Recipe: Haagen-Dazs Strawberry Cheesecake Loaf

Recipe: Haagen-Dazs Strawberry Cheesecake Loaf

A cake loaf with the flavour of fancy ice cream – what more could you want? I first saw the idea for this on Quora, and it fits firmly into the ‘cooking hacks’ notion of recipes, what with having three / four ingredients, and taking about 3 minutes to prepare. The...
Charcuterie at The Bull and Last

Charcuterie at The Bull and Last

Charcuterie platters. They’re like tapas, right, but where you don’t get any choice, and they just serve you meat and, unless you’re very unlucky, a few chutneys and/or pickles? Actually, this is as much the reason why I tend to have a good time when I order these as...
Char-grilled Quail at Song Que

Char-grilled Quail at Song Que

You notice two things on entering Song Que. Firstly, the Vietnamese cafe is hardly an elegant, haute cuisine establishment with smart design where you might expect one of the best eating experiences in London. Secondly, the place is simply heaving with people, crammed...
Fish Pickle at Rasa

Fish Pickle at Rasa

Generally we think of pickling as a way of preserving fresh foods, and creating flavourful accompaniments to potentially otherwise dull mainstays. Usually this would be something cheap and plentiful, so its interesting to see a pickle making use of an expensive...
Pa Jeon at Cah Chi

Pa Jeon at Cah Chi

I’ll admit that I’d never heard of pa jeon, a kind of Korean pancake with spring onions in a puffy batter, and in this case strips of seafood. Bibimbap – I know well. Korean barbecue, I’m totally up on. Kimchee: I can smell a mile off. But I’d never come across this...