Tapas at All Bar One – Victoria Street

All Bar One in Victoria Street offer a good selection of "small dishes" - i.e. tapas.  This...

Royal Dragon dumplings – Gerrard Street, London

Very often when eating a Chinese meal I will start off either with fragrant crispy duck and...

Duck at the Varsity in Cambridge

The Varsity restaurant is the Cambridge twin of Trinity restaurant, and it came first. I began with...

Christmas?…Nuts!

Christmas is a time for nuts, specifically nuts in shells. We eat shelled ones such as peanuts...

First season pumpkin pie

I lined a pie dish with my usual shortcrust pastry. The filling used about 400 gm of...

Pumpkin time

I cut a pumpkin into segments after scooping out the seeds. After peeling them with a potato...

Quick pumpkin soup

I had one jar left of the pumpkin purée I'd made and frozen. I defrosted it and...

Dorset snails at the Savoy Grill

I quite like escargots, which are mainly an excuse to have garlic butter, but the Savoy offers...

Oh dear, d’Arry’s – Cambridge

I went to d'Arry's in Cambridge in October to celebrate the 20th anniversary of my Cambridge MPhil....

Bramble and apple pie

Still on my pie theme, this time I made bramble and apple pie. The bulges in the...

Savoy in style

It was quite a meal at the Savoy. First came lobster bisque, though I tasted one of...

Captain Cat’s seasoning

Among my birthday presents was a tin of Captain Cat's seafood rub from Pembrokeshire in South Wales. ...
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