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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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Recipe – Prawn Lo-Mein Noodle Stir Fry by Amoy

Many of us regularly chow down on a chow mein, but Lo-Mein is a lesser known Chinese noodle dish. It’s made with what flour noodles and often contains vegetables and meat or seafood. Traditionally it’s a variation of wonton noodle soup but the soup is separated from
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Recipe – Sichuan-style Aubergine with Tofu by Cauldron

Looking for a vegetarian option to serve up this Chinese New Year? Cauldron Foods has designed this great dish using sichuan-style aubergine and is served with Chinese style tofu and sauce. An easy to make dish and perfect to celebrate the New Year.
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Recipe: Aromatic beef & chilli noodle hot pot by Bord Bia – The Irish food board

Chinese food is delicious and often packs a punch in flavour, but often it’s hard to recreate that depth at home. The team at Bord Bia have created a fantastic one pot wonder, using marinated Irish beef to seal the flavour right into the meat. This is a great dish to try out on a
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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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Recipe – Butternut Squash & Sage Arancini Balls by Marcus Bean for Boursin

Arancini are a fantastic Italian tapas-style dish, made from pasta and good stuff and lightly fried til they’re crispy. Not the simplest thing to make at home but stunning if you want to impress someone or to help save those pennies from eating out in January. A great
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Review – Babylon’s Winter Terrace

What did you do for Halloween? Thanks to TB, we spent the evening in the gorgeous surroundings in Babylon at Kensington Roof Gardens. The venue is owned by Richard Branson, who famously bought it the day after he’d been turned away at the door by an over-zealous bouncer. In a
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Review – Bourgee, Southend [Essex]

A fantastic new edition to the Essex food scene, filling a gap in luxury dining and delivering great taste and stunning ingredients at a reasonable cost. Bourgee is warm and inviting while remaining something a little bit special. The staff really make the venue, with a fantastic
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