Steak at Maredo

On my second night in Vienna I strolled down the road from my hotel near the Opera...

A surprisingly complicated tuna

I was in Vienna last week with work, staying at the Meridien hotel just opposite the Opera house....

My first crumble

The plum and walnut crumble looked good in my recipe book, so I decided to give it a...

Tarte flambée d’Alsace

I had intended to buy pizza for a quick lunch, but came across this ready-made tarte flambée...

Tomato and mozzarella bake

I was recently given a cookbook called "1000 recipes" by Martha Day, and thought the Easter weekend...

All in the view

I was in another Hilton hotel bar this week, this time in the old town area of...

Philly cheese steak

I was at a conference in Philadelphia this week, staying at the rather nice Loews hotel on...

Saved by a fillet

The last time I ate steak in a restaurant I opted for rib-eye, and spent much of my...

Better barbecued

After a fairly busy week, I needed an easy Friday dinner. It doesn't come much easier than a...

Japanese hotpot at Giguos

Taipei has so many restaurants across the main Asian cuisines that it's hard to know which to choose. At the top...

Shanghai Court, Taipei

Shanghai Court is one of the restaurants in the Grand Hyatt hotel, and as the name implies...

Home cooking in Taiwan

I am in a city called Hsinchu, an hour drive south of Taipei, staying with my girlfriend...
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