FOOD REVIEW: Alan Yau’s Park Chinois

You can smell the money, walking in here – both the fit out and the wealth of the diners. For a fact we were sat next to a billionaire, whose dining companion’s glittering high heels would have been visible from space. If you are smart – and we were – you can get away with […]

REVIEW: Motcombs – London Belgravia’s Most Famous Restaurant

This gem of a restaurant in Belgravia is the perfect old school classic. Hearty greetings from the locals at the bar,  slipping down below the iconic neon sign into a large, but intimate basement dining room aglint with crystal and decked with art for superb grub and bubbles is a rather special and, sadly, disappearing experience. Motcombs, now Belgravia’s […]

Cured Salmon & Crab – A Beautiful Christmas Day Starter or January Healthy Detox Recipe

Cured Salmon & Crab Recipe 500g fresh salmon fillet (skin and fat removed, you can ask your fish monger to do this for you) 250g hand-picked white crab meat 2 spring onions 2 red chili 50g chives 25ml olive oil Curing mix for salmon 250g table salt 250g caster sugar 1 star anise Zest 1 […]