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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Review – Ultimate English confectionary range

Ultimate English  combines the best of traditional confectionery, with new and exciting ideas and flavour combinations. The range looks and feels quirky and quintessentially British. It makes you feel like its fun and it great for sharing with all of the family, with
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Geales Chelsea Green's - Seafood Platter

Review – Geales [Chelsea Green]

Suited To People who want to explore the logical final evolutionary point of British fish and chips People who enjoy British cuisine in general People interested in that ‘Gastropub’ (the only word I could come up with) approach to developing traditional British dishes
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The building blocks of baking: basic sponge cake

I was taught how to make a sponge mix at a ridiculously early age, so young in fact that I can’t remember exactly when it was. My Mum taught me how to cook and by about age 8, she generally left me to it to cook cakes on my own, as her guidance was no longer needed. I want to
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