chilli

Review – Grillstock, Walthamstow [London]

Think locally. Act hillbilly. A very fitting catchphrase for a restaurant that is different to many others in the City. Yes there’s plenty of BBQs, but there’s just something about Grillstock that draws you in and makes you part of the family!  Rating In a word
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Review – Shikumen, Shepherd’s Bush [London]

As I sit on a tube train playing Mahjong, I can still taste and smell the experience I’ve just had. Shikumen isn’t necessarily what you’d expect from a Chinese restaurant, but that’s because it’s more traditional and less about satisfying us
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The Well [Clerkenwell] launches Brazilian pop-up for summer

Many pubs will begin to launch summer menus and pop-ups over the coming weeks, but one that caught our eye recently was the AbraCachaça Brazilian pop-up at The Well in Clerkenwell. It’s lively, bright and fun with refreshing drinks and tasty nibbles – a bit of a
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Recipe – Sichuan-style Aubergine with Tofu by Cauldron

Looking for a vegetarian option to serve up this Chinese New Year? Cauldron Foods has designed this great dish using sichuan-style aubergine and is served with Chinese style tofu and sauce. An easy to make dish and perfect to celebrate the New Year.
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Recipe: Aromatic beef & chilli noodle hot pot by Bord Bia – The Irish food board

Chinese food is delicious and often packs a punch in flavour, but often it’s hard to recreate that depth at home. The team at Bord Bia have created a fantastic one pot wonder, using marinated Irish beef to seal the flavour right into the meat. This is a great dish to try out on a
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Review – El Peruanito, street food [London]

Peruvian food is becoming a popular choice for foodies in London, it’s warming, tasty, hearty and a little bit different. We visited El Peruanito, a new Peruvian street food stall, while they are taking part in TASTE Street Food’s winter market in Union Yard, London.
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Review – Mash Direct

Pre-prepared vegetables just took on a whole new persona. These dishes, prepared by a Northern Irish family at their own farm, bring a range of delicious flavours and textures that genuinely taste home-made and are free from all of the nasties that usually come with instant
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Tideford Organics launch winter soup range

Despite the fact that my typical view on soup is that it is a snack, not a proper meal, there are a great deal of soup extraordinaires on the market doing their best to prove me wrong. One such company is Tideford Organics, an independent organics company based in
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Book review: Haute Dogs by Russell Van Kraayenburg

If, like me, you are a little uneducated about hot dog cuisine, you could be forgiven for thinking that a hot dog is just a hot dog. If that’s the case, then you need to read Haute Dogs and your relationship with hot dogs will never be the same again!  This
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