• Come Steak with me : steak tasting series

    I love it juicy, tender and well marbled and by that I mean my steaks …

  • A recipe for cooking lamb in a clay pot

    I bought a massive piece of lamb shoulder (1.9 Kg) from the local butchers and while …

  • oxtail stew

    I cooked a pot of tasty oxtail stew a few weeks ago and friends asked …

  • My foodie highlights of 2020

    Happy New Year and welcome to 2021 my fellow readers. My first 2021 blog post will cover …

  • Victor Okunowo at the Talking Drum

    Victor Okunowo at the Talking Drum

    I met Masterchef the professionals Victor Okunowo several years ago at a flat in Romford and wrote a piece then about how he was “passionate and had many creative ideas”. He used African spices to create dishes that evoked memories…

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    Charcoal fireside cooking at Soho’s Robata restaurant

    Charcoal fireside cooking at Soho’s Robata …

    I was craving an izakaya style Japanese restaurant a few days ago and ended up picking one that stood out on Soho’s Old Compton street, called Robata. The restaurant is named after a Japanese charcoal fireside cooking style known as…

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    Akoko , a west African restaurant in Fitzrovia

    Akoko , a west African restaurant in Fitzrovia

    Hi readers, it’s been a while. I visited a newly opened West African restaurant in Fitzrovia called Akoko and just thought I share the evenings pictures.  Akoko means time in Yoruba, and what an apt name to pick as it’s…

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    victors tapas tasting at London cooking project

    victors tapas tasting at London cooking project

    I kicked off my bank holiday weekend at a chefs tapas tasting event with Di, one of my biggest foodie friends. Victor , the chef has held a number of these over the years. I went to a private tasting…

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    Eat out help out scheme deal at Casa do Frango

    Eat out help out scheme deal at …

    Hi readers, hope you enjoyed last week’s Bob’s lobster review. At the end of that blog post I promised to review  restaurants that signed up to the governments Eat out help out scheme. An article in the daily mail mentioned…

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