Tag: Asian

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

South China Dim Sum Bar – Cape Town’s dumpling heaven

How I love a dim sum feast. Consequently I was totally delighted when friends recommended the South China Dim Sum Bar. It’s right at the top of Cape Town’s Long Street (close to the Mountain). Long Street is a mix of bars, coffee bars, souvenir shops and random other shops, youth hostels and book shops. As a […]

Meat recipes, Recipes

Recipe: Deliciously simple Thai beef

When we were in Thailand recently we had the most wonderful beef mince dish at one of the restaurants in Kata Beach, Phuket. So of course I had to take up the challenge and try to recreate it myself – purely from taste as I didn’t know quite what the ingredients were. I have to […]

Barbecue recipes, Fish recipes, Meat recipes, Uncategorized

The Amoy Blogger Challenge: Barbecue recipes

I love a challenge, so when the people from Amoy asked me if I wanted to take part in their next Blogger Challenge, I couldn’t say no. As it turns out, the challenge involved barbecuing and Asian flavours – two of my favourite things. Throw in a wonderful English summer (long may it continue) and I […]

Poultry recipes, Recipes

Recipe: Asian-style chicken with noodles and a crunchy salad

I love Asian flavours and experiment a lot with different marinades. This one seems to have a lot of ingredients in it, but I have to say it’s one of the nicest I’ve come up with. The chicken was bursting with flavour and the sesame seeds made the perfect finishing touch. A quick and easy […]

Restaurants in London, Uncategorized

A lively night out at the legend that’s Nobu

So I’m continuing my journey around London seeking out exciting eating experiences. This week I’m in swish Mayfair at the legendary Nobu. “You know how kids dream of being soccer players or actors? Well, my dream was to be a sushi chef.” From the minute he walked into his first sushi restaurant, aged 11, Nobu […]

Meat recipes, Recipes, Salad recipes

Asian-style beef salad

This salad is delicious and so easy to make. I like to marinade the steaks for at least a few hours, but if you don’t have time an hour is okay. The combination of salad ingredients varies as I usually put it together with whatever I have in the fridge and pantry. Serves 2 For […]