Archive For January 2018

Ember Yard for a Sunday Feast review

Ember Yard for a Sunday Feast review

Ember Yard is the fourth restaurant from the celebrated Salt Yard Group. It has an enviable location off Oxford Street. Yes, ‘off’ is preferable to ‘on’ in this case. These streets are for those in the know rather than those who are lost on the way to Primark. There is great food to be had…

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Party-Perfect Bites

Party-Perfect Bites

Delicious recipes for canapés, finger food and party snacks It’s that time of year again. We entertain in grand fashion. There are crowds of folks to feed and we don’t, speaking for myself, have a clue what to do. A nice plate of ham sandwiches will likely impress and perhaps a plate of cheese sandwiches…

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Kulinarya – A Guidebook to Philippine Cuisine

Kulinarya – A Guidebook to Philippine Cuisine

A cuisine  or, Kulinarya, that is new to us and yet possesses familiar accents There are very few Filipino restaurants in Europe; at least I have not yet had the pleasure of crossing the threshold of any – or indeed of finding a threshold to cross.  We don’t have many cookbooks offering recipes from the…

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Cole & Mason Salt and Pepper Grinders

Cole & Mason Salt and Pepper Grinders

Experience a flavour revelation Introducing unique milling technology, durable mechanisms and superior construction from Cole & Mason salt and pepper mills.  It is called Precision System and gives optimum control to adjust salt and pepper grinds from fine to coarse and confidently mill with the lifetime mechanism guarantee.  Expertly engineered, each mill delivers fresh grounds,…

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Leeuwarden – European Capital of Culture 2018

Leeuwarden – European Capital of Culture 2018

1 January – 31 December 2018 The European Capital of Culture 2018 takes place in Leeuwarden, the capital of the Dutch province of Friesland. It is a time for new ideas originating in Friesland to spread to the rest of the world. With culture as the driving force, Leeuwarden-Friesland 2018 shows that it takes courage…

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Dame Sue Carter

Dame Sue Carter

Indispensable rock of Les Dames d’Escoffier London Dame Sue Carter is the indispensable rock of Les Dames d’Escoffier London Chapter and is the hard-working and dedicated Secretary. She is also the founder, the inspiration for our group, and without her we can truly say we wouldn’t exist at all. In 2009 Sue returned from the…

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