location and its clientele I knew where CERU was – it’s just around the corner from South Kensington Underground Station; but where was The Levant? It’s actually an historic geographic term referring to a large area in the Eastern Mediterranean. It entered the English language from the French in…

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The Happenstance on Paternoster Square

The Happenstance on Paternoster Square

The food menu is varied and eclectic, and appealing to the demographic of the City Paternoster Square is a striking corner of the City and owned by the Mitsubishi Estate Company. It is, however, quintessentially English with its location on the left-hand side of the mighty St Paul’s Cathedral. The cathedral is one of the…

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Three Chairs for The Netherlands

Three Chairs for The Netherlands

Design is, or should be, about form following function, with art contributing aesthetics I am an unashamed supporter of The Netherlands. It’s next door, but unknown to many British. (That might be perceived as an advantage, at least to us who have already discovered it!) It has history, beautiful architecture, surprisingly good food, art and…

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An Organic Architecture

An Organic Architecture

Frank Lloyd Wright introduced the word ‘organic’ into his vision of building We might not all major in architecture but we are all touched by it, and it’s argued that Frank Lloyd Wright has had more impact than most on buildings in both the 20th and 21st centuries. Frank Lloyd Wright introduced the word ‘organic’…

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