Archive For October 2017

Portugal – A world of flavours

Portugal – A world of flavours

Tomatoes and potatoes arrived from the New World and have become staples It’s true that many British tourists are regulars on the beaches of the Algarve and they will say they love the country. Yes, they enjoy that little corner of this amazing land but far fewer visitors travel away from the resorts to discover…

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The Palestinian Table

The Palestinian Table

One is introduced to grandmother’s dishes, and mother’s recipes It’s a sign of a fine cookbook! I have turned the pages and have actually mused on presenting a dinner party, family dinner and afternoon tea using offerings from within these covers. It’s not often that I am inspired to cook anything from review cookbooks, other…

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Hot Pot in London’s Chinatown

Hot Pot in London’s Chinatown

Hot Pot a sumptuous DIY event Hot Pot is a sociable activity that allows family and friends to gather together around the pot to celebrate the tradition of sharing – the tradition of Hot Pot. With over 150 Hot Pot restaurants in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, this particular branch in London’s Chinatown has won me…

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Hook Line Sinker – A Seafood Cookbook

Hook Line Sinker – A Seafood Cookbook

Everything here is achievable without a professional kitchen I was expecting something special. It was coming from Face Publications and their books are superb! I wasn’t disappointed! Hook Line Sinker – A Seafood Cookbook by Galton Blackiston impresses before one even opens the cover: the pages are edged in shining silver. The transparent dust jacket…

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Chino Latino

Chino Latino

Diners at the front tables of Chino Latino, have the advantage of a stunning view To the untutored this location might not seem the best, being on the ‘other side of the river’. However, it has great transport links, being set between Waterloo and Vauxhall stations, with fleets of convenient red buses running past the…

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