chicken

Recipe – Japanese-style fried chicken

As anyone that knows me can confirm, I LOVE Asian food and at any given opportunity would select Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Vietnamese for my meals. I’ve never really dared to cook too much of my own Asian food as whenever I’d had anything but the real deal it
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Review – Beer and Buns, Bishopsgate [London]

I love East Asian cuisine and London is certainly full of options in this area, but all too often you are in a stuffy, over lit sushi bar or a pricey, fashion spot. But fear no more, in the heart of the Square Mile there’s a new addition, and it’s here to stay! Rating
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Review – Grillstock, Walthamstow [London]

Think locally. Act hillbilly. A very fitting catchphrase for a restaurant that is different to many others in the City. Yes there’s plenty of BBQs, but there’s just something about Grillstock that draws you in and makes you part of the family!  Rating In a word
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Tasting Montreal – a quick guide

With my day job I get to travel around quite a lot, but last week I made it all the way to Montreal. It’s very strange being in a french speaking region that feels so similar to America. The food is also a strange but interesting mix.   The cuisine There’s some
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Review – Shikumen, Shepherd’s Bush [London]

As I sit on a tube train playing Mahjong, I can still taste and smell the experience I’ve just had. Shikumen isn’t necessarily what you’d expect from a Chinese restaurant, but that’s because it’s more traditional and less about satisfying us
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Recipe – Speedy Biryani by Ben’s Beginners for the Big Cookathon

The BIG Cookathon is an initiative by The Children’s Food Trust to get children and families regularly cooking and eating healthy meals together at home. This year the Cookathon dish is Speedy Biryani, brought to you by Ben’s Beginners, part of Uncle
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Recipe – Classic Sweet and Sour Chicken by Kikkoman

Sweet and sour is most commonly associated with gloopy red stuff from a takeaway, but this recipe from Kikkoman gives it a fresh, new, at-home outlook. It’s so quick and easy to make, vary the vegetables and meat depending on what’s in the fridge, and the sweet and sour
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Ken Hom’s Tips & Traditions for Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is the most traditional and superstitious festival in the Chinese calendar. The next Chinese New Year starts on 19th February 2015 and will be the Year of the Goat. According to Chinese tradition people born in the Year of the Goat are mild mannered, shy and
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Recipe – Chicken Peanut Satay Skewers by Amoy

We love Chinese food and with the Chinese New Year coming up on 19th Feb, what better way to celebrate than with some home-cooked Chinese food. This fab recipe from Amoy shows you how to take chicken satay to another level, by adding some great extras to their satay sauce –
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Review – The Tasting Room, Broadgate [London]

This fabulous pop-up brings new entertainment and style to the already pretty classy area of Broadgate. With a skating rink, fully loaded bar and delicious food, it’s a winter hide-out worth finding. Check out The Tasting Room before it disappears at the end of
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