Tag: dinner

Restaurants, Restaurants in London

Post Wimbledon dinner at The Fire Stables

So this week I’ve been in post-Wimbledon withdrawal. Yes, it really is a thing! For a fortnight you spend way too long in front of the TV and the sound of tennis balls being hit rings in your ears. And then suddenly it’s all gone. Well the tournament is anyway. Of course Wimbledon is also […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town, Restaurants in the Cape Winelands

Another great Franschhoek restaurant: Ryan’s Kitchen

Today we’re having dinner in the beautiful Winelands town of Franschhoek. About an hour’s drive from Cape Town, the valley of Franschhoek (which means French Corner in Afrikaans) was originally settled in 1688 by 176 French Huguenot refugees. There’s a definite French feel to the town with many of the settlers naming their new farms […]

Recipes

Creamy baked eggs with garlic and chilli

Baked eggs are an old favourite of my childhood. Popped into the oven topped with cheese, a simple dish that makes such a comforting breakfast. Of course there are many ways to bake an egg and this indulgent creamy recipe makes for a fabulous light lunch – or even a starter for dinner. This easy recipe […]

I recommend, Restaurants in London

We treated ourselves to Dinner by Heston

Well, having been totally unimpressed by the fact that I had only been to three of the restaurants voted in the San Pellegrino Acqua Panna Top-100 in the world, I decided I simply had to do something about it. The easiest solution – go to lunch at Dinner by Heston. It’s in Knightsbridge in London […]

Restaurants in Cape Town, Uncategorized

A Tavola: an Italian favourite

Before we made the move across the mountain we simply had to visit one of our favourite restaurants in the Southern Suburbs for an Italian feast, so we headed for A Tavola. The food is always excellent and the menu offers a wide choice of salads, pastas, meat and fish dishes. Frankly, the choice is […]

Meat recipes, Uncategorized

Tamarind ribs

I absolutely love ribs. There’s the way the meat falls away from the bone (if they are properly cooked), the flavour of the marinade and that immense satisfaction that comes from eating with your hands and making something of a mess! It also reminds me of my childhood when we used to drive up to […]