Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Travelling to Iran



When I told people, I was going on holidays to Iran, I got not just a few, but many a raised eyebrow. Are you crazy? Is it safe? Why in the world are you going there? Were only a few of the questions that were thrown at me.

Travelling to Iran


Friday, 6 April 2018

Russian Food at Zima



My quest for ethnic food in London recently brought me to Frith Street in Soho for a Russian lunch at Zima; an airy eatery smack in the middle of buzzy Soho. It offers traditional Russian food with a modern twist and of course lots of vodka. I liked its airy feel and casual décor and if you choose a table by the window it’s an amazing place for a spot of people watching.

It took a while for someone to come over to take my order, but in their defence, there were no other customers there and I ninja-ed to my table by the window.

The place wasn’t exactly hopping with other eaters, but having said that, I was there at noonish on a Saturday. People did start popping in by the time I had finished my food.

Russian Food at Zima

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Where to Eat in Marrakesh

When looking for a place to eat in Marrakesh in Morocco, it can be a bit overwhelming as there are eateries pretty much on every street corner. Not to mention the guys who are tempting you to come inside and pick their restaurant.
Here are some of the places we found and more importantly, liked.

Where to Eat in Marrakesh

Friday, 29 December 2017

Nordic Food at Rok Smokehouse & Bar


I hadn't been to Spitalfields Market in a while, but when I went back a few weekends ago, I happened on loads of new food stalls. At least, they were new to me. One of them was a food stall run by Rök Smokehouse & Bar. They've got two proper restaurant locations in London; one in Upper Street and one in Shoreditch. Their menu is influenced by old Nordic cooking techniques and they specialise in cured and brined meat dishes which are all cooked on fire and most of them are accompanied by fermented and pickled side dishes. Heart warming dishes for winter weather like duck pate with knackebrod, pork with carawaykraut and pigeon with Jerusalem artichokes.




Sunday, 13 August 2017

Indian Food at Cinnamon Bazaar

The Spanish are not the only ones to do tapas. It so happens that Indian cuisine offers little sharing platters as well, except they're called chaats. This weekend I tried some of these Indian style tapas at Cinnamon Bazaar in Covent Garden.

Indian Food at Cinnamon Bazaar